Banksy, ‘Palestine Hope Wall’, 2017, Sculpture, Painted cast resin with separate concrete block base, Alpha 137 Gallery Gallery Auction
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Banksy

Palestine Hope Wall, 2017

Painted cast resin with separate concrete block base
5 1/5 × 5 × 3 1/2 in
13.3 × 12.7 × 8.9 cm
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Alpha 137 Gallery Gallery Auction

This sculpture depicts a piece of the Israeli West Bank barrier, a military structure over 700k m …

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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, ‘Palestine Hope Wall’, 2017, Sculpture, Painted cast resin with separate concrete block base, Alpha 137 Gallery Gallery Auction
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Alpha 137 Gallery Gallery Auction

This sculpture depicts a piece of the Israeli West Bank barrier, a military structure over 700k m long built by the Israeli government. These were sold exclusively at the Walled Off Hotel in Bethlehem and are now collector's items. It's a non-editioned multiple, with each one being unique. The wall sits on a …

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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

Palestine Hope Wall, 2017

Painted cast resin with separate concrete block base
5 1/5 × 5 × 3 1/2 in
13.3 × 12.7 × 8.9 cm
.
Bidding closed
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