Banksy sells paintings at deep discounts in Central Park

Prankster street artist Banksy continued his New York City residency this weekend near Central Park by setting up an art stall, manned by someone else. Banksy sold six original paintings, netting $420. Clearly, context is everything.

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  1. And that's really the key. Buying art as investment takes a lot of work and a willingness to gamble. Buy art you love, and that is within your budget, and you'll always at least get your money's worth and may sometimes get lucky.

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