Banksy Painting Sells For Record $12.2 Million

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Banksy’s “Devolved Parliament” painting, which depicts the British House of Commons as chimpanzees, sold at a Sotheby’s auction for $12.2 million, smashing the anonymous street artist’s previous record of $1.3 million. What do you think?

“Nothing sticks it to the upper classes like being wholly embraced by them.”

Noel Levy • Catering Delegator

“Enough with these inscrutable metaphors, Banksy. Tell us what you mean!”

Adam Hodges • Assembly Scheduler


“Whoever paid $12.2 million for that thing is getting ripped off. Parliament is made up of humans, not chimpanzees.”

Brandon Hale • Rock Climbing Guide