Pop art comes to Swindon

Swindon is about to get its taste of "affordable art" as Swindon's local auctioneers, Kidson-Trigg at Highworth, are holding an unusual auction on Tuesday. This 300 lot picture auction is a dispersal sale of C20th, Traditional, Modern and Contemporary Art from Jarvis Hotels Ltd.

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There is an opportunity to view the sale this Sunday 10am - 2pm and Monday till 10am -7pm

Read the full article in the Gazette & Herald

For catalogues and more information contact Kidson-Trigg auctioneers on 01793 861000 or visit the online catalogue at www.kidsontrigg.co.uk

Banksy’s U.K. Street-Art Rival Nick Walker Sells $1.5 Million of New Works

April 19 (Bloomberg) -- Nick Walker, an old spray-mate of fellow British street artist Banksy, sold 750,000 pounds ($1.5 million) of paintings and prints this week at the start of his first one-man show in the U.K., the gallery said yesterday.

All but two of 60 original Walker works on offer, many featuring his anarchical alter ego, ``The Bowler-Hatted Vandal,'' found ...

Read the full Nick Walker story at Bloomberg.com

Banksy Prints on Canvas

If you like Banksy, check out these art prints on canvas.

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Graffiti art Einstein Mural 42 x 24 Canvas Print Giclee Mr. Brainwash/Banksy
Graffiti art Einstein Mural 42 x 24 Canvas Print Giclee Mr. Brainwash/Banksy
$39.95
Buy It Now for only: $39.95
Banksy Dismaland Original spray stencil Souvenir paintings
Banksy Dismaland Original spray stencil Souvenir paintings
$65.00 (6 Bids)
BANKSY Di Faced Tenner COA Steve Lazarides Art Print GDP Gross Domestic Product
BANKSY Di Faced Tenner COA Steve Lazarides Art Print GDP Gross Domestic Product
$1,995.00
Buy It Now for only: $1,995.00
Banksy “Girl With Ballon” Street Sign Painting 2008
Banksy “Girl With Ballon” Street Sign Painting 2008
$500.00
Buy It Now for only: $500.00
Mr. Brainwash David Bowie art screen print poster signed Ziggy Stardust Banksy
Mr. Brainwash David Bowie art screen print poster signed Ziggy Stardust Banksy
$899.99
Buy It Now for only: $899.99
MARILYN MONROE YELLOW Rency / Banksy Pop Art on Real $2 Bill Artist Signed #/70
MARILYN MONROE YELLOW Rency / Banksy Pop Art on Real $2 Bill Artist Signed #/70
$29.00
Buy It Now for only: $29.00

 

Banksy is going underground with tunnel art exhibition

Banksy and friends are transforming a London railway tunnel into an art exhibition.

An excerpt from the article:

From tomorrow, however, when the tunnel opens to the public, the graffiti are expected to attract thousands, because they represent the largest exhibition by Banksy, a determinedly anonymous British graffiti artist. He has gathered 40 of the chief proponents of the form to transform the tunnel into a showcase...

Read full story by Luke Leitch at Times Online

Banksy, Hirst Art Stirs Up Hong Kong as Three Collectors Put Works on Sale

Advertisements for prostitutes inscribed on walls in the ancient European cities of Ephesus and Pompeii show that graffiti has been with us since antiquity.

It wasn't until the 1980s that these informal public declarations were elevated from vandalism to art, as works by Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring entered the galleries. Now the irreverent art form has a

Read Julia Tanski's review at Bloomberg.com