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Choose Your Weapon is a portrayal of British disaffected youth and gang culture whose aggressive dogs have become weaponry in their quest for power. The naive style of the dog further evokes the detachment to the reality of a weapons ability. The hooded man’s menacing appearance is contrasted by his casual …

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Perfect condition, framed
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Hand-signed by artist, Rare Colorway Olive, hand-signed, and numbered in pencil /25, bottom right, COA from Pest Control
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Choose Your Weapon
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Pictures on Walls
Banksy
British

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.

Selected exhibitions
2020
Banksy: Catch Me If You CanHOFA Gallery (House of Fine Art)
BANKSY: UnmaskedTaglialatella Galleries
2013
Urban Art ClassicsMUCA
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Banksy
British

Choose Your Weapon (Olive Colorway), 2010

Screenprint in colors on wove paper with full margins
27 3/5 × 27 3/5 in
70 × 70 cm
Edition of 25
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Choose Your Weapon is a portrayal of British disaffected youth and gang culture whose aggressive …

Medium
Condition
Perfect condition, framed
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Rare Colorway Olive, hand-signed, and numbered in pencil /25, bottom right, COA from Pest Control
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Series
Choose Your Weapon
Publisher
Pictures on Walls
Banksy
British

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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