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The Sellers Guide to Banksy

Thinking about selling your Banksy collection or even just selling a Banksy print? The first question you’ll want to ask is “How much is my Banksy art worth?” Answer? How much is anything worth? Sell your Banksy print, he might not like it, but chances are you’ll reap the benefits! Banksy is determinedly scornful of […]

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What now for Robin Gunningham and Banksy?

What is Banksy’s real name? The eternal question… answered? Banksy once said, “If you want to say something and have people listen then you have to wear a mask. If you want to be honest then you have to live a lie.” Unfortunately for Banksy, people like to put a face to a name, we’ve […]

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Banksy: The Shakespeare Complex

Banksy and Shakespeare have a number of similarities: a knack for making both scathing, satirical statements and sentimental ones; an ability to connect with the general public en masse; unrivaled genius in their field; the ability to fuse the classical with the contemporary; an ability to turn the topical into art (see Banksy’s latest work, […]

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Collecting, and selling, Banksy

Banksy collector and MyArtBroker client, Simon, is over on Flux Magazine talking about his Banksy collection, plus how and why he came to sell it. Read an extract below and the full article here. Simon began collecting Banksy in the early 2000s while he was training to become a solicitor. Spending ten years living in […]

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Banksy: A Cultural Investment

“People say graffiti is ugly, irresponsible and childish… but that’s only if it’s done properly.” Banksy, Wall and Piece In anticipation of several new installations in Bristol Museum and Art Gallery’s modern and contemporary wing, Modern and Contemporary Art curator, Julia Carver, tells us about one of Bristol’s most famous contemporary artists, the anonymous godfather […]

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A-Z of Banksy: T to Z

In our final instalment of the A-Z of Banksy, we see one of the very few sculptures by the anonymous street artist, which later went on to become a mural in Gaza, as well as his homage to Weston Super Mare (the place in which Dismaland made an appearance in summer 2015) and even more […]

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Banksy in Bethlehem

This morning Banksy fans on Instagram were greeted with his first post since Dismaland a year and a half ago. The image was a mysteriously ethereal, seemingly conceptual capture of falling white feathers on a teal background. Banksy’s fans reacted to this cryptic post with a variety of excited responses. Varying from: ‘What does it all […]

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A-Z of Banksy: R and S

In 2010, Banksy was named in the list of one hundred most influential people in the world by Time magazine. His darkly comic political and social commentary continues to dominate the street art scene, from his infamous radar rat commenting on the surveillance of Londoners (and indeed the world) through to his more recent murals highlighting […]

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A-Z of Banksy: M to Q

A British street artist with an international reputation, over the last decade Banksy has become one of the UK’s best exports. His political and social commentary pieces make headlines globally and his print releases never fail to generate pandemonium. In our ongoing A-Z series, we are now introduced to two of Banksy’s queens. Monkey Queen […]

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A-Z of Banksy: J to L

Once installing one of his own paintings in the Tate, Banksy has gone on to be a leading figure in the street art genre, his prints are in high demand all over the world, as are the walls on which he stencils his pieces. If you want to buy Banksy art, but you’re not sure […]

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A-Z of Banksy: G to I

Our exploration of Banksy art prints continues, with a closer look at some popular works by the anonymous street artist. This week, the infamous Banksy rat makes more than one appearance – highly sought after, rarely available, but popular amongst Banksy art buyers around the world. Get Out While You Can (Placard Rat) Get Out While […]

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A-Z of Banksy: D to F

We’re breaking down the Banksy portfolio, going through each piece, considering, dissecting and opining – so if you’re looking to buy or sell artwork by Banksy, you’ll be in the know before you take the plunge. Di Faced Tenners The Di Faced Tenner has become one of British Street Artist Banksy’s most notorious works. It is […]

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