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Pulp Fiction (Banksy)

The graffiti at Old Street

Pulp Fiction is a type of work by stencil graffiti artist Banksy. Instances of it depict the characters played by Samuel L. Jackson and John Travolta in the 1994 film Pulp Fiction, with their guns replaced by bananas.[1] A stencil graffiti work existed on a wall near the Old Street tube station in the City of London from 2002 to 2007.[2] Prints of the image on its original site have been sold for £1,000.[3] A print of the Pulp Fiction stencil was sold for £10,600 in 2012.[4]

References

  1. ^ Charlie Brooker (22 September 2006). "Supposing ... Subversive genius Banksy is actually rubbish". The Guardian. Guardian Media Group. Retrieved 5 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Iconic Banksy image painted over". BBC News. British Broadcasting Corporation. 20 April 2007. Retrieved 5 February 2015.
  3. ^ Newling, Dan (19 April 2007). "Why Banksy's fans are going bananas". Daily Mail. DMG Media. Retrieved 5 February 2015.
  4. ^ Gleadell, Colin (3 April 2012). "Banksy: primed and all set for take-off". The Daily Telegraph. Telegraph Media Group. Retrieved 5 February 2015.