Banksy (English, b. 1974) is a graffiti artist whose artwork has appeared throughout London and other
locations around the world. Bansky's artwork is characterized by striking images, often combined with slogans.
His work regularly engages political themes, satirically critiquing war, capitalism, hypocrisy and greed.
Common subjects include rats, apes, policemen, members of the royal family, and children.
In addition to his two-dimensional work, Banksy is known for his installation artwork.
One of the most celebrated
of these pieces, which featured a live elephant painted with a Victorian wallpaper pattern,
sparked controversy among animal rights activists. He was the subject of a 2010 documentary,
"Exit Through the Gift Shop,”
Banksy No Ball Games Green
Edition Size 250
Medium Screen print
Sheet Size 70x67cm
No Ball Games is the latest print release from Banksy, coming right at the end of 2009.
The print was released in two different colours – grey and green, and with two different methods.
No Ball Games (Grey) is a limited-edition screen edition of 250 in Grey sold at POW commercial street,
while the green edition was released via an online lottery system and one edition of 250 sold online.
Since its first appearance on the side of a discount store in Tottenham in 2012, Banksy’s No Ball Games has been followed by the media, has had its image spread across the internet, has been damaged by vandalism, and ultimately has been cut out of the wall to be sold at auction.
250 Grey – Signed
250 Green – Signed