By now you may well have heard that Banksy was amongst the artists who donated a piece to join the Rooftop Burner Fund to aid friend Rowdy, who lost everything when his house, including his studio, recently burnt down.
Banksy’s donation came in the form of a unique version of his NOLA print, originally released [...]
This was a pretty big week for auctions featuring solid Banksy originals. Bonhams held their Vision 21 sale at Knightsbridge on Wednesday, while Sotheby’s had their Contemporay Art Day Auction the previous day. Often, these sales unearth some rarely seem gems from the hands of private collectors, and this week’s auctions were no exception.
Perhaps most [...]
At Bonhams Vision 21 Sale in Knightsbridge today, a few hard to find Banksy pieces went under the hammer. Nothing quite as exciting as last month’s sales, but interesting to see the highly desirable Christ With Shopping Bags print come up for sale.
Details of each Banksy lot in this sale are below
‘What Do You Get [...]
As much as it’s difficult to extrapolate from any one artist the strength of the art market as a whole, if we were to go by Banksy’s recent auction results alone, things can in a quantifiable way be judged as on the up.
February has long since been the month when the major auction houses awaken [...]
Another gem comes up for auction, this time it’s Banksy’s You Told That Joke Twice at Christies. This painting was originally exhibited at Banksy’s Severnshed exhibtion way back in 2000. The original site featuring the show is still live here.
Exhibited at Banksy’s seminal first indoor paintings show at Severnshed in his hometown of Bristol, [...]
One way or another, Banksy’s Kate Moss print has long been a good gauge of the Banksy market – consistently being the highest priced print of his to come up for sale, and it’s perceived success or failure at auction is often picked up by mainstream media channels.
Now we’re starting to enter the phase of [...]