Once again, the most famous unknown muralist of recent times, Banksy, once again put his personal fingerprints on the walls of England, United Kingdom. On a mobile home with dozens of spray cans for graffiti, the highest paid in the British colony He visited various coastal cities in the east of the country, and in each of them he stamped his art as a sign of his presence there..
in just two days, English painter Spray at least seven modern artworks in the most unexpected places in town. Plus, with the tip of a traffic cone, a bit of polypropylene and pink glue, he made some small alterations to a very famous statue on King’s Lynn Street, where hundreds of pedestrians and vehicles pass through all day.
In a video posted on his official account on Instagram, the favorite social network of BanksyThe artist got the authorship of all these works, which, in addition to their characteristic character, is loaded with a very special font that can be found in each of his creations.
In this short three-minute, 16-second clip, titled Great British Spraying (Great British Spray, in its Spanish translation), you can see the artist’s entire journey across eastern England on a trailer. A summer trip helped him add new pieces of art to his extensive collection of graffiti and paintings.
Banksy’s new paintings
One of the first pieces that Banksy During his tour, he painted a rat, which is one of the artist’s favorite animals when it comes to reflecting his street art. In this you can see a rodent in an aristocratic style, sitting on an extension chair with a famous cocktail in hand.
In another mural, also painted on the shores of eastern England, a crab with a large shell and three other inserts is shown on its back, while one of its tongs holds a sign that says: Luxury Rentals Only (Luxury Rentals Only). On the other hand, a group of three crabs without a shell mimics the desire to rent one of these.
The third and fourth murals, the most impressive in this new version, because they make for a powerful picture Criticism of consumer society, rising levels of garbage and pollution caused by mankind. In addition to the dangerous impact it has on animals and the environment, it is destroyed by the cruel human hand.
In the first, you can see a large container for trash and waste, and above it, giant seagulls are ready to scavenge through the waste for a little food. While in another picture, the artist depicted three children on a seemingly sunken ship, one of them holding a bucket of water in his hands, the other two ignoring him. The back writing says: We were all in the same boat..
The fifth work was painted on the roof of a bus stop. In this you can detail two dancers who dance to the music of the accordion player. Finally, the last piece is also made on a waiting stand, on the outskirts of a train station, and in this it is presented to the clutch of a machine on a fairground from which toys or trophies are extracted from a machine; Although the prize in this case is the people sitting under it.
Banksy’s weight in modern art
In the last years, Banksy His art has leaped beyond the borders of the United Kingdom, making him the highest paid mural painter of recent times. A work by a British fresco artist, recently put up for auction, has managed to raise around €20 million from an anonymous buyer just like him.. These funds were donated entirely to the British Ministry of Health to contribute to the fight against the epidemic and to procure vaccines for the population.