Take a look at some of the recent work by famed anonymous British graffiti artist Banksy. Banksy’s “Love in the Trash Can” will be presented on October 12, 2018 at Sotheby’s in London. Originally titled “Girl with Balloon”, the painting passed through a hidden shredder seconds after the hammer fell on October 5 at Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale in London, making it the first piece of art in history to be created live during an auction.
Banksy was protesting the imprisonment of Zehra Dogan, a Turkish artist who was imprisoned last year for a painting.
The “civilian drone strike” unveiled last September in London targeted one of the world’s largest arms shows.
The original version of Banksy’s work depicts a red balloon. The print offered to voters in the Bristol area featured a balloon in the colors of the Union Jack flag.
In May, the elusive street artist Banksy unveiled a new mural. The large-scale painting shows a worker ripping off one of the twelve stars on the flag of the European Union.
In March, Banksy showed a large-scale installation in Bethlehem. The interactive piece of art called The Walled Off Hotel 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 called the world’s largest canvas.
In June 2016, the elusive British street artist Banksy painted this mural for elementary school students in his native Bristol, England. The students named a house at 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 famous works.
A Palestinian child stands next to a Banksy mural of a kitten in the ruins of a destroyed house in Beit Hanoun, Gaza, in February 2015.
A child in Beit Hanoun walks past a mural, February 2015, showing children using an Israeli watchtower as a swing.
A Banksy mural of pigeons carrying anti-immigration posters was destroyed by the local council in Clacton-on-Sea, England in October 2014 after the council received complaints that the artwork was offensive.
The Banksy Art Exhibition “Scythe Bumper Car” takes place on New York’s Lower East Side in October 2013. The well-known anonymous artist, whose paintings regularly sell for six figures at auctions around the world, said he “lived on the streets of New York.” New York.”
Banksy’s work graces the main entrance to Larry Flynt’s Hustler Club in New York City’s Hell’s Kitchen in October 2013.
Banksy’s replica of the Great Sphinx of Giza was made in Queens from broken cinder blocks.
Ghetto Life 4 by Banksy appeared in the Bronx in October 2013. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has suggested that Banksy is breaking the law with his guerrilla art exhibitions, but the New York City Police Department denied it was actively looking for him.
Banksy’s art can be seen on New York’s Upper West Side 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 a fiberglass sculpture of Ronald McDonald cleaning shoes in front of a McDonald’s restaurant in the Bronx.
Graffiti depicting the Twin Towers appeared in the TriBeCa area of New York in October 2013.
A Banksy mural is visible on a wall in Queens. Quote from the movie “Gladiator”. It says: “What we do in life echoes in eternity.”
A woman poses next to a Banksy painting of a heart-shaped balloon wrapped in bandages. The piece in the Red Hook neighborhood of Brooklyn was defaced with red spray paint shortly after it was completed.
Banksy’s mural of a dog urinating on a fire hydrant draws attention
Gallery assistants adjust Banksy’s Love in the Air ahead of an auction in London in June 2013. The piece was sold for $248,776.
The Crayola Shooter is located in Los Angeles in 2011. It depicts a child armed with a machine gun and using crayons instead of bullets.
Murals by Banksy appeared in New Orleans a day before the third anniversary of Hurricane Katrina in 2008.
A silhouette of a child holding a refrigerator-shaped kite is seen on a wall in New Orleans in 2008.
Graffiti on the wall of a building in New Orleans depicts an elderly man in a rocking chair with the slogan “Don’t loiter around” in 2008.
Scene titled “Chicken Nuggets” from Banksy’s “Country Pet Shop and Charcoal Grill” in New York City in 2008.
A man walks past a Banksy work in London, 2006.
A stencil image of two police officers kissing can be seen in London in 2005.