A Buyer’s Guide to Banksy

UPDATED June 2020
If you are in the market for a Banksy, then there are a few pieces of advice you should be armed with before you start to make sure you find the right piece at the right price.

With the artist’s prolific output and lasting popularity, […]

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The Expert Guide to Selling a Banksy

*UPDATED May 2020
Thinking about selling a Banksy collection or your Banksy print? It can seem a daunting process, but our guide will make it easy to understand all the important variables and how to sell for the best price. 

The first question you […]

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Pest Control: a guide to verifying Banksy prints for buyers & sellers

Is that a real Banksy? Buying and selling art can be a tricky business to navigate with the occasional forger and fraudster making it tough for those less familiar with the world of contemporary art, and these people can be anyone from amateur art critics […]

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Banksy The Benevolent: 10 Times Banksy Has Done Something For Charity

We estimate that in the last 20 years Banksy has raised over 12 million pounds for charity. He may be the best-selling contemporary artist of all time, but Banksy’s work has, from the beginning, sought to serve a social purpose.
It’s widely known […]

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A Banksy Investment Guide

Buying a Banksy might be one of the most lucrative investments out there right now, as we take a look at how banking on the illusive artist measures up against gold, silver, property and more.

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London’s Top 12 Banksy Murals

The ultimate guide to Banksy’s most famous London murals
Since he first appeared on the street art scene in Bristol around the early 2000s, Banksy’s art has conquered city streets, buildings, the London Underground and gallery walls around the world […]

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Banksy’s Love is in the Bin: The Greatest PR Stunt of All Time? Everything you need to know about Banksy’s unforgettable night at Sotheby’s

In October 2018, Banksy’s Girl With Balloon went to auction at Sotheby’s. Just as the hammer came down at £1.04 million, the painting began to self-destruct, leaving half the canvas in shreds. The audience were aghast and the auction went down in […]

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Banksy: Master of the Stencil

The story goes that when Banksy was just starting out on his graffiti career in the early 90s in Bristol he would be painting freehand when someone would come along and he would have to run away, leaving his work unfinished. It was during one of these […]

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Who is Banksy? Myths and truths about the worlds most talked about artist

As one of the most elusive figures on the contemporary art scene, Banksy continues to be the subject of speculation around his identity, background and net worth. Here we take a deep dive into what is known about the street artist and try and answer some […]

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How to Insure a Banksy

Contrary to the luck of the owner of Love is in the Bin – the notorious Banksy work that was shredded live at auction in 2018 – not all damage adds value. Here’s how to ensure you’re covered, should the worst happen.
“Art is at its best when it is […]

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Under the Hammer: Top prices paid for Banksy at auction

Courting controversy at every turn, Banksy continues to be one of the most highly sought after artists in the world. And while he is largely dismissed by the critics, his work has enormous popular appeal, as demonstrated by the many column inches dedicated […]

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A Guide to Auction v Private Sale

‘I can’t believe you morons actually… sell like this’, and other reasons why the traditional auction model can’t keep up.
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="793"] Banksy’s I Can’t Believe You Morons Actually Buy This Shit[/caption]
Here’s our guide […]

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Storage, Display and Restoration: A How-To Guide to Caring for your Banksy Print

While a Banksy print requires considerably less protection and conservation than an Old Master, there are still many important factors to consider when buying, framing and hanging an artwork by the street artist. Here we caught up with our recommended […]

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