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Last night at the Montage Beverly Hills for Sean Penn’s Help Haiti Home Gala, Chris Martin bought a $650,000 painting on wood of a heart shaped ballon painted by the British street artist Banksy.
The Coldplay member and his wife Gwyneth Paltrow were amongst the attendees of this superstar-packed event. Chris Martin went home with this superb 39 x 48 inches piece on wood.

This “Heart Balloon” canvas is a new version of the New York City’s street piece which appeared last October during Banksy’s month long residency “Better Out Than In” (covered).
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Rom Levy

About Rom Levy

Rom is the founder & editor in chief of StreetArtNews. In 2009, he launched the ‘StreetArtNews’ website to promote underground art, which widened his scope to work with a larger roster of street artists on events and exhibitions. He is noted as one of the latest figures to help popularize street art and as an authority on the latest trends in urban contemporary art.