Banksy, ‘Applause’, 2006, Print, Screen print on paper, Joseph Fine Art LONDON
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Banksy

Applause, 2006

Screen print on paper
29 9/10 × 44 9/10 in
76 × 114 cm
Edition of 500 (350 unsigned, 150 signed)
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Framed, on display and available to view at Joseph Fine Art, LONDON Numbered in pencil, COA from Pest Control
Banksy
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Whether plastering cities with his trademark parachuting rat, painting imagined openings in the West Bank barrier in Israel, or stenciling “We’re bored of fish” above a penguins’ zoo enclosure, Banksy creates street art with an irreverent wit and an international reputation that precedes his anonymous identity. “TV has made going to the theatre seem pointless, photography has pretty much killed painting,” he says, “but graffiti has remained gloriously unspoilt by progress.” Banksy has gained his notoriety through a range of urban interventions, from modifying street signs and printing his own currency to illegally hanging his own works in institutions such as the Louvre and the Museum of Modern Art. Most often using spray paint and stencils, Banksy has crafted a signature, immediately identifiable graphic style—and a recurring cast of cops, soldiers, children, and celebrities—through which he critically examines contemporary issues of consumerism, political authority, terrorism, and the status of art and its display.

Banksy, ‘Applause’, 2006, Print, Screen print on paper, Joseph Fine Art LONDON
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Framed, on display and available to view at Joseph Fine Art, LONDON Numbered in pencil, COA from Pest Control
Banksy
British
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Whether plastering cities with his trademark parachuting rat, painting imagined openings in the West Bank barrier in Israel, or stenciling “We’re bored of fish” above a penguins’ zoo enclosure, Banksy creates street art with an irreverent wit and an international reputation that precedes his anonymous identity. “TV has made going to the theatre seem pointless, photography has pretty much killed painting,” he says, “but graffiti has remained gloriously unspoilt by progress.” Banksy has gained his notoriety through a range of urban interventions, from modifying street signs and printing his own currency to illegally hanging his own works in institutions such as the Louvre and the Museum of Modern Art. Most often using spray paint and stencils, Banksy has crafted a signature, immediately identifiable graphic style—and a recurring cast of cops, soldiers, children, and celebrities—through which he critically examines contemporary issues of consumerism, political authority, terrorism, and the status of art and its display.

Banksy

Applause, 2006

Screen print on paper
29 9/10 × 44 9/10 in
76 × 114 cm
Edition of 500 (350 unsigned, 150 signed)
.
Sold
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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