Banksy, ‘Banksy, Nola (Grey)’, 2006, Oliver Cole Gallery
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Banksy

Banksy, Nola (Grey), 2006

Screen Print
29 9/10 × 22 in
76 × 56 cm
Edition of 63
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Location
Miami
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Oliver Cole Gallery
Miami

Banksy
Nola
2006
76 x 56 cm

Nola was created in response to the Hurricanes that devastated New …

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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, ‘Banksy, Nola (Grey)’, 2006, Oliver Cole Gallery
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About the work
Oliver Cole Gallery
Miami

Banksy
Nola
2006
76 x 56 cm

Nola was created in response to the Hurricanes that devastated New Orleans from Hurricane Katrina in 2005 to Hurricane Gustav in 2008. Nola is one of the most sought after Banksy prints. Banksy created Nola the city's nickname to sympathize with the people of New Orleans.

Nola first …

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Nola
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

Banksy, Nola (Grey), 2006

Screen Print
29 9/10 × 22 in
76 × 56 cm
Edition of 63
.
Sold
Location
Miami
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