News about Banksy
Banksy creates T-shirt to aid statue-toppling defendants
LONDON (AP) – Hundreds of people lined up on December 11th in the English city of Bristol to get the latest work by elusive street artist Banksy – a T-shirt created to help four defendants charged over the toppling of a local statue of a slave trader.
Exhibit of 80+ Banksy artworks opens in Chicago
CHICAGO (AP) – An exhibit of more than 80 works by the graffiti artist known publicly only as Banksy is now on view in Chicago. The Art of Banksy, which opened August 21, will run through October 31 in a shuttered, 45,000-square-foot broadcast communications museum.
Gallery Report: Banksy makes it rain at Heritage
ATLANTA – At the beginning of every month, ACN columnist Ken Hall delivers top auction highlights from around the United States and the world at large. Here’s his May 2021 Gallery Report. All prices include the buyer’s premium, except where noted.
Banksy reigned in Heritage Auctions April 22 sale
DALLAS – Heritage Auctions’ April 22 Prints & Multiples Signature Auction closed the books at $1.9 million. That sum nearly doubled the pre-auction estimate for the 81-lot event, due in large part to the overwhelming interest in works by Banksy, Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, KAWS, and David Hockney, among others. More than 500 bidders from […]