Banksy, ‘Souvenir Wall Section, Walled Off Hotel’, 2018, Sculpture, Concrete block cream color and painted resin, PIASA
Save
Save
View
View in room
Share
Share

Banksy

Souvenir Wall Section, Walled Off Hotel, 2018

Concrete block cream color and painted resin
4 1/2 × 3 9/10 in
11.5 × 10 cm
Bidding closed
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
P
PIASA

(D) : 11,5 x 10 cm

numbered under the base "W3109"

Buyer responsible for Buyer’s Premium …

Medium
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, ‘Souvenir Wall Section, Walled Off Hotel’, 2018, Sculpture, Concrete block cream color and painted resin, PIASA
Save
Save
View
View in room
Share
Share
P
PIASA

(D) : 11,5 x 10 cm

numbered under the base "W3109"

Buyer responsible for Buyer’s Premium and any applicable taxes, including VAT.

Medium
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

Souvenir Wall Section, Walled Off Hotel, 2018

Concrete block cream color and painted resin
4 1/2 × 3 9/10 in
11.5 × 10 cm
Bidding closed
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
More from this series
View series

Series by this artist

Related works
Get the Artsy iOS app
Discover, buy, and sell art by the world’s leading artists
To download, scan this code with your phone’s camera