“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.
‘Economic genius’, says Bloomberg, ‘Banksy’s greatest work’ raves The Guardian, while the FT declares it ‘leaves credibility of the art market in shreds’. Whatever your opinion of street artist Banksy’s self-destructing artwork, the stunt has clearly sent shockwaves across the art world. Continue reading