Strawberry Donut by Banksy

Strawberry Donut

The print features a black and white composition of five motorcycle officers escorting what appears to be a food truck with a huge pink doughnut attached to its roof complete with rainbow sprinkles. unlike his more controversial graffitits, this is one of Banksy's more humorous works.

Presentation

Edition of 299

Size

22 x 30 In

Medium

screenprint

Genre

urban

Created

2009

Signed

Yes

Strawberry Donut by Banksy

Banksy, the world’s most famous and most secretive graffiti artists, translates his notorious style into bold prints.

Arguably the most controversial street artist in the world, Banksy has developed an entire art subculture devoted to his works. Banksy’s art can impact any location at any given moment. His identity remains unknown, even after over 20 years of being involved with the graffiti scene. He has worked with many different types of street art media and street art types. His work not only includes many powerful, often controversial images, but they may also be found throughout the Internet as viral images.

His artwork has appeared throughout London and other locations around the world. Bansky’s artwork is characterized by striking images, often combined with slogans. His work regularly engages political themes, satirically critiquing war, capitalism, hypocrisy and greed. Common subjects include rats, apes, policemen, members of the royal family, and children. In addition to his two-dimensional work, Banksy is known for his installation artwork. One of the most celebrated of these pieces, which featured a live elephant painted with a Victorian wallpaper pattern, sparked controversy among animal rights activists. He was the subject of a 2010 documentary, “Exit Through the Gift Shop,” which examined the relationship between commercial and street art