Remember Devolved Parliament, Banksy’s work from 2009 depicting a bunch of chimpanzees as members of the House of Commons? Well, it was a record sale for the British street artist.
Possibly the most provocative artist of our time, Banksy, is again making headlines, but this time, there’s no controversy involved. The British artist’s 2009 work Devolved Parliament is set to become his most expensive work when it goes under the gavel on the evening of October 3 in London. The sale comes a year after […]
After anonymous artist Banksy shocked the art world when his Girl With Red Balloon painting promptly ‘self-destructs’ after being successfully sold in an auction, it inspired a series of memes, along with businesses riding on this act for advertising. It was a shocking act of defiance which I thought will be quickly forgotten. Well, as […]
Banksy shocked the world yet again. This time, the elusive England-based street artist’s painting, Girl With Red Balloon, got a Mission Impossible’s ‘self-destruct’ treatment moments after the hammer went down to seal the deal at a cool £1 million (that was inclusive of buyer’s premium, btw), or about US$1.3 million. This is not even a […]