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509

KEEP IT REAL - TWO ICONIC WORKS BY BANKSY

Banksy
KEEP IT REAL
Estimate
1,000,0001,500,000
LOT SOLD. 3,250,000 HKD
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509

KEEP IT REAL - TWO ICONIC WORKS BY BANKSY

Banksy
KEEP IT REAL
Estimate
1,000,0001,500,000
LOT SOLD. 3,250,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Contemporary Art

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Hong Kong

Banksy
B. 1975
KEEP IT REAL
stencilled with the artist's name on the right lateral edge
Executed in 2001
acrylic and spray paint stencil on canvas
25.5 by 20.2 cm; 10 by 8 in.
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Provenance

Sotheby's S|2 Gallery, London
Acquired from the above by the present owner

This work is accompanied by a Pest Control certificate

Exhibited

London, Sotheby's S|2 Gallery, Banksy - The Unauthorised Retrospective - Curated by Steve Lazarides, 11 June - 25 July 2014, lot 7

Catalogue Note

Typically crafting his images with spray paint and cardboard stencils, Banksy is able to achieve a meticulous level of detail. His aesthetic is clean and instantly readable—broad social cartooning rendered with the graphic bang of an indie concert poster.

- Lauren Collins

Contemporary Art

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Hong Kong