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Banksy

Love is in The Air, 2003

Screenprint
19 7/10 × 27 3/5 in
50 × 70 cm
Edition of 500
This is part of a limited edition set.
£20,000 - 30,000
location
Bristol
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Lougher Contemporary
Bristol
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Since arriving on the Bristol underground art scene in the 1990s, Banksy–whose real identity …

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Since arriving on the Bristol underground art scene in the 1990s, Banksy–whose real identity remains a mystery–has been behind some of the most audacious and witty guerilla art around the globe. Getting his start in tagged graffiti, the British artist quickly adopted his signature graphic street art style where he …

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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.

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About the work
Lougher Contemporary
Bristol
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Since arriving on the Bristol underground art scene in the 1990s, Banksy–whose real identity …

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Since arriving on the Bristol underground art scene in the 1990s, Banksy–whose real identity remains a mystery–has been behind some of the most audacious and witty guerilla art around the globe. Getting his start in tagged graffiti, the British artist quickly adopted his signature graphic street art style where he …

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Signature
This is not signed, not signed
Frame
Not included
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

Love is in The Air, 2003

Screenprint
19 7/10 × 27 3/5 in
50 × 70 cm
Edition of 500
This is part of a limited edition set.
£20,000 - 30,000
location
Bristol
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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