Banksy seeks public’s help to decide where he should host his art exhibition next

Banksy is looking for the help of the general public to decide where he should next host his art exhibition Reduce & Run.

In June, the exhibition, which showcases 25 years of stencil graffiti, opened in Glasgow’s Gallery of Trendy Art (GoMA).

The exhibition closes to the general public on Monday August 28, following a 10-week run, and art fanatics and followers of Banksy can now put ahead their recommendations for where the exhibition should open next.

The artist appears to be uncertain where Reduce & Run will open because the exhibition’s official web site,, claims that organisers “need to take this present on the highway however don’t know where to go to next”.

It additionally asks for these to mail their recommendations to [email protected] and embody some photographs, if potential, to illustrate the reasoning behind their alternative.

The web site says: “Mail us together with your recommendations and embody a number of pics if potential.

“A particular location or venue could be excellent, please don’t simply write ‘Come to Iran!’.”

Discussing the exhibition in Glasgow, GoMA supervisor Gareth James stated: “Reduce and Run has welcomed a brand new and numerous viewers, from main college pupils to octogenarians, from all areas of society and corners of the globe.

“On daily basis we open our doorways to queues of lots of of individuals ready for walk-up tickets.

“Free group tickets and in a single day opening hours have prolonged the museum’s attain far past our ordinary scope.”

Talking on the artists determination to ban using telephones on the exhibition, James added: “We anticipated some resistance however actually guests embraced the no telephones rule; having fun with the time and area to see the work unhindered.”

Art items within the Reduce and Run exhibition embody the stencils for Woman With Balloon and Kissing Coppers.

There’s additionally a mannequin that explains how the artist managed to shred Woman With Balloon throughout an public sale at Sotheby’s in London in 2018.

The art work hit the headlines when it partially self-destructed on the conclusion of an public sale during which it had been offered for over £1m.

The canvas was handed by means of a secret shredder hidden contained in the body, which left the underside half in tatters.

The artist renamed the work Love Is In The Bin and it offered at public sale for £18.58m in 2021.

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