Rather than operate on the usual ‘first come first served’ basis of retail, Banksy decided to open a kind of lottery cum merit-based system for collectors wanting to buy his work. In order to get your hands on one of his pieces, you had to go to the GDP website and ‘apply’ for a product/artwork.
A bit of old carpet painted to resemble the diabetes riddled corpse of Tony the tiger, this floor covering makes quite the conversation piece – especially if the conversation centres around the UK spending over £7.8million a year on tooth extractions for the under 5’s. Carpet with resin head. Suitable for vegetarians. Signed.
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