Artist Banksy creates ‘self-portrait’ on East London office block

An apparent self-portrait by graffiti artist Banksy on the side of an office building in Shoreditch, east London

Graffiti artist Banksy has allegedly created a self-portrait on the side of an office block in Shoreditch, East London. The piece shows a rat wearing a necklace, which is an image frequently used by the artist, holding a placard with a face on it.

The face is recognisable from a photo of a man believed to be Banksy, which was taken in 2004 at a graffiti-spraying event in Jamaica.

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Published in: on May 12, 2009 at 8:45 am  Leave a Comment  
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Banksy's Moss prints fail to sell

Complete sets of the work are scarce, Bonham says

Six prints of model Kate Moss by artist Banksy which were expected to fetch £150 000 have failed to sell.

The works, inspired by Andy Warhol’s iconic image of Marilyn Monroe, were among 78 lots being offered in London.

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Published in: on February 26, 2009 at 9:27 am  Leave a Comment  
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