Banksy, ‘"Drill Rat"’, 2003, MultiplesInc Projects
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Banksy

"Drill Rat", 2003

Aerosol spray on fiberboard.
17 7/10 × 23 3/5 in
45 × 60 cm
This is ephemera, an artifact related to the artist.
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New York City
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MultiplesInc Projects
New York City

Provenance is Jon Swinstead- Original co-founder of POW - Pictures on Walls. The other founder …

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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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Provenance is Jon Swinstead- Original co-founder of POW - Pictures on Walls. The other founder was....Banksy. (and still is)
Bought in person from Jon Swinstead in London. Comes with a note stating the above. Banksy often tests his stencil before hitting the streets. This is such a test. And with the best provenance in …

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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.

Banksy

"Drill Rat", 2003

Aerosol spray on fiberboard.
17 7/10 × 23 3/5 in
45 × 60 cm
This is ephemera, an artifact related to the artist.
Contact For Price
Location
New York City
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