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Auction archive: Lot number 380

Banksy, "Love is in the air"

Estimate
SEK1,000,000 - SEK1,500,000
ca. US$115,993 - US$173,989
Price realised:
SEK1,000,000
Auction archive: Lot number 380

Banksy, "Love is in the air"

Estimate
SEK1,000,000 - SEK1,500,000
ca. US$115,993 - US$173,989
Price realised:
SEK1,000,000
Beschreibung:

Screenprint in colours, 2003, numbered 349/500. Published by Picture on Walls, London. S. 50 x 70 cm. This lot is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by Pest Control Office.
Tate Modern Level 1 shop, London, 2012. Private collection, Sweden (acquired from the above).
There are few contemporary artist's that have built a mythology around as Banksy have. Not least by keeping the real identity behind the works a mystery. In 2019, Banksy was voted Britain’s favourite artist, beating Leonardo da Vinci Pablo Picasso and Claude Monet His images has become iconic and always touched issues that both provoke and define our time. Banksy first became noticed while making grafiti art on the walls of Bristol in the early 1990s, but after moving to London in the early 2000s, he has made a huge impact not only on the art scene, but in popular culture. Always sending a message and never being afraid of raising the hard questions of our time. It seems that the more he takes sides the more his popularity rises. This autum, Bukowskis are proud to present four iconic works by Banksy,,highlighted by ”Love is in the Air”. A title that today also reflects his record breaking sale of ”Love is in the Bin”, the work that self destructed seconds after it originaly was sold.was sold.

Auction archive: Lot number 380
Auction:
Datum:
2 Nov 2021, 11:00
Auction house:
Bukowskis Stockholm
Arsenalsgatan 2
Box 1754
111 87 Stockholm
Sweden
[email protected]
+46 (0)8 6140800
Beschreibung:

Screenprint in colours, 2003, numbered 349/500. Published by Picture on Walls, London. S. 50 x 70 cm. This lot is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by Pest Control Office.
Tate Modern Level 1 shop, London, 2012. Private collection, Sweden (acquired from the above).
There are few contemporary artist's that have built a mythology around as Banksy have. Not least by keeping the real identity behind the works a mystery. In 2019, Banksy was voted Britain’s favourite artist, beating Leonardo da Vinci Pablo Picasso and Claude Monet His images has become iconic and always touched issues that both provoke and define our time. Banksy first became noticed while making grafiti art on the walls of Bristol in the early 1990s, but after moving to London in the early 2000s, he has made a huge impact not only on the art scene, but in popular culture. Always sending a message and never being afraid of raising the hard questions of our time. It seems that the more he takes sides the more his popularity rises. This autum, Bukowskis are proud to present four iconic works by Banksy,,highlighted by ”Love is in the Air”. A title that today also reflects his record breaking sale of ”Love is in the Bin”, the work that self destructed seconds after it originaly was sold.was sold.

Auction archive: Lot number 380
Auction:
Datum:
2 Nov 2021, 11:00
Auction house:
Bukowskis Stockholm
Arsenalsgatan 2
Box 1754
111 87 Stockholm
Sweden
[email protected]
+46 (0)8 6140800
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