Kissing Coppers by Banksy Triptych Canvas Wall Art. Street art. The print is split up into 3 pieces 16x30 each for a total size of 48x30 when placed side by side. Printed on top quality canvas and stretched on 0.75 pine wood bars. Ships ready to hang.
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Location: Brighton, UK
Banksy's Kissing Coppers piece dates back to 2004 when it appeared on the Prince Albert Pub in Brighton, England. The piece depicts two male policemen engaging in a passionate kiss. The work suggests that Banksy was touching upon gay rights or presenting an attack on homophobia. After standing for seven years on the pub's wall, the piece was removed and sent to America for an auction in 2011. The pub's owner felt the timing was right and stated publicly that the earnings from the piece would be invested back into the establishment.
Despite not calling himself an artist, Banksy has been considered by some as talented in that respect; he uses his original street art form, combined with Banksy stencil style. Due to the shroud of secrecy surrounding his real identity and his subversive character, Banksy has achieved somewhat of a cult following with his street art from some of the younger age group within the stenciling community. Tagging walls and billboards in the dark of night, sneaking around with a secret identity in urban areas. Leaving his political mark on the world for all to enjoy for free.
The infamous UK guerrilla artist, Banksy, is hitting the streets hard in London, Bristol, Australia, the USA, and just about everywhere in between. It’s not only the curiosity of his identity that makes the artist famous, it’s his impeccable political pieces and artwork that stir up discussions on the underlying themes. By calling attention to the issues depicted in his pieces, Banksy’s controversial work requires people to think deeply about the issues he’s attempting to bring to light.