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Banksy retrospective going on show in London

Published on Jun 7, 2014 5:16 PM

LONDON (AFP) - The first - and unauthorised - retrospective exhibition of works by the elusive British graffiti artist Banksy is going on show in London next week ahead of a major auction sale.

More than 70 original paintings, sculptures and prints are going on display on Wednesday at S2, the gallery of Sotheby's auction house, though the incognito artist himself is far from pleased.

"Banksy knows about the exhibition and he is not particularly happy about it," curator Steve Lazarides told AFP.

"There hasn't been a collection of Banksy this large put together. I think there will be a lot of interest from the general public.

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