Keep It Real Monkey

by Banksy

$49.00

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THE PRINT

'Keep it Real' is considered to be from the early period of Banksy’s work, the first appearances of the ominous sandwich board monkey being in 2002. The work portrays in monochrome and Banksy’s signature minimal Warholesque style, a very despondent looking monkey with sunken eyes wearing a sandwich board that reads 'Keep It Real'. Various versions of this piece appeared in Banksy’s breakthrough Existencilism exhibition, where the monkey hosted other epithets of wisdom for the post-modern century. The most famous of declarations amongst these other versions are 'Lying to a cop is never wrong' and ‘Laugh now but one day we’ll be in charge’. The original version of the work sold at Bonham’s in 2008 in a milestone auction for Urban Art, reaching a price of nearly $500,000. This premium quality giclee art print has been produced on luxurious 100% cotton rag textured art paper using archival quality inks resulting in a superior print suitable for museum or gallery display. 

  • Gallery quality giclée art print
  • 300gsm 100% cotton rag textured art paper
  • Natural white with a matte finish
  • Archival inks for vivid colour and sharp detail
  • Available in multiple sizes
  • Can be purchased framed or unframed

THE ARTIST

Banksy is the pseudonym of a British graffiti artist, political activist and painter, whose identity is unconfirmed. His satirical street art and subversive epigrams combine irreverent dark humour with graffiti done in a distinctive stencilling technique. Such artistic works of political and social commentary have been featured on streets, walls, and bridges of cities throughout the world.
 

FRAMING

Skip the trip to the framer and save yourself time and money. We offer a bespoke custom framing service that is far more affordable than using your local high street framer and light-years ahead in quality than the ready-made frames you will find in homeware stores. Please note that our framing service is currently only available to customers based in New Zealand and Australia. We will deliver your beautiful custom framed artwork to your door within 7 working days if you reside in New Zealand or 15 working days if you reside in Australia. Keep It Real Monkey works equally well with all three of our frame styles. Our black frame is the most popular option. 

 

SHIPPING

New Zealand

- Free tracked shipping on all orders over $150 in value.

- All orders under $150 in value ship at a flat rate of $8.


Australia

All orders qualify for flat rate shipping.

International Courier | Tracked Service | 7-10 Working Days - $19NZD


Rest Of The World

All orders qualify for flat rate shipping. We offer two shipping services:

International Air | Untracked Service | 10-12 Working Days - $35NZD

International Courier | Tracked Service | 5-7 Working Days - $55NZD

PAYMENT

We accept all major credit cards as well as Paypal. New Zealand and Australian customers may also purchase using Buy Now Pay Later services in the form of Afterpay or Laybuy. When checking out your order will be processed in NZD (New Zealand Dollars).

RETURNS

Not quite sure if this artwork is the perfect fit for your home? Don't sweat it. If for any reason you are not totally enamoured with your new purchase you are welcome to exchange it for another artwork or return it for a credit or refund. Unframed art prints can be returned for a refund, exchange or store credit. Framed artworks can only be returned for store credit or an exchange. We pride ourselves on making returning items a hassle free experience. Please check out the following link for more details - Returns

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GALLERY QUALITY PAPER

We produce our art prints on museum grade art papers using archival quality inks that won't fade over time resulting in a superior print with sharp detail, vivid colour and unparalleled durability.

BESPOKE CUSTOM FRAMING

Your art print will be framed to order by our in house master framer using gallery quality materials throughout. The end result - a beautiful framed artwork built to last a lifetime that exudes quality and craftsmanship.

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Garry Leslie
Keep It Real Monkey

Great print but didn't realise it wasn't framed as per ad showing the frame. I didn't realize there was an option to select to have it framed or not framed.

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Kay Wilson
Keep it real

Love my new Banksy art work. A phrase I often use, so isvery appropriate to be in my house.

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Edward Oliver

I have not received my purchased item and am having no luck with tracking it

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david smith
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I have still not received this item, delivery is very slow

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natalie jennings

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Melanie Bell

So happy with my purchase. The print is on quality paper as promised. Thank you

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