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Banksy

Have A Nice Day, 2003

Screen print in colours on wove paper
12 3/5 × 39 2/5 in
32 × 100 cm
Edition of 500
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Tate Ward Auctions

numbered from an edition of 500 in pencil, published by Pictures On Walls; sheet: 32 x 100

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numbered from an edition of 500 in pencil, published by Pictures On Walls; sheet: 32 x 100

Please note this lot is subject to Artist Resale Right, more information can be found at Tate Ward Conditions of Sale.

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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About the work
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Tate Ward Auctions

numbered from an edition of 500 in pencil, published by Pictures On Walls; sheet: 32 x 100

Please …

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numbered from an edition of 500 in pencil, published by Pictures On Walls; sheet: 32 x 100

Please note this lot is subject to Artist Resale Right, more information can be found at Tate Ward Conditions of Sale.

Banksy
British
Follow

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

Have A Nice Day, 2003

Screen print in colours on wove paper
12 3/5 × 39 2/5 in
32 × 100 cm
Edition of 500
Bidding closed
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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