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Gavels 'n' Paddles: Happy Chopper by Banksy, $140,800, Julien's Auctions

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far
by Ken Hall
An artwork by legendary graffiti artist Banksy, titled Happy Chopper (2002), sold for $140,800 at a Street Art & Contemporary Art Auction held April 30 by Julien’s Auctions in Los Angeles. Also, Banksy’s Untitled (DJ & Crane) from 1999 brought $128,000; Banksy’s Heart Boy brought $125,000; Walk the Line (2005) by Shepard Fairey breezed to $32,000; an artwork by Robert Rauschenberg fetched $32,000; Andy Warhol’s Mao (1972) made $28,800; and Faile’s Mini Puzzle Box (2014) rose to $12,800. Prices include a 25 percent buyer’s premium.

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Happy Chopper by Banksy, $140,800, Julien’s Auctions