A gallery assistant poses with Banksy’s Devolved Parliament in London on Friday. Photo: AFP

Banksy painting of chimpanzees in parliament sells for record US$12 million

  • Auctioneer declares ‘history being made’ as bids comfortably surpass estimated price of US$1.9 million to US$2.5 million
  • Despite being painted in 2009, work has drawn comparisons to current-day politics, namely exchanges in Britain’s House of Commons over Brexit
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A gallery assistant poses with Banksy’s Devolved Parliament in London on Friday. Photo: AFP
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