After Banksy

Who's Banksy?

Banksy is the pseudonym of a British artist. His works of art are often political and humorous in nature. In his street art he combines graffiti with a typical template technique. His street work can be found in different European cities, but also outside Europe, as in Palestine and the United States.

Banksy started out as a graffiti artist. Later he went to make more use of templates so it would take less time to finish a job. Banksy himself claims he switched to working with templates while hiding under a train set because the police were on to him. His work on the street soon attracted the attention of the media. Banksy's work is characterized by his catchy and humorous images, combined with slogans. The message is usually pacifist, anti-capitalist, against the established order and for freedom. He mainly paints animals (such as monkeys and steeringand people (including police officers, soldiers, the elderly, children). He also makes stickers, sculptures and CD-ROMs (including for the Blur album Think Tank(b) A recurring theme in his work is further adaptation of existing art which radically changes the nature of the piece.

Painting time banksy for sale

Look at Banksy's many fine works of art in the Modern Art collection. All of Banksy's paintings in the collection are for sale. Of course, buying art (online) can be difficult. Are you in a position to come to Leiden? Then a visit to the Modern Art Gallery is definitely worth it. You will find a varied collection of works of art from the most diverse artists that we also sell in the webshop. Read more about the Modern Art Gallery.