banksy pop-up homeware store 'opens' in south london

banksy pop-up homeware store 'opens' in south london

anonymous artist banksy has set up a showroom ‘for display purposes only’ in south london. the shop, which won’t open its doors to the public, houses a selection of banksy’s previous works, which could soon be sold online. banksy confirmed he was behind the pop-up installation on instagram, saying: ‘this showroom is for display purposes only. I’m opening a shop today (although the doors don’t actually open). it’s in croydon. probably best viewed at night.’

banksy gross domestic product
images via @banksy



according a post on banksy’s instagram, the installation — titled ‘gross domestic product’ — came about as a result of legal action. a flyer at the store states that a greeting card company is ‘trying to seize legal custody of the name banksy from the artist, who has been advised the best way to prevent this is to sell his own range of branded merchandise’. the note also states that prices for the limited edition pieces will start at £10 (approx. $12 USD) and will be available soon via gross domestic product’s official website.

banksy gross domestic product

banksy gross domestic product

  • It is best viewed at night. I live in Croydon, found out about it through other friends social media but there were too many people surrounding it to get shots of the work exhibited during the day. Went last night at about 11pm and there were people but far less up till and maybe after midnight.

    Wesley Baker says:

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