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Banksy

NOLA White Rain Signed, 2008, 2008

Screenprint in colors
30 × 21 1/2 in
76.2 × 54.6 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
On hold
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Rumson
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Kings Wood Art
Rumson
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Nola appeared on a New Orleans wall, during Banksy's time there in 2008 on St. Claude Avenue at …

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Nola appeared on a New Orleans wall, during Banksy's time there in 2008 on St. Claude Avenue at Kerlerec Street in Marigny. When interviewed about the work, Banksy said it represents how things that are there to protect us can also cause us harm. The rain depicted unusually falls from inside the umbrella, …

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Signed bottom right Numbered lower left xx/289
Publisher
POW
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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Nola appeared on a New Orleans wall, during Banksy's time there in 2008 on St. Claude Avenue at …

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Nola appeared on a New Orleans wall, during Banksy's time there in 2008 on St. Claude Avenue at Kerlerec Street in Marigny. When interviewed about the work, Banksy said it represents how things that are there to protect us can also cause us harm. The rain depicted unusually falls from inside the umbrella, …

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Signature
Signed bottom right Numbered lower left xx/289
Publisher
POW
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

NOLA White Rain Signed, 2008, 2008

Screenprint in colors
30 × 21 1/2 in
76.2 × 54.6 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
On hold
location
Rumson
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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