A copy of Banksy’s stolen rat produced for Paris street art exhibition | AFP

Banksy’s “rat” stencil, stolen from near the Centre Pompidou in September, is back on display in Paris – albeit in a reproduced form. “In street art, there are only reproductions because often the originals are made at night, vandalized the next day or ripped off,” explains Hazis Vardar, manager of a street art exhibition at the Espace Lafayette-Drouot. IMAGES

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Banksy’s ‘Devolved Parliament’ comes to auction before Brexit | AFP

British artist Banksy’s dystopian painting of a Parliament ruled by chimpanzees is shown at Sotheby’s a month ahead of the Brexit deadline. The painting will be put into auction with an estimate between 1,5 and 2 million pounds.

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Banksy’s artwork shown in its original location before auction | AFP

Two proofs of Banksy’s famous artwork “Girl with balloon”, originally sprayed in London’s South bank in 2002, are shown close to their original location before being sold by Christie’s during an online auction in September. The rarest proof, printed in black and gold, is estimated between £150, 000 and £250,000.

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Banksy’s partially-destroyed canvas draws crowds in Germany

The partially-destroyed canvas of the British street artist Banksy is on display for the first time in Germany in a museum in Baden-Baden. Dozens of curious art fans are flocking to the Frieder Burda Museum, where the painting ‘Love is in the bin’ is on display until March 3.

Banksy’s destroyed painting is put on display at German museum

Banksy’s partially destroyed painting “Love is in the bin” is put on display at the Frieder Burda Museum in Baden-Baden, Germany. The artwork which was partially destroyed during an auction at Sotheby’s, will be on display at the museum until next month. IMAGES of gallery staff hanging up the painting

Banksy’s ‘Dream boat’ sculpture of refugees displayed for charity in London

A sculpture of refugees fleeing in a dinghy, created and donated by the British street artist known as Banksy to the ‘Choose Love’ charity store in London, was put on display on Tuesday. The sculpture, which was reportedly a part of the artists’ theme-park Dismaland, will be on display at the charity store until December 22. According to Tom Steadman – head of communications at Help Refugees, which runs the store – visitors will have the chance to win the sculpture by donating a ‘minimum’ two pounds and guessing its exact weight.


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