The new Banksy exhibit in Riyadh is one you should not miss
See works of art from the world-famous street artist private collection…
Art lovers, add this to your diaries as an exhibition is coming to Riyadh showcasing the works of art from world favourite street artist turned political activist, Banksy.
The artist real identity is a mystery, is a street artist known for his controversial, and often politically-themed, works, often engaging political themes.
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If you haven’t heard of Banksy, you may have at least seen the artist work such as Balloon Girl, pictured above which is probably the artists most famous work of art.
The exhibition titled The Art of Banksy ‘Without Limits’ is not authorised by or affiliated with Banksy himself but is run by a company called Starvox Exhibits in the US.
Tickets cost SAR100 and it will take place at the King Abdullah Financial Centre from February 20 until April 20 and will display works of art from the artist’s private collection.
It will be the first time the artist will have his work shown in the Middle East and you will be able to see around 70 artworks from photographs to a variety of printed materials and theatrical effects.
You can even view a 10-minute documentary on the artist.
The exhibition has already been featured in Amsterdam, Melbourne, Berlin and Paris.
“The Art of Banksy is meant to celebrate Banksy’s art and drive his message of hope and humanity to the world,” according to organisers.
Tickets can be bought here.