Banksy's latest prank on New York art world hangs in thrift shop

October 31, 2013 6:16 AM

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Banksy's latest prank on New York art world hangs in thrift shop

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The renegade graffiti artist Banksy snubbed the art world again on Tuesday when he dropped off one of his paintings at a New York City thrift store.

The Housing Works thrift store, part of a chain that sells donated knickknacks to fund charities for AIDS and the homeless, began auctioning the Banksy original for $74,000 on Tuesday. By Wednesday afternoon, it was already going for $220,000.

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