Banksy's Kate Moss Sells for $150,000

By: lourdes sanchez bayas - Published: Apr 13, 2008 • References: vogue and luxist
These prints by the suddenly-ubiquitous graffiti artist Banksy, recently sold for £96,000(about $152,000) at the Bonham's Urban Art auction. The painting is the artist's take on Andy Warhol's Marilyn Monroe. Only instead of Monroe's image, Banksy has used Kate Moss. Luxist notes, "In terms of pop art, Kate Moss is definitely a successor to Marilyn Monroe as a most used (or perhaps overused) icon
Is Kate a sound investment? Asks Luxist. Luxist further notes that, "pictures of Kate Moss by a variety of artists have commanded high prices in several auctions. "