Banksy: Genius or Vandal?

A unique journey through more than 70 original works of one of the most influential creators at the moment. On loan by international private collectors, the exhibition includes original paintings by the mysterious author, his sculptures, installations, videos and photographs. The pieces are on display, for the first time in Spain, at Espacio 5.1 of IFEMA.

An all-enveloping audiovisual installation has been created specifically for this exhibition to immerse the visitors fully into the universe created by this groundbreaking artist whose identity is still unknown. During the visit clues about Banksy will be revealed, showing his most important pieces and explaining his unique, and often controversial, trajectory.

Banksy is an anonymous England-based street artist, vandal, political activist, and film director. His satirical street art and subversive epigrams combine dark humor with graffiti executed in a distinctive stenciling technique. His works of political and social commentary have been featured on streets, walls, and bridges of cities throughout the world.

The pieces shown in the exhibition include the original print from the Baloon Girl series. You can see pieces similar to the one that was recently auto-destructed by the author himself in an unprecedented prank in a London based auction house Sotheby’s - after the gavel dropped and the painting was sold, the picture frame and the canvas passed through a shredder hidden within the frame, partially shredding the picture.

Image credits:

Baloon Girl - Banksy

Love Is In The Air - Banksy

Napalm - Banksy

Jack and Jill - Banksy

Police Riot Van - Banksy

Love Is In The Air - Banksy
Niña con globo - Banksy​
Napalm - Banksy
Jack and Jill - Banksy
Police Riot Van - Banksy

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Tue-Sun: 10am - 9pm (last pass 90 minutes before closing)

Special opening: 24 and 31 December and 7 January

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Aeropuerto / Feria de Madrid


del Partenón, 5 (Espacio 5.1 Acceso Sur Feria Madrid)
112, 122, 828
Feria de Madrid (L8)

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