“This is not a proper shop – it is an actual shop,” claims Banksy about his official online store, which launched this week. But not everyone is welcome here – the elusive street artist is stringently vetting potential buyers to prevent flipping.
The owner of a garage in Wales on which a Banksy mural appeared just before Christmas said he is overwhelmed by the number of tourists who have descended on the site to view the artwork. Continue reading →
A month since a Banksy self-destructed after passing under the hammer at Sotheby’s, another work by the elusive street artist has sold for £561,000 (including buyer’s premium) to a buyer who has vowed to whitewash it. Continue reading →