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Banksy

Balloon Girl, 2004

Screenprint in colours on wove paper
27 3/5 × 19 7/10 in
70 × 50 cm
Edition of 600
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Numbered from the edition of 600 in pencil, published by Pictures on Walls, London, with their …

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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, ‘Balloon Girl’, 2004, Print, Screenprint in colours on wove paper, Forum Auctions
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Numbered from the edition of 600 in pencil, published by Pictures on Walls, London, with their blindstamp, the full sheet, 700 x 500mm (27 5/8 x 19 5/8in)

This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by Pest Control Office.

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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

Balloon Girl, 2004

Screenprint in colours on wove paper
27 3/5 × 19 7/10 in
70 × 50 cm
Edition of 600
.
Bidding closed
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