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The Story behind Banksy’s Grin Reaper
For those who know a lot about Banksy’s work, you will know that often the figures in his pieces of art are designed to represent different groups, emotions, or actions. In this piece, the Grin Reaper is a hybrid of good and evil, however, the fact that he is waiting for midnight before taking action could also liken the figure to us as a societal group – always waiting for something to happen before we take action to protect ourselves.
In this instance, the Grin Reaper becomes both the figure to be fearful of and the very depiction of a society that is afraid of him – implying that perhaps it is our own inaction and inability to protect ourselves before the clock strikes twelve, that scares us the most.
Either way, the bright yellow smiley face breaks up the haunting image and causes us to question the motivation behind the work – does the smiley face represent something more normal in modern culture, or is it a mask behind which something more sinister is at play?
This is a piece of art that raises questions – making it a great investment for a Banksy buyer with an interest in the artist’s more elusive and visually stimulating works.
The History of this Piece
This was in fact one of Banksy’s earliest street art pieces which appeared on a wall in London in the early 2000s. Despite being covered up a few years later as part of the anti-graffiti drive across the city, the piece has become an icon in the street art world and for Banksy buyers and symbolises the ticking time bomb which is modern life in an increasingly volatile world.
Since its original release, this has become part of a wide collection of unsigned original prints which are circulated on the auction market for Banksy buyers and other interested parties. By capturing the Grin Reaper and infusing the typically haunting and dark figure with a vibrant yellow face, Banksy once again uses colour minimally but to great effect – putting a clear and unarguable spotlight on his main message.
Sell your Banksy Grin Reaper
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