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Nov 15, 2018

Ron English Buys Banksy Piece for $730k to Whitewash

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Ron English purchased Banksy’s Slave Labour  on Wednesday evening at Julien’s Auctions in Los Angeles with a bid of $600,000—$730,000 with buyer’s premium.  English bought the piece as a protest to the practice of auctioning public art removed from the street—in this case from the wall of a discount store in North London.  He plans to whitewash the piece in protest and also said he would then resell it for one million dollars.

Source: Evening Standard

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Huck Gee x BAIT x Robotech– S.Head at DesignerCon

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Surprise!  BAIT will be dropping their Huck Gee X Robotech S. Head figure at DesignerCon.  A member of the Dread Squadron, S. Head is clad in black + red with old-school tiger shark teeth markings. Find this bad-to-the-bone edition at the BAIT booth [#419].

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Joe Ledbetter x Jurassic Park–Spitter at DesignerCon

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And then there were three.  Joe Ledbetter has announced and revealed his officially-licensed Jurassic Park Spitter vinyl figure from 3DRetro.   Sculpted by Dave Bondi, JLed’s take on the Dilophosaurus stands 6” tall, is limited to 250 pieces, and will be available at DesignerCon.   Spitter joins the Nychos Trex and Felipe Rex by Juan Muniz as the trio of Jurassic Park vinyl toys dropping at DCon.

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