“Banksy, Genius or Vandal?  » : everything you need to know about ticket sales, which have already started

“Banksy, Genius or Vandal? » : everything you need to know about ticket sales, which have already started

Tickets for “Banksy, Genius or Vandal?” are now available via La Rural Ticket

The audience most eager to see the dazzling spectacle of banksy who lands in August in Buenos Aires can wait for the event a little calmer from today. Ticket sales started early through The Rural Ticket for this exhibition which has received more than a million visits to date during its world tour and which is intended to be an immersion in the mysterious universe of one of the most influential creators of recent decades. Introductory prices start at $3,000 for Tuesday-Friday tours and go up to $3,500 for their weekend and holiday tour, which will have extended hours from 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. under 12 pay a lower value ($2,000) and those under 3 pay no entrance fee. Banksy, Genie or Vandal? arrives at the La Rural property produced by sell and IQ Art Management and is presented in Buenos Aires by S2BN, CEO Yes DF group. Expected a flow of visits similar to that of success Imagine Van Gogh for this new proposal which offers an unprecedented walk through original works sold exclusively by international private collections with their certificate of authenticity (COA).

Banksy genius or vandal – La Rural

It will be a great opportunity to see more than 70 original works from private collections which will be housed at Pabellón Frers, the same place where the immersive exhibition of Van Gogh. There will also be an interactive proposal in this case, through an immersive multimedia installation specially created for this exhibition which will enrich the visit by offering clues about the anonymous artist, framing his singular journey and highlighting his most important pieces. . The exhibition, which is not authorized by the artist, can also be explored with an audio guide for smartphones – available in Spanish and English – which adds a lot of information about the artist and each of the works on display.

Through different thematic areas, Banksy, genius or thug? brings visitors closer to the creative universe of the British artist, one of the main representatives of contemporary street art. His works, often loaded with satire and polemics, raise universal questions that are part of the politics, culture and ethics of our time. His critical eye landed on the tragedy of migration to Europe, war, racism, poverty, hypocrisy, greed, love, hope, canceled dreams, surveillance, police repression and the environmental crisis. . The sly figure deploys its visual and reflexive pieces without any filter, avoiding the circuit of art and its rules. Although their direct and simple messages against the status quo often generate the opposite effect as they are consumed and assimilated by the art market, which places them in a place of worship.

The showroom during its exhibition in Barcelona
The showroom during its exhibition in Barcelona

This is the case, for example, of one of his most famous works, love is in the air (also known as the flower thrower), which will take place in Buenos Aires. The work, on the one hand, expresses its critical and social imprint through the image of a young demonstrator with his face covered with a handkerchief that inverts the logic of violence by showing him throwing flowers instead of stones. Yet its cryptocurrency auction at Sotheby’s for $12,903,000 million last year reconfirmed it not only as an aesthetic and political symbol that inspires admiration among younger generations, but also as a signature which incorporates the most exclusive standards on the international market.

Christ with shopping bagsa piece that questions how consumerism has ruined the most human values, Girl with an Umbrella, a graffiti that appeared in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, and a version of girl with balloona work that self-destructed after its auction at Sotheby’s in London to later become love is in the bucket, his most expensive piece to date, are other works that the Argentinian public will be able to appreciate. In addition, you will be able to observe the different techniques used by the artist, ranging from oil or acrylic on canvas, to spraying on canvas and wood, limited edition serigraphs, stencils on metal or concrete, sculptures, installations, videos and photographs, to a virtual reality experience.


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