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Banksy

Lot 22

Weston Super Mare, 2003

Screen Print
13 4/5 × 39 2/5 in
35 × 100 cm
Edition of 150
This is part of a limited edition set.
Oliver Clatworthy Gallery Auction
Estimated value: £16,000–£18,000
Current bid
£14,000
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Oliver Clatworthy Gallery Auction

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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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White Gold Box Framed

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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

Lot 22

Weston Super Mare, 2003

Screen Print
13 4/5 × 39 2/5 in
35 × 100 cm
Edition of 150
This is part of a limited edition set.
Oliver Clatworthy Gallery Auction
Estimated value: £16,000–£18,000
Current bid
£14,000
1 bid, reserve not met.

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05d  21h  58m  22s
Ends Dec 13, 4:00pm
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