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Banksy

Paranoid Pictures , 2008

Acrylic and spray paint on canvas
11 4/5 × 11 4/5 in
30 × 30 cm
Edition of 25
This is part of a limited edition set.
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LONDON
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EXTRAORDINARY OBJECTS
LONDON
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‘Paranoid Pictures’ is a parody of the logo for American Film Company 'Paramount Pictures', …

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‘Paranoid Pictures’ is a parody of the logo for American Film Company 'Paramount Pictures', and was used by Banksy as a fictional production company for his 2010 Oscar-nominated documentary ‘Exit Through The Gift Shop’.

Condition
Excellent condition. Framed to museum standards in a black box frame.
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed by the artist on verso. Tagged in red by the artist on the side of canvas
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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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LONDON
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‘Paranoid Pictures’ is a parody of the logo for American Film Company 'Paramount Pictures', …

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‘Paranoid Pictures’ is a parody of the logo for American Film Company 'Paramount Pictures', and was used by Banksy as a fictional production company for his 2010 Oscar-nominated documentary ‘Exit Through The Gift Shop’.

Condition
Excellent condition. Framed to museum standards in a black box frame.
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed by the artist on verso. Tagged in red by the artist on the side of canvas
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Included
Image rights
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

Paranoid Pictures , 2008

Acrylic and spray paint on canvas
11 4/5 × 11 4/5 in
30 × 30 cm
Edition of 25
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
location
LONDON
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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