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Banksy Infiltrates the Venice Biennale With Unlicensed Installation

The artist set up a montage of idyllic oil paintings

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This Wednesday, Banksy took his official Instagram profile to share a new controversial piece, unofficially entitled Venice in Oil. The notorious British street artist set up an unauthorized stall in Venice, a montage of idyllic oil paintings that portray a cruise ship surrounded by Venetian gondolas. 

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Setting out my stall at the Venice Biennale. Despite being the largest and most prestigious art event in the world, for some reason I’ve never been invited. – said Banksy on his official Instagram profile

The clip shows a sizable crowd gathered around the stall, and an unidentified man who was approached by local police to move his installation elsewhere. 

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Bally US

. Setting out my stall at the Venice Biennale. Despite being the largest and most prestigious art event in the world, for some reason I’ve never been invited.

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