Why did Banksy remain anonymous?
John Brandler, director of Brandler Art Galleries, said it was convenient for Banksy to remain anonymous “so he can walk down the street” without being recognised. “But to the art world it doesn’t matter any more.
How does Banksy sell his work?
‘A decade ago, the artist was selling directly through certified dealers, at exhibitions, or through his former printers, Pictures on Walls. But today he only sells through Pest Control, and nothing is currently available.
Who gets the money from a Banksy sale?
It’s a common belief that Banksy became interested in painting after being expelled from school at the age of 14. Whilst Banksy’s artworks have sold for astronomical sums at auction, it is heartwarming to note that the artist rarely takes the proceeds home – instead, donating vast sums to charity.