Banksy, ‘'Defeated' Souvenir Wall Section’, 2019, Sculpture, Painted cast resin and concrete, Marcel Katz Art
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Banksy

'Defeated' Souvenir Wall Section, 2019

Painted cast resin and concrete
5 × 5 × 3 in
12.7 × 12.7 × 7.6 cm
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Marcel Katz Art
MIAMI

Miniature concrete souvenir sculpture from the Walled Off Hotel Gift Shop in Palestine, hand …

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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, ‘'Defeated' Souvenir Wall Section’, 2019, Sculpture, Painted cast resin and concrete, Marcel Katz Art
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Marcel Katz Art
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Miniature concrete souvenir sculpture from the Walled Off Hotel Gift Shop in Palestine, hand painted by local artists. Each piece is slightly unique.

Medium
Signature
Not signed
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

'Defeated' Souvenir Wall Section, 2019

Painted cast resin and concrete
5 × 5 × 3 in
12.7 × 12.7 × 7.6 cm
.
Sold
Location
MIAMI
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