Banksy - 'Visit Historic Palestine'

Description
Banksy - 'Visit Historic Palestine'
Offset Lithograph - Gallery Stamp - 2019

'Visit Historic Palestine' by Banksy, 2019
16.5 x 23.25 Inches
Offset Lithograph print on fine art paper.
Non-editioned multiple.
Available for purchase only at Banksy's Walled Off Hotel in Palestine.
Walled Off Hotel blind stamp bottom right with WOH ink stamp on reverse.
Also includes original hotel purchase receipt which acts as the COA.

NOTES:

All of my prints have been stored flat in archival binders in a smoke-free environment since original purchase. All are in Very Good-Excellent original condition unless otherwise noted.

All of my toys/figures/sculptures have been stored in their original box or inside locked displays since original purchase.

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ARTIST BIO

Banksy (British, born c. 1974/1975) is one of the most well-known, if anonymous, street artists working today. Banksy, the pseudonym adopted by the artist, guards his privacy and the details of his life remain largely unknown to the public. He initially garnered fame for his grafitti, which combines spray paint and stenciling techniques with commercial, political, and contemporary imagery, infused with ironic social commentary and humor. His work first began appearing on walls in and around Bristol and London’s Shoreditch district during the mid-1990s, and he has since gone on to place images on the sides of corporate buildings, billboards, and the Israeli West Bank wall.

The unveiling of a new Banksy works often incorporates pranks or performance. For example, he secretly added his own pieces in museums like the Tate Modern in London or the Paris Louvre, smuggling them in under a coat and discreetly affixing them to a wall. He has also opened gallery shows to the public with specially-bred rats running around the space, and once inserted an inflatable doll dressed as a Guantanamo Bay prisoner into the Disneyland theme park in California.

In 2015, Banksy created a large-scale installation titled Dismaland Bemusement Park, and immersive and fully functional amusement park that featured political commentary on the distribution of wealth, sexism, and the UK government. The park operated from August to September of 2015, was funded by Banksy himself. In addition to his regular graffiti practice, Banksy creates works for several charities, and consistently opens exhibitions to wide audiences and critical acclaim. He lives and works in England.

Lot details
Artist
Banksy
Title of artwork
'Visit Historic Palestine'
Technique
Offset Lithograph
Signature
Gallery Stamp
Year
2019
Period
2010-present
Condition
Good
Image size
59.1×42 cm
Sold with frame
No
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