Banksy, ‘LAUGH NOW’, 2004, Print, Screenprint in colors on wove paper under Plexiglas, John Moran Auctioneers
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Banksy

LAUGH NOW, 2004

Screenprint in colors on wove paper under Plexiglas
27 1/2 × 19 1/2 in
69.9 × 49.5 cm
Edition of 37
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John Moran Auctioneers
Monrovia

Edition: AP/37

Dimensions:
Image: 25.75" H x 16.5" W; Sheet: 27.5" H x 19.5" W

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Signature
Signed lower right corner of image: Banksy
Publisher
Pictures on Walls, pub., and with their blindstamp lower left sheet corner
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.

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Monrovia

Edition: AP/37

Dimensions:
Image: 25.75" H x 16.5" W; Sheet: 27.5" H x 19.5" W

This lot is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by Pest Control Office.

Condition: Generally good condition. The full sheet. A very unobtrusive bend at the tip of the bottom right sheet corner. Framed …

Medium
Signature
Signed lower right corner of image: Banksy
Publisher
Pictures on Walls, pub., and with their blindstamp lower left sheet corner
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

LAUGH NOW, 2004

Screenprint in colors on wove paper under Plexiglas
27 1/2 × 19 1/2 in
69.9 × 49.5 cm
Edition of 37
Bidding closed
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