In Sotheby’s New York ‘The Now’ Evening Auction
on November 18
Coming to market at a time when the vulnerability of our dependence on consumer products is constantly making headline news, Banksy’s Trolley Hunters – a typically powerful, witty and prophetic critique of society’s often irrational predilection for processed and packaged products – will make its auction debut on November 18. Depicting three prehistoric figures from the dawn of mankind in the act of hunting a herd of empty supermarket trolleys, this large-scale painted canvas will go on public view this month, for the first time in the U.S. since Banksy unveiled the work in his seminal state-side exhibition - the breakthrough ‘Barely Legal’ show, held in Los Angeles during 2006.
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