• Banksy Was A Gas

    19 days ago - By Flux Magazine

    Just before Easter, there was some big news in the world of Art. At auction, Banksy's Game Changer raised $23 million for National Health Service charities. Not bad. Not bad for a painting formerly hung in Southampton General's foyer to “cheer up the hospital staff” in these trying times.
    This gasp-making figure easily overtopped the near eight-figure sum coughed up a little over a year ago for his Devolved Parliament , a hefty, gilt-framed canvas crammed with Chimpanzees on plush green benches. Geddit? The Palace of Westminster is full of monkeys! We'd never have guessed. It's a simple...
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