Lot: 517

Banksy (Bristol ? 1974 - lebt in Bristol) attributed
'Bomb Hugger', 2003

Banksy (in the style of)

Template composition: Colored spray technique and template on corrugated board. 61.0 x 43.5 cm. In the black object frame. This 'Bomb Hugger' was manufactured on the occasion of an anti-Iraq war demonstration in London on February 15, 2003, and distributed by Banksy and his colleagues. Many of these multi-crafted objects were destroyed or thrown away after the demonstration because Banksy was not a famous artist at the time. This poster comes with a poster by Karmarama, 'Make Tea not War', 2003. The poster shows Tony Blair wearing a teacup as a soldier's helmet. The poster was part of the protest against the coalition war against Iraq, 2003, London, and was created in connection with the said anti-Iraq war demonstration. Please note that the 'Bomb Hugger' is neither signed nor numbered. The Banksy Authentication Body, Pest Control, does not issue Certificates of Authenticity (COA) for Bomb Hugger.

Hammer Price: 6,600 €

148C - Modern Art
05. December 2019 at 4:00 PM

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Provenance: participant of the anti-Iraq demonstration 2003, London; Private collection Hamburg.