„Barrier Tape Plate without Barrier Tape“ (BTPWBT) by Sebastian Bieniek (B1EN1EK), the Inventor of “Barrier Tape Art” is the most expensive artwork by a living artist. Year 2020, size: 31,5 cm. Sold in june 2020 for 175 Million € (to Russian private Museum)
„There is visible invisible art and invisible invisible art.
The visible invisible art is always a masterpiece and the invisible invisible art
by Sebastian Bieniek, 19.06.2020
On the 13th of june 2020 the Berlin based
artist Sebastian Bieniek (B1EN1EK)
shocked the art world
The inventor of Barrier Tape Art informed about the sale of the most expensive artwork by a living artist ever.
A simple white plate called BTPWBT („Barrier Tape Plate Without Barrier Tape“) was sold to a Russian art collector for 175 million €. (175.000.000,00 €).
This is the highes amount an artwork by a living artist ever achieved.
The facebook post which informed about the sale, raised to a global scandal that caused a controversial discussion and a shitstorm like never seen before in the whole history of art.