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Walmart Was Briefly Selling Fake “Destroy Capitalism” Banksy Prints

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Slate managed to catch a “Destroy Capitalism” Banksy print being sold on the Walmart website. The listing has since been taken down.

According to Walmart, the listing was through a third-party vendor. That vendor is also claiming that they got the prints through a third-party. A Banksy representative told LAist that this and others were counterfeit, and they were “dealing” with Walmart.

The print depicts a vendor selling “Destroy Capitalism” t-shirts for $30. So, a commodity of an art piece about selling a commodity. It’s commodity inception.

Read more at Slate and LAist.