The British graffiti artist and printmaker Banksy, whose true identity has not been established with certainty to this day, is certainly one of the most important artists of today. As clear, simple and socially engaged as his graffiti is, everything that takes place around them is controversial and raises numerous social issues. Until November 6th, in an improvised Poreč gallery, you can view nine original prints.
In addition to the nine original prints, the exhibition offers numerous other artifacts. The improvised exhibition space, which has been ad hoc adapted to the gallery, so it doesn’t even have an official name yet, actually corresponds to the work of Banksy himself, whose identity is still undetermined and the subject of speculation. The exhibition space is also an answer to the current debate about the relationship between graffiti street art, its ethics and intrinsically temporary nature and the desire to somehow preserve and perpetuate this art.
Due to the global recognition of this graffiti artist, graphic artist and political activist, despite his strictly guarded anonymity, it is generally believed that the British Robin Gunningham is hiding behind the pseudonym Banksy.
Exhibition space is located at Nikole Tesle 5 and is open for visitors every day between 10 and 22 until November 6th.