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Banksy

Choose Your Weapon (Red), ca. 2010

Screenprint
27 3/5 × 27 3/5 in
70 × 70 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Kings Wood Art
Rumson
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Low edition signed work in one of the most desirable colourways
Edition: 25 (25 Signed, 0 Unsigned)

Low edition signed work in one of the most desirable colourways
Edition: 25 (25 Signed, 0 Unsigned)

Condition
Excellent
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Hand-signed by Banksy lower right
Frame
Included
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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Low edition signed work in one of the most desirable colourways
Edition: 25 (25 Signed, 0 Unsigned)

Low edition signed work in one of the most desirable colourways
Edition: 25 (25 Signed, 0 Unsigned)

Condition
Excellent
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Hand-signed by Banksy lower right
Frame
Included
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

Choose Your Weapon (Red), ca. 2010

Screenprint
27 3/5 × 27 3/5 in
70 × 70 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
Sold
location
Rumson
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