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Sotheby's to accept bitcoin, ethereum for Banksy's 'Love is in the Air' artwork(Twitter/SPORTSCIRCUSINT)

Sotheby's to accept bitcoin, ethereum for Banksy's 'Love is in the Air' artwork

Reuters |
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2021 04:26 PM IST
Bidding at Sotheby's auction for Banksy's iconic artwork 'Love is in the Air' is estimated at $3 million to $5 million with the buyer having the option to pay with cryptocurrency (bitcoin and ethereum)
Banksy's 'Game Changer' painting to raise millions for UK health service staff(Instagram/banksy)
Banksy's 'Game Changer' painting to raise millions for UK health service staff(Instagram/banksy)

Banksy's 'Game Changer' painting raises $23 million for UK health charities

AP |
UPDATED ON MAR 24, 2021 11:24 AM IST
  • 'Game Changer' painting by mystery street artist 'Banksy', that honoured Britain’s health workers in the Covid-19 pandemic, raises a record 16.8 million pounds ($23.2 million) at Christie’s auction house. The sale proceeds will fund health organizations and charities across the UK
Artworks including Picasso silverware, Banksy's parody canvas up for auction(Twitter/Pub_Hist/posterdeal)
Artworks including Picasso silverware, Banksy's parody canvas up for auction(Twitter/Pub_Hist/posterdeal)

Artworks including Picasso silverware, Banksy's parody canvas up for auction

Reuters |
UPDATED ON MAR 23, 2021 10:49 AM IST
An upcoming Sotheby's auction spanning 500 years of art to offer paintings including silverware by Pablo Picasso, Edvard Munch's 'Embrace on the Beach' and poster image for Banksy's 'Barely Legal' exhibition that features a naked, pregnant figure wearing a monkey mask and smoking a cigarette
Picasso, Miro as well as Banksy's painting tribute to Britain's NHS up for sale(Twitter/OnlineDanas)
Picasso, Miro as well as Banksy's painting tribute to Britain's NHS up for sale(Twitter/OnlineDanas)

Picasso, Miro as well as Banksy's painting tribute to Britain's NHS up for sale

Reuters |
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2021 09:28 AM IST
Christie's 20th Century Art sale in London on March 23 to auction Picasso's 'Femme nue couchée au collier', Joan Miro's 'Peinture' as well as elusive British street artist - Banksy's 'Game Changer' among other artworks
Banksy's 'Game Changer' painting to raise millions for UK health service staff(Instagram/banksy)
Banksy's 'Game Changer' painting to raise millions for UK health service staff(Instagram/banksy)

Banksy's 'Game Changer' painting to raise millions for UK health service staff

AFP |
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2021 10:06 AM IST
  • Auction house Christie's said Banksy's 'Game Changer' painting will go on sale on March 23 and has a pre-sale estimate of between £2.5 - 3.5 million ($3.5-4.8 million, 2.9-4.1 million euros)
A mural of artist Banksy is seen on a wall at HM Reading Prison in Reading, Britain in this picture obtained from the artist's official Instagram account. @banksy/banksy.co.uk (@BANKSY via REUTERS)
A mural of artist Banksy is seen on a wall at HM Reading Prison in Reading, Britain in this picture obtained from the artist's official Instagram account. @banksy/banksy.co.uk (@BANKSY via REUTERS)

Banksy at work: Black hoodie, head torch, paint and freedom

Reuters | , London
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2021 01:52 PM IST
British artist Banksy has shared a video of himself in the process of painting stencil graffiti of a prisoner escaping which appeared on Monday on the side of a former prison wall in the city of Reading.
People take pictures of a suspected new mural by artist Banksy on a wall at HM Reading Prison in Reading, Britain, March 1, 2021(REUTERS)
People take pictures of a suspected new mural by artist Banksy on a wall at HM Reading Prison in Reading, Britain, March 1, 2021(REUTERS)

Elusive artist Banksy confirms he's behind prison artwork

AP | , London
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 09:56 AM IST
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, after the street artist confirmed that artwork that appeared on a red brick wall of the prison was of his making.
An art handler poses with "Girl With a Balloon" by Banksy, in front of "Alphabet" by Sir Peter Blake, as preparations take place at Bonhams auction house ahead of their British Cool art sale, in London, Britain, February 22, 2021. REUTERS/John Sibley NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY(REUTERS)
An art handler poses with "Girl With a Balloon" by Banksy, in front of "Alphabet" by Sir Peter Blake, as preparations take place at Bonhams auction house ahead of their British Cool art sale, in London, Britain, February 22, 2021. REUTERS/John Sibley NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY(REUTERS)

Banksy's balloon girl and Kate Moss photo top bill at London art sale

Reuters | , London
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 12:23 PM IST
A print of "Girl With Balloon" by Banksy and a photograph of supermodel Kate Moss are among top attractions in a sale this week celebrating 70 years of British art.
The elusive British street artist’s piece — titled “Aachoo!!” — depicts an elderly woman sneezing, sending her dentures flying out of her mouth.(Instagram)
The elusive British street artist’s piece — titled “Aachoo!!” — depicts an elderly woman sneezing, sending her dentures flying out of her mouth.(Instagram)

UK homeowner delays sale of home after Banksy mural appears

London | By Associated Press | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2020 12:48 PM IST
Banksy’s latest mural has delayed a homeowner’s plans to sell in England after it recently appeared on the house’s exterior wall.
Sneezing Granny by Banksy(Instagram)
Sneezing Granny by Banksy(Instagram)

‘Aachoo!!’ Banksy confirms he created Sneezing Granny artwork on Bristol house

Bristol | By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2020 01:09 PM IST
England-based anonymous street graffiti artist Banksy on Thursday revealed that a mural that appeared overnight on the wall of a house on the bottom of steep street in Bristol is indeed his work.
Secret graffiti artist ‘Banksy’ claims artwork of hula-hooping girl on Nottingham wall(Instagram/banksy)
Secret graffiti artist ‘Banksy’ claims artwork of hula-hooping girl on Nottingham wall(Instagram/banksy)

Secret graffiti artist ‘Banksy’ breaks the Internet with eyecatching artwork of hula-hooping girl on Nottingham wall

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2020 03:32 PM IST
Putting all speculations to rest, Britain’s elusive street artist who is known by the pseudo-name ‘Banksy’ has broken the Internet with 1.7 million likes after he claimed the new artwork on Nottingham wall
The work appeared on Tuesday on the red brick wall of a beauty salon, next to a bicycle that was locked to a metal signpost and missing its back wheel.(Instagram @banksy)
The work appeared on Tuesday on the red brick wall of a beauty salon, next to a bicycle that was locked to a metal signpost and missing its back wheel.(Instagram @banksy)

British artist Banksy claims hula-hooping girl street art

Nottingham, England | By Reuters | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2020 02:48 PM IST
The elusive British street artist Banksy confirmed on Saturday that a new artwork that appeared on a wall in Nottingham, central England, depicting a young girl using a bicycle tyre as a hula-hoop is his work.
In “Show me the Monet” from 2005, Banksy used oil on canvas to recreate Monet’s famously serene and verdant painting of the wooden footbridge that straddled the French artist’s beloved lily pond in his garden at Giverny.(Instagram @sothebyinstitute)
In “Show me the Monet” from 2005, Banksy used oil on canvas to recreate Monet’s famously serene and verdant painting of the wooden footbridge that straddled the French artist’s beloved lily pond in his garden at Giverny.(Instagram @sothebyinstitute)

Banksy’s fly-tipping version of Monet’s garden masterpiece to go on sale

London | By Reuters | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2020 02:05 AM IST
British artist Banksy’s “remix” of a masterpiece by Impressionist painter Claude Monet is going up for auction on Oct. 21 and is expected to fetch between 3-5 million pounds.
Artwork entitled "Show me the Monet" by the artist Banksy, is pictured during a photocall at Sotheby's auction house in London, ahead of the forthcoming 'Modernites/Contemporary' evening auction set to take place in October.(AFP)
Artwork entitled "Show me the Monet" by the artist Banksy, is pictured during a photocall at Sotheby's auction house in London, ahead of the forthcoming 'Modernites/Contemporary' evening auction set to take place in October.(AFP)

Banksy’s Show Me the Monet to go on sale next month

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanya Mathur
PUBLISHED ON SEP 20, 2020 01:40 PM IST
Auction house Sotheby’s on Friday announced it would offer British street artist Banksy’s well-known tribute to Claude Monet for an estimated £3-5 million at a live-stream auction next month.
Banksy’s Artwork Mediterranean Sea View (2017).(Sotheby’s)
Banksy’s Artwork Mediterranean Sea View (2017).(Sotheby’s)

Mediterranean Sea View: Banksy artwork about European migrant crisis to raise money for Palestinian hospital at Sotheby’s auction

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2020 07:59 PM IST
The triptych, Mediterranean Sea View 2017, will showcase at Sotheby’s “Rembrandt to Richter” auction on Tuesday, and is expected to bring between $1 million - $1.5 million.
Iconic Bristol-based graffiti artist Banksy joined a large number of people in London and elsewhere in the UK to protest against the killing of George Floyd in the US.(Photo: Instagram/Banksy)
Iconic Bristol-based graffiti artist Banksy joined a large number of people in London and elsewhere in the UK to protest against the killing of George Floyd in the US.(Photo: Instagram/Banksy)

Graffiti artist Banksy joins tens of thousands in UK protests over George Floyd’s death

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar | Posted by Niyati Singh
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2020 10:29 PM IST
Banksy, whose identity remains unknown but has gained world-wide acclaim for his work appearing on public buildings, commented on the ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement in a social media post accompanied by artwork featuring a burning US flag.
The artwork shows a little boy with a nurse superhero toy.(Instagram/@banksy)
The artwork shows a little boy with a nurse superhero toy.(Instagram/@banksy)

British street artist Banksy’s new artwork has an unique superhero- a nurse

London | By Reuters| Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2020 10:46 PM IST
An image of the work was posted on Banksy’s Instagram page with the caption “Game Changer”.
Banksy has stuck to the letter of the law, having his trademark rats run riot in his bathroom, with one taking a tinkle on his toilet seat.(Banksy/Instagram)
Banksy has stuck to the letter of the law, having his trademark rats run riot in his bathroom, with one taking a tinkle on his toilet seat.(Banksy/Instagram)

Street artists stay home: How Banksy, Eddie Colla, Jean René and others are recounting art during lockdown

Paris | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2020 02:09 PM IST
Despite long inhabiting a legal grey area, the majority of urban art creators have taken COVID-19 isolation measures to heart, choosing to work online and from home, sometimes revisiting old work with a confinement-inspired twist.
“My wife hates it when I work from home,” the post is captioned by Banksy.(Instagram/@banksy)
“My wife hates it when I work from home,” the post is captioned by Banksy.(Instagram/@banksy)

Banksy’s wife doesn’t appreciate this work from home art piece. Do you?

Hndustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanya Budhiraja
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2020 02:15 PM IST
Anonymous graffiti artist Banksy’s work from home art piece is truly a sight to see and proves that where there is a will, there is away.
Devolved Parliament more than comfortably surpassed its estimated price tag of 1.5 million to 2 million pounds, with the auctioneer declaring “history being made” at one point.(Instagram/Banksy)
Devolved Parliament more than comfortably surpassed its estimated price tag of 1.5 million to 2 million pounds, with the auctioneer declaring “history being made” at one point.(Instagram/Banksy)

Banksy’s chimp-depicting ‘Devolved Parliament’ sells for over $12 million, ‘makes history’

London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2019 05:13 PM IST
Devolved Parliament more than comfortably surpassed its estimated price tag of 1.5 million to 2 million pounds, with the auctioneer declaring “history being made” at one point.
Banksy painting of primates in parliament up for auction.(Banksy/Instagram)
Banksy painting of primates in parliament up for auction.(Banksy/Instagram)

Monkey business? Banksy painting of primates in parliament up for auction

London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2019 01:48 PM IST
Devolved Parliament, in which chimpanzees replace politicians, measures 13 feet (4 m) long, making it the largest known canvas by the secretive British street artist, according to Sotheby’s.
The stencil had been on display near the centre in central Paris, where it was protected by a plastic shield. But now it has disappeared.(Photo: @_MrDavidJones/ Twitter)
The stencil had been on display near the centre in central Paris, where it was protected by a plastic shield. But now it has disappeared.(Photo: @_MrDavidJones/ Twitter)

Banksy artwork ‘stolen’ in Paris

Paris | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON SEP 03, 2019 08:00 PM IST
The French capital hosts several works of art by Banksy, born in the UK in 1974 and whose identity is not publicly known.
A man takes a photograph of a recent artwork by street artist Banksy in Paris on June 25, 2018, on a side street to the Bataclan concert hall where a terrorist attack killed 90 people on November 13, 2015.(AFP File Photo)
A man takes a photograph of a recent artwork by street artist Banksy in Paris on June 25, 2018, on a side street to the Bataclan concert hall where a terrorist attack killed 90 people on November 13, 2015.(AFP File Photo)

Street artist Banksy’s painting, dedicated to Bataclan terror victims, stolen in Paris

Paris | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2019 06:24 PM IST
The white stencilled oeuvre showing a sad-faced girl on one of the emergency doors of the famed Parisian venue was cut out and taken away.
Banksy’s painting “Girl with Red Balloon” is seen shredded after its sale at Sotheby auction in London, Britain October 5, 2018.(INSTAGRAM/@PIERREKOUKJIAN/INSTAGRAM/@SINCEFINEART via REUTERS)
Banksy’s painting “Girl with Red Balloon” is seen shredded after its sale at Sotheby auction in London, Britain October 5, 2018.(INSTAGRAM/@PIERREKOUKJIAN/INSTAGRAM/@SINCEFINEART via REUTERS)

British street artist Banksy admits shredding stunt didn’t go as planned

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse, London
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2018 01:12 PM IST
Experts say the ‘Girl with Balloon’ is now probably worth even more because the stunt created a media stir that made many reassess their understanding of performance art.
Banksy's painting "Girl with Red Balloon" is seen shredded after its sale at Sotheby auction in London, Britain October 5, 2018 in this still image taken from a video obtained from social media on October 6, 2018.(INSTAGRAM/@PIERREKOUKJIAN/INSTAGRAM/@SINCEFINEART via REUTERS)
Banksy's painting "Girl with Red Balloon" is seen shredded after its sale at Sotheby auction in London, Britain October 5, 2018 in this still image taken from a video obtained from social media on October 6, 2018.(INSTAGRAM/@PIERREKOUKJIAN/INSTAGRAM/@SINCEFINEART via REUTERS)

Banksy’s iconic artwork self-destructs moments after selling for $1.4 million at auction

London | By Agence France Presse
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2018 08:12 AM IST
British street artist Banksy has pulled off his latest prank, self-destructing one of his most iconic artworks moments after it fetched more than a million pounds at auction in London.
A recent artwork attributed to British activist-artist Banksy.(REUTERS)
A recent artwork attributed to British activist-artist Banksy.(REUTERS)

Banksy’s new murals in Paris target France’s policy on migrants

Reuters | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2018 10:23 AM IST
Graffiti artist Banksy’s latest murals in Paris are based on the theme of migration and highlight the plight of refugees in Europe.
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