Gangsta Rat was initially released by Pictures on Walls as a signed edition of 150, and an unsigned edition of 350. Banksy also did 6 different AP colorways (AP-Pink/46, AP=Grey/61, AP-Blue/61, AP-Orange/61, AP-Green/20, and AP-Mint Green/8). Gangsta Rat combines spray-paint and black and white stenciling techniques. …

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Hand-signed by artist, Rare AP colorway edition of 20, Hand-signed and numbered in pencil, bottom left, COA from Pest Control
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Rats
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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
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Gangsta Rat (AP - Green), 2005

Screenprint in colors on wove paper
19 3/10 × 13 2/5 in
49 × 34 cm
Edition of 20
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Gangsta Rat was initially released by Pictures on Walls as a signed edition of 150, and an unsigned …

Medium
Condition
Perfect condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Rare AP colorway edition of 20, Hand-signed and numbered in pencil, bottom left, COA from Pest Control
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Series
Rats
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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