• 19 July 2022

This week we are pleased to bring you an insightful article from our friends at Bonhams on the guerrilla artist and global phenomenon, Banksy, and how they have become one of the most popular and provocative figures in contemporary culture.

Bonhams is a privately owned international auction house established over 200 years ago. They hold over 400 specialist sales annually in 60 different categories across the globe. 

In this article, Bonhams' trace Banksy's work from the streets of Bristol to breaking records in the auction saleroom.

5 things to know about Banksy: 

  1. The Origins and Rise of Banksy
  2. The History of Urban Art
  3. Social and Political Themes
  4. Banksy at Auction
  5. Collecting Banksy

Follow the link below find these answers to these questions and for recent auction highlights: