Banksy Auction Sparks Concrete Controversy in Wynwood

Slave Labor (Bunting Boy) by Banksy

Slave Labor (Bunting Boy) by Banksy

Two slabs of concrete will be auctioned off this Saturday at Fine Art Auctions Miami located at 346 NW 29th Street.  The auction house is located on the ground floor of Museo Vault, a fine art storage facility, owned in part, by David Lombardi, an art collector and real estate developer in Wynwood.

With the bidding starting at a mere $500,000, controversy surrounds this work of art that was ripped out of a concrete wall in London, created by famed street artist, Banksy. The auction, featuring works of various artists who fall under the categories of Modern, Contemporary, Street Art, takes place this Saturday, February 23rd at 3pm.