NEW YORK – On Tuesday, September 20, starting at 6 pm Eastern time, Jasper52 will conduct an auction titled Exclusive Street Art, featuring 78 lots of works by practitioners who enliven public spaces with post-graffiti imagery. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
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NEW YORK – Two works by street artist Mr. Brainwash and a 1951 Bernard Buffet limited edition lithograph will fight for top lot status in Jasper52’s Fine Art, Prints and Multiples auction, which will be conducted on Wednesday, June 8, beginning at 3 pm Eastern time. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
NEW YORK — The street artist known as Banksy is both a known and unknown commodity. Yes, a commodity, as crass as that may sound. The famously anonymous street artist has created hundreds of artworks on public buildings and structures while successfully guarding his or her identity – a serious feat in a world where social media abounds and millions carry camera-equipped smart phones in their pockets. The artist lets the art speak for itself. Still, that hasn’t stopped some from trying to commodify Bansky’s art, which has brought six-figure prices, even topping the million-dollar mark at auction.
LONDON (AP) — Banksy appears to have thrown his support behind a campaign to turn a former prison in the English town of Reading into an arts venue, a town spokesman said on Thursday, after the street artist confirmed that artwork that appeared on a red brick wall of the prison was of his making.