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Banksy

Bar Code, 2004

Screenprint in colors
19 7/10 × 27 3/5 in
50 × 70 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Robin Rile Fine Art
Miami
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Screenprint in colors, 2004, signed in pencil, numbered edition of 150, with the publisher's …

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Screenprint in colors, 2004, signed in pencil, numbered edition of 150, with the publisher's blindstamp, Pictures on Walls, London, on wove paper Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Pest Control

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Pictures on Walls, London
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.

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Screenprint in colors, 2004, signed in pencil, numbered edition of 150, with the publisher's …

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Screenprint in colors, 2004, signed in pencil, numbered edition of 150, with the publisher's blindstamp, Pictures on Walls, London, on wove paper Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Pest Control

Signature
Signed in Pencil
Publisher
Pictures on Walls, London
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

Bar Code, 2004

Screenprint in colors
19 7/10 × 27 3/5 in
50 × 70 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
Sold
location
Miami
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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