Julien's Auctions
  • Banksy Art on the Block

    "Flower Girl," the first public street art by the anonymous British artist Banksy, sold for $209,000, on Dec. 5, 2013. The piece, estimated to be worth $300,000, headlined Julien's "Street Art" sale in Beverly Hills. The mural from the graffiti artist formerly occupied a 9' X 8' Hollywood gas station wall in 2008. TIME named the activist as one of the world's most influential people in 2010.
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  • Banksy's 1st US Street Art Auctioned for $209K

    "TV Girl" Circa 2003/2004 sold for $137,000 on Dec. 5, 2013.
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  • Banksy's 1st US Street Art Auctioned for $209K

    "Black Bobby 2003" sold for $37,500 on Dec. 5, 2013.
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  • Banksy's 1st US Street Art Auctioned for $209K

    Banksy Legal Stenciled Installation Panels 2006 sold for $23,750 on Dec. 5, 2013.
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  • Banksy's 1st US Street Art Auctioned for $209K

    "Umbrella Rat", 2003/2005 sold for $50,000 on Dec. 5, 2013.
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  • Banksy Art on the Block

    An auction house employee exhibits a painting entitled 'The Rude Lord' by British artist Banksy at Sotheby's auction house in central London, October 8, 2007. The painting was expected to fetch $306,000 to $407,000 at Sotheby's sale of Contemporary Art. It sold for $658,025.
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  • Banksy Art on the Block

    A painting is displayed during the Banksy exhibit at Vanina Holasek gallery on December 4, 2007 in New York City.
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  • Banksy Art on the Block

    Banksy's Kate Moss screenprint is held by a Bonham's employee during the photocall viewing for the World's First Uban Art Auction at Bonhams on January 22, 2008 in London, England. It sold for $191,000. Bonhams held the first auction devoted solely to Urban Art on February 5, 2008.
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  • Banksy Art on the Block

    A Bristol Museum employee adjusts one of the latest suprise exhibits by the underground guerrilla artist, Banksy on June 12, 2009 in Bristol, England. The exhibition called "Banksy versus Bristol Museum" is one of the largest single collections of the artist works. Banksy, whose real identity remains a mystery, is said to hail from the Bristol area.
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  • Banksy Art on the Block

    "Self Portrait" by Banksy
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  • Banksy Art on the Block

    A Banksy art piece entitled "Gangsta Rat", which was hidden for the last four years on a wall at the Moorsfield Eye Hospital, is unveiled during the Art Of Giving Auction at the Saatchi Gallery on October 7, 2010 in London, England.
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  • Banksy Art on the Block

    "Winnie the Pooh," expected to fetch $50,000-80,000, a work on canvas by pioneering graffiti artist Banksy, at a media preview of Bonhams' inaugural U.S. auction of Urban Art in Hollywood. The item did not sell. The auction, which featured historical works by graffiti artists and pieces by contemporary artists who have redefined the Urban Art genre, took place on Oct. 29, 2012.
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  • Banksy Art on the Block

    "Gangsta Rat" (pre-auction estimate $100,000-150,000), a work on canvas by pioneering graffiti artist Banksy, at a media preview of Bonhams' inaugural US auction of Urban Art, October 24, 2012 in Hollywood. The item failed to sell. The auction took place on October 29, 2012.
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  • Banksy Art on the Block

    A screenprint by the legendary street artist Banksy, "Bomb Love" (2003), numbered 44/150, sold at Bonhams Auction House for $16,056, including buyer's premium, on March 29, 2012 in London. Another screenprint on paper of "Bomb Love", numbered 47/150, sold in Los Angeles on Oct. 29, 2012 in a Bonhams auction for $18,750, including buyer's premium.
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  • Banksy Art on the Block

    Original artwork by the legendary street artist Banksy, "Everytime I Make Love To You I Think Of Someone Else'', estimated to be worth £30,000 - £40,000, was sold at Bonhams Auction House on the January 11, 2011 for $65,664 or £42,000.
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  • Banksy Art on the Block

    Gallery assistants adjust "Love is in the Air" by British graffiti artist Banksy ahead of its sale at Bonhams auction house in London on June 24, 2013. The spray paint work by the celebrated secretive artist, estimated to fetch between 70,000-100,000 British pounds, sold for about $249,000 or £163,250.
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  • Banksy Art on the Block

    This art work from British artist Banksy was made available by Haringey Council on Feb. 20, 2013. The stencil by the famed, secretive graffiti artist appeared on the side of a north London bargain store May 2012. It vanished, leaving nothing but a rectangle of exposed brick, only to reappear on the website of a Miami auction house. Listed as "Slave Labor (Bunting Boy), it sold for $1.1 million.
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  • Banksy Art on the Block

    Laugh Now, 2002, stencil spray paint on painted board, in three parts, sold for $356,614 or £228,000. It was estimated to be worth £150,000-200,000. The present lot was commissioned for the interior of the Ocean Rooms Night Club in Brighton. Measuring a massive six metres in length, it formed the backdrop for the bar.
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  • Banksy Art on the Block

    Space girl and bird, spray paint on steel , 133 x 54cm (52 3/8 x 21 1/4in), sold for £288,000, or $450,460. It was estimated to be worth £10,000-15,000. This was part of a series of designs commissioned by Blur for the cover of their Think Tank album and was featured on the cover of the band's 5 track CD issued by the Observer Newspaper.
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