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Banksy

Precision Bombing, 2000

Stencil spray paint stretched over board, with various test stencils on reverse
10 1/5 × 18 1/10 in
26 × 46 cm
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with various test stencils on reverse, signed in stencil
26 × 46 cm – 10,2 × 18,1 in
This work was …

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with various test stencils on reverse, signed in stencil
26 × 46 cm – 10,2 × 18,1 in
This work was executed 2000, it is unique in its format
Un certificat d’authenticité du Pest Control Office sera remis à l’acquéreur
Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by Pest Control office.

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
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Digard Auction

with various test stencils on reverse, signed in stencil
26 × 46 cm – 10,2 × 18,1 in
This work was …

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with various test stencils on reverse, signed in stencil
26 × 46 cm – 10,2 × 18,1 in
This work was executed 2000, it is unique in its format
Un certificat d’authenticité du Pest Control Office sera remis à l’acquéreur
Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by Pest Control office.

Banksy
British
Follow

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

Precision Bombing, 2000

Stencil spray paint stretched over board, with various test stencils on reverse
10 1/5 × 18 1/10 in
26 × 46 cm
Bidding closed
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