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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]