20 Most Expensive Banksy Artworks
Perhaps the most elusive artist in history, Banksy is an unknown individual who specialises in street art, graffiti and stencilled pictures. Managing to keep his identity secret from the public, Banksy produces alternative artworks that are often displayed in public areas around Britain. Much of Banksy's work is there to promote various political and social ideas that are often anti-establishment. With the art of Banksy carrying a gritty and urban feel he is known as an artist for the people, in particular the working class which sets him apart from other, more conservative artists. The growing cult following of Banksy and the mysteriousness shrouded around his identity makes his work incredibly sought after. It isn't very often that his work goes on sale to the general public and when it is it is usually for a charity event. In this article I look at the 20 most expensive pieces that have been sold throughout Banksy's career.