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Banksy

GOLD FLAG, AP “ghetto crew “, 2008

Screenprint in color on gold foil coated chromalux paper
19 7/10 × 27 3/5 in
50 × 70 cm
Edition of 112
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with the publisher’s blindstamp, POW, verso, numbered and inscribed “ Ghetto Crew” on reverse

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with the publisher’s blindstamp, POW, verso, numbered and inscribed “ Ghetto Crew” on reverse
Printed and published by Pictures on Walls, London,
Edition of 112 signed
Edition of 20 AP
50 × 70 cm - 19,6 × 27,5 in
Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by Pest Control office.

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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with the publisher’s blindstamp, POW, verso, numbered and inscribed “ Ghetto Crew” on reverse

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with the publisher’s blindstamp, POW, verso, numbered and inscribed “ Ghetto Crew” on reverse
Printed and published by Pictures on Walls, London,
Edition of 112 signed
Edition of 20 AP
50 × 70 cm - 19,6 × 27,5 in
Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by Pest Control office.

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

GOLD FLAG, AP “ghetto crew “, 2008

Screenprint in color on gold foil coated chromalux paper
19 7/10 × 27 3/5 in
50 × 70 cm
Edition of 112
Bidding closed
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