5 Press Releases

Tag: Banksy

  • Auction Industry

    Is Love Really in the Bin? Banksy’s Half-Shredded Painting Leads Sotheby’s Auction

    The evening of October 14th, 2021, will be an eventful one at Sotheby’s. The auction house will present work by modern and contemporary artists such as Banksy, Alighiero Boetti, Cy Twombly, Kazuo Shiraga, and Gerhard Richter. Banksy’s famous half-shredded painting, Love is in the Bin, leads the lots. Many available…

  • Auction Result

    The Graffiti Spaghetti of Mr. Doodle

    Mr. Doodle. Image from Sotheby’s. “I want to label myself ‘Mr. Doodle’ – the person who doodles everywhere,” says Sam Cox. Better known as Mr. Doodle, Cox debuted in the auction industry last spring. In August of 2020, he became an art market sensation when his painting Spring (2019) sold…

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  • Auction Result, Press Release

    Take It to the Banksy: Art World’s Revered Prankster and Provocateur Leads Heritage Auctions Event

    NOLA(White Rain) from 2018 realizes $162,500 to top ‘blockbuster’ April 22 Prints & Multiples sale Banksy_NOLA_White_Rain_2008_Heritage_Auctions DALLAS, Texas (April 23, 2021) – Heritage Auctions’ latest Prints & Multiples Signature Auction, held Thursday, fetched $1.9 million. That nearly doubled the pre-auction estimate for the 81-lot event, due in large part to the overwhelming…

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  • Auction Result

    A History of Notable Banksy Artworks Sold at Auction

    An anonymous street artist, Banksy first rose to prominence for his satirical stenciled art pieces in the 1990s. Though Banksy’s identity remains unknown to the public, his works have earned international attention. Over the years, a humorous take on politics has defined his work. His art often invites contemplation and…

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  • Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Blek le Rat

    Screenprint from the “Godfather of Street Art” Offered in Signari Gallery Event Before the 1980s, there was little precedent for the stenciled graffiti that is now a hallmark of street art. The global art scene of the 70s was exploring post-modernism when a 20-year-old Frenchman named Xavier Prou stumbled across…

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