Banksy (1973?)

The work of one of the most prominent contemporary artists with the pseudonym Banksy, whose real name and identity still remain unconfirmed and are the subject of speculation, has its roots in the Bristol underground scene of the 1990s. His legendary street art works, executed in a distinctive stencilling technique, have appeared in the streets of metropolises around the world. The use of stencils helps him to minimise the time of creation, which is based on the nature of illegality of street art, and thus the need to create quickly. He claims he changed to stencilling whilst hiding from the police under a rubbish truck, when he noticed the stencilled serial number. In his works, filled with wit and metaphors, this artist and political activist often deals with various social themes. Banksy displays his art in public places; his paintings and graphics appear very rarely on the art market.

Selected exhibitions:
Summer Art Salon, KODL Gallery, Prague, CZE, 2021
The Walled Off Hotel, Bethlehem, 2017
Banksy vs Bristol Museum, Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, 2009
The Village Pet Store and Charcoal Grill, Greenwich Village, New York, 2008
Turf War, Kingsland Road, London, 2003


Napalm
2004
screenprint in colors, 405/500
50 × 70 cm

sold at 87th Auction of KODL Gallery

Morons (Sepia)
2007
screenprint in colors, 138/300
56 × 76 cm

ARTIST'S RECORD SALE

sold at 86th Auction of KODL Gallery

Tesco Value Petrol Bomb
2011
offset lithograph, an unnumbered edition of 2000 pcs
48 × 38 cm

sold

Flying Copper
2004
screenprint in colors, 129/600
100 × 70 cm

sold

Pulp Fiction
2004
screenprint in colors on wove paper, 356/600
49 × 70 cm

sold

Trolleys (black and white)
2007
screenprint in colors on wove paper, 58/500
56 × 76 cm

sold



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