Miniature Banksy model goes on display in Newcastle

A mini artwork created by Banksy is going on view in Newcastle ahead of an auction.

The tiny model of a stable previously appeared at a model village in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, during Banksy's Great British Spraycation exhibition.

From Monday to Wednesday it will be on view at Anderson & Garland Auctioneers and will be auctioned on Thursday.

It is only the second time a work by the anonymous street artist has been available to view in the North East.

It could fetch up to a seven figure sum when it is sold as part of the The Modern Art & Design Auction on 27 January, auctioneers said.

Owners of the model village decided to put the piece up for sale, replacing it with a replica, over fears the original could be stolen.


It is hoped money from its sale could help secure the future of the attraction.

Julian Thompson, from Anderson & Garland, said: "We're delighted to bring a Banksy to Newcastle.

"It's an absolute privilege to auction work by such an iconic artist and we're thrilled to be able to give people in the North East the opportunity."


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January 26, 2022