KEEP IT REAL MONKEY

by Banksy

$45.00

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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 giclée art print has been produced on heavy weight (300gsm/matte finish) 100% cotton rag textured fine art stock using archival quality inks resulting in a superior print suitable for museum or gallery display.

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.

SHIPPING

New Zealand

- Free tracked shipping on all orders over $100 in value.

- All orders under $100 in value ship at a flat rate of $8.50.


Australia

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

International Air | Untracked Service | 8-10 Working Days - $9AUD

International Courier | Tracked Service | 3-6 Working Days - $18AUD


Rest Of The World

All orders are eligible 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. When checking out your order will be processed in NZD (New Zealand Dollars).

RETURNS

Not quite sure if this print 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 print or return it for a credit or refund. We pride ourselves on making returning items a hassle free experience. Check out the following link for more details - Returns

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