Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Banksy at the Moco Museum

Photo by Patrick Jones. Girl with Balloon by Banksy. Moco Museum, Amsterdam.

While in Amsterdam over the weekend I was able to visit the Moco Museum's exhibition Banksy: Laugh Now. In my years of photographing street art around the world I have yet to run across any of Banksy's works. These are usually picked up quickly and fall into private collections. So I was really excited to see the exhibition at the Modern Contemporary (Moco) Museum, a fairly new space located in the historic Villa Alsberg next to the Rijksmuseum.

Photo by Patrick Jones. Painting & stencil by Banksy.
Photo by Patrick Jones. Leopard by Banksy. Moco Museum. 18 Mar 2017.
Photo by Patrick Jones. Swat Van by Banksy.
Photo by Patrick Jones. Swat Van by Banksy. Moco Museum Amsterdam.
The exhibition runs through 31 May 2017 and is currently paired with a Salvador Dali exhibition. It includes about 90 pieces of Banksy's artwork. Tickets were 12.50 Euros.

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