Artists and authors who destroyed their own work

One famous artist destroyed dozens of his paintings with a knife

Stars Insider

14/11/23 | StarsInsider


There have been numerous malicious attacks on famous works of art throughout the years, but artists and authors alike have also destroyed their own works by choice. While some believed their early work was not good enough, others destroyed their works out of protest, or indeed as a feature of the work itself.

Browse through the following gallery and learn all about the artists and authors who destroyed their own work.

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