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Banksy – Genius or vandal?


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  • Banksy – Genius or vandal?
    An unauthorized exhibition of artworks from private collections by artist known as Banksy

    15 March – 27 September 2020
    *Reopened on 30 May

    ASOBUILD (Yokohama)



    At the time of your visit (by advance ticket only):
    *Wearing of facial mask (BYO) needed
    *Use of hand sanitizer and measurement of body temperature at the entrance

    An anonymous artist based in the UK, Banksy is one of the most celebrated talents in the world.

    His paintings, drawings and graffiti art bear powerful messages, full of satire but are also poetic.

    His graffiti art, mysteriously appearing on the streets, walls and bridges, continues to cause sensations around the world.

    His drawings and paintings have had phenomenal success, whether his iconic “Girl with Balloon” shredded after an auction or his 2009 satirical painting “Devolved Parliament” depicting the British House of Commons with chimpanzees.

    There is the recurrent question: Who is Banksy?

    This exhibition “Banksy – Genius or vandal?” will invite the visitors to delve into the world of Banksy Art.

    After mobilizing more than a million in audience numbers since 2018 – in Moscow, Madrid, Lisbon and Hong Kong – the world-touring exhibition is now coming to Japan.


    Highlights of the Banksy exhibition

    This exhibition “Banksy – Genius or vandal” will bring together more than 70 works by Banksy such as paintings, prints and objects, mainly on loan from private collections.


    バンクシー展 天才か反逆者か

    《Girl with Balloon》

    Those works include Banksy’s rats, “Love is in The Air” and “Girl with Balloon”, which are also well known to the Japanese audiences.

    A multi-media projection will be added to shed light on the talents of the celebrated artist known as Banksy.


    バンクシー展 天才か反逆者か

    《Love is in the Air》

    バンクシー展 天才か反逆者か


* The above is the information known at the time of publication and subject to change without prior notice.

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