Thankfully, ‘Banksy Was Here: The Exhibition’ just opened in Philadelphia — bringing newfound insight into the mind behind the legendary art. Over 80 of Banksy’s authentic pieces plaster the walls of 901 Market Street Suite 1150, giving you a glimpse of the street artists’ genius.
So many of Banksy’s most valuable and rare pieces will be on display at ‘Banksy Was Here’, from original art and prints on mixed media to sculptures. A rich collection of Banksy’s authentic work was lent by private collectors for this exhibit, including legendary pieces like ‘Love Is In The Air’ and ‘Balloon Girl’. Prepare to take in exclusive creations and never-before-seen revelations, as the experience’s VR section will guide you on a journey through the artist’s career.
Since the 1990s, Banksy’s mystifying works of street art often showcased socio political statements. They’ve gathered the attention of people around the globe, bringing about puzzling yet curious responses. In most cities Banksy used as his canvas, his incredibly elusive street art is seen as a precious gift. Most of the artist’s works have been placed under protection, to preserve its secretive magic — and perhaps to keep the mystery going for a bit longer…
The highly successful ‘Banksy Was Here: The Exhibition’ has toured in over 15 cities, and is now coming to Philadelphia to highlight Banksy’s most preserved works.