The World’s Largest Banksy Exhibition Has Landed In Dubai

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The World Of Banksy – The Immersive Experience will showcase 120 works of art by the infamous graffiti artist

Dubai’s Mall of the Emirates is playing host to graffiti artist Banksy until 30 June, as he will be showing 120 of his world-famous artworks in an exhibition titled The World Of Banksy – The Immersive Experience. Taking place in The Theatre, the exhibition is making its debut in the region after successful instalments in Paris, Prague, Milan, Brussels and Barcelona, and is the largest Banksy exhibition in the world.

The World Of Banksy – The Immersive Experience covers 1,000 square metres and is set up to mirror the distribution of Banksy’s artworks, with segments dedicated to the UK, USA, Paris, Canada, Australia and Mali. While some of his work has been removed from the cities, they live on in this exhibition. Of course, fan favourites Girl With A Balloon and Flower Thrower will be on display, however Banksy will be sharing the space with renowned Belgian photographer Philippe Bernaerts. Philippe will be showcasing his street photography as well as an exclusive Dubai collection that will make its debut at the exhibition.

Banksy is the pseudonym under which an anonymous British artist creates, making his work all the more intriguing. His often politically charged graffiti reflects the cultural climate and has previously referenced capitalism, war and consumerism. However, it’s not all doom and gloom (even if our world can be). His work also spreads messages of hope and, in some cases, is just plain ol’ fun. To purchase tickets, click here.

Featured Image: Instagram/MalloftheEmirates

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