A look at some of the recent works of the famous anonymous British graffiti artist Banksy. Banksy’s “Love is in the Trash” was unveiled on October 12, 2018 at Sotheby’s in London. Originally titled “Bubble Girl,” the canvas went through a hidden shredder seconds after the hammer fell on Oct. 5 at an evening sale of contemporary art in London at Sotheby’s, making it the first work of art in history to be created live during an auction.
Banksy protested the imprisonment of Zehra Dogan, a Turkish artist who was imprisoned last year for painting.
A “civilian drone strike” unveiled in London last September targeted one of the world’s largest arms fairs.
The original version of Banksy’s work includes a red balloon. The printout offered to voters in the Bristol area showed a balloon colored like Union Jack’s flag.
In May, the elusive street artist Banksy unveiled a new mural. The large-scale painting depicts a worker tearing off one of the twelve stars of the European Union flag.
In March, Banksy unveiled a large-scale installation in Bethlehem. Titled Walled Off Hotel, the interactive work of art includes nine guest rooms and a presidential suite.
Each room criticizes the division between Israel and Palestine, and the hotel overlooks a 30-foot concrete wall that is described as the largest canvas in the world.
In June 2016, elusive British street artist Banksy painted this mural for a primary school student in his hometown of Bristol, England. The students had named a house in their school after the artist, who surprised them with a mural when they returned from vacation. Here’s a look at some of Banksy’s other notable works.
A Palestinian child stands next to a mural by Banksy on a kitten on the remains of a destroyed house in Beit Hanoun, Gaza, in February 2015.
A child in Beit Hanoun walks past a February 2015 mural depicting children using an Israeli watchtower as a swing.
A Banksy mural depicting pigeons holding anti-immigration signs was destroyed by a local council in Clacton-on-Sea, England, in October 2014, after the council received complaints that the artwork was offensive.
Banksy’s Grim Reaper Bumper Car exhibition is located in the lower east of New York in October 2013. The famous anonymous artist, whose paintings are regularly sold for six figures in auction houses around the world, said he was in ” a residence on the streets of New York. “
A piece of Banksy covers the main entrance of Larry Flint’s Hustler Club at Hell’s Kitchen in New York in October 2013.
Banksy’s replica of the Great Sphinx of Giza was made in Queens from broken slag blocks.
Banksy’s Ghetto 4 Life appeared in the Bronx in October 2013. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg suggested that Banksy was breaking the law with his guerrilla art, but New York City police said they were actively looking for him.
Banksy’s art can be seen at the top of the West Side of New York in October 2013.
Banksy’s work in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, was vandalized in broad daylight in October 2013.
One of Banksy’s works is this fiberglass sculpture by Ronald MacDonald, whose shoes shine in front of McDonald’s in the Bronx.
Graffiti depicting the Twin Towers appeared in the Tribeca neighborhood of New York in October 2013.
Banksy’s mural is visible on a wall in Queens. The quote is from the movie “Gladiator”. He says, “What we do in life resonates in eternity.”
A woman poses with Banksy’s picture on a heart-shaped balloon covered with bandages. The piece, in Brooklyn’s Red Hook neighborhood, was depersonalized with red spray paint shortly after it was completed.
Banksy’s mural of a dog urinating on a fire hydrant attracts attention
The gallery’s assistants corrected Banksy’s “Love is in the Air” before an auction in London in June 2013. The work sold for $ 248,776.
“The Crayola Shooter” was found in Los Angeles in 2011. It shows a child holding a machine gun and using pastel bullets.
Banksy’s murals appeared around New Orleans the day before the third anniversary of Hurricane Katrina in 2008.
A silhouette of a child holding a refrigerated kite was seen on a wall in New Orleans in 2008.
Graffiti on the side of a building in New Orleans shows an elderly man in a rocking chair under the 2008 Wanderless Banner.
A scene titled “Chicken Bites” from Banksy’s “The Village Pet Store and Charcoal Grill” was seen in New York in 2008.
A man walks past a piece of Banksy in London in 2006.
An image of two police officers kissing was seen in London in 2005.