Banksy, ‘Jack and Jill’, 2005, IFAC Arts
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Banksy

Jack and Jill, 2005

Screenprint on paper
19 7/10 × 27 3/5 in
50 × 70 cm
Edition of 350
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Location
New York City, Athens, London
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IFAC Arts
New York City, Athens, +1 more

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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, ‘Jack and Jill’, 2005, IFAC Arts
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About the work
IFAC Arts
New York City, Athens, +1 more

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Signed, numbered and stamped edition of 350 with Certificate of authenticity
Publisher
Pictures on Walls
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

Jack and Jill, 2005

Screenprint on paper
19 7/10 × 27 3/5 in
50 × 70 cm
Edition of 350
This is part of a limited edition set.
Sold
Location
New York City, Athens, London
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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