Most people are unaware that famously, renowned and anonymous street artist, Banksy showcased his artwork in Taiwan for the first time back in 2019.

Banksy showcased in Taiwan

The Phillip’s company had hosted a gallery of some of the British artists’ iconic works from in mid – March 16-24 – 2019, at an exhibition entitled “Banksy: An Authentic Rebel.”

The exhibition had taken place at the Bellavista Gallery in Taipei’s Xinyi District, and according to Hypebeast, ended up showcasing 25 of Banksy’s stencil works including Chequebook Vandalism, CCCP, and the famous Girl with Balloon.

“Banksy is one of the most famous street artists in the world, and we are delighted to present his works to art lovers in Taiwan. Following the booming art scene in Taiwan since last year which captures the world’s attention, we would like to present this rare exhibition to Taiwanese collectors.”, Cindy Yen, the General Manager of Philips Taiwan reported.

Banksy was born in Britain in 1975 and has successfully maintained their anonymity despite becoming the world’s most famous contemporary street artist.

There is speculation that the artist may be a collective of artists, rather than an individual. The artist’s prints must be authenticated by Banksy’s official committee called “Pest Control.”

Exhibition titled ‘Banksy: An Authentic Rebel’ coming to Taipei, March 16-24