Very Little Helps by Banksy

Grannies by Banksy is a very humorous print. It features two very nice little old ladies sitting in chairs and knitting. One little old lady is knitting a sweater tat has the words “punks not dead” on it. The other little old lady is focusing her energy on knitting a sweater that says “thug for life” on the front of it. It is very funny to see two sweet ladies knitting sweaters with those expressions on the front of them. The print is sure to receive a lot of laughs and good memories of elders.

Created

2008

Presentation

edition of 250

Size

20 x 14.6”

Medium

screenprint

Genre

urban

Very Little Helps by Banksy

Banksy, the worlds 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