The most famous street artist of the last 20 years, Banksy is not just an artist but a global phenomenon. He is the only living street artist to have been adopted by all the major art galleries and auction houses around the world.
His major exhibitions such as Dismaland and the Walled Off Hotel, and his continued activity creating controversial work on the streets, has kept his profile and popularity at an unprecedented level. As a result the prices for his work continue to rise at an unparalleled rate. His identity, whilst the subject of much speculation, remains a mystery.