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Banksy

Bomb middle England, 2003

Screenprint in colors on paper
14 1/5 × 39 2/5 in
36 × 100 cm
Edition of 500
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numbered lower right with full margins.
Published by Pictures on Walls POW, Londres
Edition à 500 …

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numbered lower right with full margins.
Published by Pictures on Walls POW, Londres
Edition à 500 exemplaires
Edition of 500
36 × 100 cm - 13,8 × 39 in
Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by Pest Control office.

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.

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numbered lower right with full margins.
Published by Pictures on Walls POW, Londres
Edition à 500 …

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numbered lower right with full margins.
Published by Pictures on Walls POW, Londres
Edition à 500 exemplaires
Edition of 500
36 × 100 cm - 13,8 × 39 in
Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by Pest Control office.

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

Bomb middle England, 2003

Screenprint in colors on paper
14 1/5 × 39 2/5 in
36 × 100 cm
Edition of 500
Bidding closed
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