Artist vows to destroy Banksy work he bought for $730K
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US artist Ron English has vowed to whitewash an artwork by Banksy that he bought for $730,000, in protest of the market in street art.

The piece in question, titled "Slave Labour," depicts a young child on his knees by a sewing machine as he produces Union Jack bunting. It was painted on the outside wall of a bargain shop in north London in 2012 but was removed from the wall months later, before resurfacing at auction in Miami.

The lot was withdrawn after protests, but the artwork was eventually...

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