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Banksy

Banksy is said to be a Bristol based street artist , he is anonymous, an artist that sticks his neck out for the causes that he believes in and makes a commentary on it and you just have to admire it, in whatever the role whether as a political activist or film director who has been active since the early 1990s.The artist’s subversive satirical artworks and musings combine dark humour that conveys a message that strikes home, based in graffiti and executed in a distinctive stenciling technique the artists works of political and social commentary have appeared on streets, buildings, Phone boxes, walls, bridges, statues, trains and automobiles throughout the world.

Banksy’s work grew out of the underground hiphop and tagging scene in Bristol, which involved collaborations between artists and musicians. Banksy says that inspiration came from his immediate surroundings and that the artist was inspired by first and foremost the artist Blek le Rat  who was the original stencil master, as well as 3D Robert del Naja a fellow graffiti artist and founding member of the Wild Bunch, Del Naja went on to form the musical group Massive Attack. (He is not Banksy)

2003 Banksy 
Banksy released 14 different original prints in various edition sizes.
 
Happy Chopper Flying Copper,,Bomb Hugger Laugh Now, Toxic Mary,Monkey Queen,
Queen Vic, Turf War, Love Is In The Air, HMV Dog, Golf Sale,
Bomb Middle England, Weston Super Mare, 
Have A Nice Day,
 
Those Early Prints feature  some of Banksy's most iconic and thought provoking works that were shared with the world for the very first time. Most came with two versions: an unsigned edition, and a signed edition.
 

Bomb Hugger  (Bomb Love)

Editions: 150 signed, 600 unsigned
Artist’s Proofs: 44 signed AP's

Flying Copper

Editions: 150 signed, 600 unsigned
Artist’s Proofs: 63 signed Pink AP, 8 signed Pink Face AP

Happy Chopper

Edition: 750 (150 signed)
Artist’s Proofs: 33 signed AP

Toxic Mary

Editions: 150 signed, 600 unsigned
Colorways Editions: 3 colorways of 44 signed each

Laugh Now

Editions: 150 signed, 600 unsigned
Artist’s Proofs: 69 signed AP

Monkey Queen

Edition: 750 (150 signed)

Queen Vic

Edition: 500 (50 signed)

Turf War

Edition: 750 (150 signed)

Love Is In The Air

Edition: 500 (50 signed)
Artist’s Proofs: 27 signed AP

HMV Dog

Editions: 150 signed, 600 unsigned

Golf Sale

Edition: 750 (150 signed)

Bomb Middle England

Edition: 500 (50 signed)
Artist’s Proofs: 31 signed AP

Weston Super Mare

Edition: 750 (150 signed)
Artist’s Proofs: 18 signed Lime Green AP

Have a Nice Day

Edition: 500 (50 signed)
Artist’s Proofs: 31 signed AP
Anarchist Book Fair Edition: 67 signed

2004 Banksy Prints

Number of Prints: 13

Girl with Balloon

Editions: 150 signed, 600 unsigned
Artist’s Proofs: 88 signed AP

Barcode

Editions: 150 signed, 600 unsigned

Christ With Shopping Bags

Edition: 82 signed

Pulp Fiction

Editions: 150 signed, 600 unsigned
Stretched Edition: 8 signed

Love Rat

Editions: 150 signed, 600 unsigned

Napalm

Editions: 150 signed, 500 unsigned
Artist’s Proofs: 27 signed Rainbow AP, 27 signed Orange AP
Serpentine Edition: 50 signed, 29 signed AP

I Fought The Law

Editions: 150 signed, 500 unsigned
Artist’s Proofs: 32 signed AP (4 colorways), 26 signed Uncut AP

Gangsta Rat

Editions: 150 signed, 350 unsigned
Colorways Editions: 257 signed (6 colorways of various edition sizes)
Artist’s Proofs: 61 signed AP (7 colorways

Because I’m Worthless

Editions: 75 signed, 175 unsigned
Some in Red, Some in Pink

Get Out While You Can

Editions: 75 signed, 175 unsigned
Some in Red, Some in Pink

Welcome To Hell

Editions: 75 signed, 175 unsigned
Some in Red, Some in Pink

Radar Rat

Edition: 75 signed (hand-finished)

Di-Faced Tenners

Edition: 50 signed
Artist’s Proofs: 32 signed Pink AP

2005 Banksy Prints

Number of Prints: 6

Police Kids

Editions: 350 signed, 350 unsigned
Artist’s Proofs: 22 signed Pink AP

CND Soldiers

Editions: 350 signed, 350 unsigned

Grin Reaper

Edition: 300 signed

Kate Moss

Edition: 50 signed
Colorway Editions: 6 colorways of 20 signed each

Soup Can

Editions: 50 signed, 250 unsigned
Colorway Editions: 280 signed (28 colorways)

YEAR 2006: BARELY LEGAL

Grannies, Applause, Festival, Trolleys, Morons, Sale Ends
 
Only 100 of the 500 unsigned prints of each edition were printed by Modern Multiples of Los Angeles and sold during the Barely LegalExhibit. The 400 remaining prints from the unsigned editions of Grannies, Morons and Trolleys were printed by Pictures on Walls in 2007, though there are several slight differences between these and the LA editions.
Neither Festival, nor Sale Ends were printed by Pictures on Walls at this time, however. Sale Ends was eventually released as a Version 2 in 2017, as an edition of 500 signed prints.
Banksy also released 6 signed Printer’s Proofs (PP) for each print. Very few complete sets are still intact.
 

Banksy Barely Legal Prints 

 

Number of Prints: 6

Grannies

Editions: 150 signed, 500 unsigned
Hand-Finished: 11 signed

 

Applause

Editions: 150 signed, 500 unsigned

Morons (White)

Editions: 150 signed, 500 unsigned

 

Morons (Sepia)

Edition: 300 signed

Trolleys (White)

Editions: 150 signed, 500 unsigned

 

Trolleys (Color)

Edition: 750 signed

 

Sale Ends (LA Edition)

Editions: 150 signed, 100 unsigned

 

Sale Ends (Version 2)

Edition: 500 signed

 

YEARS 2006-2010

Flag (2006-2007), Stop and Search (2007), NOLA (2008), Very Little Helps (2008),
No Ball Games (2009), Donut (2009), and Choose Your Weapon (2010)
 
 

Flag (Silver)

Edition: 1,000 unsigned
Formica Flag (Silver): 20 signed

Flag (Gold)

Edition: 112 signed
Formica Flag (Gold): 23 signed

Stop and Search

Edition: 500 signed

Very Little Helps

Edition: 299 signed

Nola, 2008

White Rain: 289 signed, Grey Rain: 63 signed
Orange Rain: 32 signed, Yellow Rain: 31 signed
Artist’s Proofs: Multi-color Rain, 66 signed AP, 6 colorways

Donut, 2009

Donut (Strawberry): 299 signed
Donut (Chocolate): 299 signed

No Ball Games, 2009

No Ball Games (Grey): 250 signed
No Ball Games (Green); 250 signed

Choose Your Weapon, 2010

Grey: 100 signed, Queue Jumper: 58 signed
18 colorways: 25 signed each

Banksquiat

(Grey): 300 signed

Banksquiat (Black): 300 signed