Banksy Calls the “Stealing Banksy?” Auction “Disgusting”

Banksy's No Ball Games is expected to fetch in excess of £1 million ($1.68 million) at the Stealing Banksy? auction on April 27
Banksy's No Ball Games is expected to fetch in excess of £1 million ($1.68 million) at the Stealing Banksy? auction on April 27

The elusive street artist Banksy has taken to its keyboard to express his anger against “Stealing Banksy?, “an exhibition and auction of some of his pieces of street art that have been removed from their original location (see “Sensitively Salvaged” Banksy Artworks to be Auctioned in London).

A statement published on his website reads: “‘The Stealing Banksy’ exhibition in London this weekend has been organized without the involvement or consent of the artist.

“Banksy would like to make it clear—’This show has got nothing to do with me and I think it’s disgusting people are allowed to go around displaying art on walls without getting permission.'”


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