104 East 25th Street, New York, NY 10010  | 
(212) 254-4710  |  Mon - Fri, 10AM - 6PM
Follow Us:
  • We are happy to call you during the auction and place bids on your behalf. To arrange phone bidding, please call Swann's bid department during business hours.

    (212) 254-4710 ext. 0
    Mon - Fri 10AM - 6PM

     

    Or, e-mail a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to phonebids@swanngalleries.com. Be sure to include a phone number where we can reach you.

    Bids may also be submitted via fax. Send a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to (212) 979-1017. You will receive a confirmation before the sale.

    Sale 2510 | Lot 211
    Price Realized: $1,875With Buyer's Premium
    Show Hammer Price
    • Click Image To Enlarge

    • Sale 2510 Lot 211

      BANKSY (DATES UNKNOWN) GREENPEACE / SAVE OR DELETE.COM. 2002.
      16 1/2x23 1/4 inches, 42x59 cm.
      Condition A. Paper. Framed.
      Banksy is the most famous living artist whose actual identity remains a secret. In the mid-1990s, his artistic reputation began to rise. A master of street art and provocation, his work reverberates politically and socially. In addition to wall art, he also works in the mediums of painting, posters, film (Exit Through the Gift Shop, 2010) and even whole-scale architectural installation (Dismaland, 2015). Despite, or perhaps because he so flagrantly mocks the art market, his works have continued to rise in value. As the artist himself stated, "It's definitely boom time in the discontent industry." His poster designs have the added benefit of making his work attainable for his legions of fans. This poster for Greenpeace uses the unimaginable demise of beloved Disney characters from The Jungle Book to highlight illegal logging and deforestation." Banksy p. 161.

      Estimate $1,500 - 2,000


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,875