Have you heard that the valuable mural of a Greek goddess Niobé done by the British Street Art legend Banksy in Gaza was sold to a local artist for less than $200? 60 more words
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Rabie Darduna, the 33-year old owner of the door on which Banksy painted an art piece he called “bomb damage” during his visit to Gaza earlier this year, claimed to have been tricked into selling his door for 700 NIS ($175) to Belal Khaled, a Palestinian graffiti artist and Banksy-fan. 319 more words
The Washington Post reported this today:
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It’s amazing what you can get away with in the world today if you’re a celebrity, a pop star or a politician, or a person with powerful friends, or best of all, the powerful person who finances politics. 881 more words
A Palestinian man has claimed that he was tricked into selling a £400,000 Banksy mural for just £118.
Street artist Banksy visited Gaza in February and created several politically-motivated murals in the rubble of homes and buildings destroyed in the Gaza-Israel conflict, including a weeping Greek goddess on the sole remaining door of Rabie Darduna’s house. 233 more words