Banksy’s balloon girl chosen as the UK’s favourite artwork

Banksy’s ‘Girl with Balloon’ has floated to the top of a list of the UK’s favourite artworks.

Samsung polled some 2,000 Britons who were asked to select their most beloved artwork from a shortlist of 20 chosen by arts writers and editors. Banksy’s little girl holding a red, heart-shaped balloon fought off J.M.W. Turner’s ‘The Fighting Temeraire’ (1839) and John Constable’s ‘The Hay Wain’ (1821) for the coveted top spot. Continue reading