Banksy wants to give up the revenue from a work of art to Palestinian hospital

Bankys work with the title "Mediterranean Sea View 2017" ("Mediterranean sea view 2017") is to be auctioned on Thursday by the auction house Sotheby's in L

Banksy wants to give up the revenue from a work of art to Palestinian hospital

Bankys work with the title "Mediterranean Sea View 2017" ("Mediterranean sea view 2017") is to be auctioned on Thursday by the auction house Sotheby's in London. The proceeds will go to a Palestinian hospital. This Wissam Salsaa, an employee of the artist in Bethlehem, announced on Monday the news Agency AFP.

work revolves around the victims of the refugee crisis

The value of the work is estimated according to Salsaa to 1.5 million dollars (1.28 million euros). The plant consists of three oil Paintings. They show a wild sea and a coastline full of orange life vests. The work relates to the human lives that were lost during the refugee crisis of the last decade, in the sea, explained Sotheby's on its Website.

The triptych hung in the Lobby of the hotel "Walled Off" in Bethlehem in the West Bank, which was co-founded by Banksy. Salsaa is the Director of the hotel. The revenue from the sale of the plant to go to its details to a Hospital in Bethlehem. With them, among other things, the establishment of a Station for a stroke is to be financed by patients.

Banksy is a Graffiti artist to world fame. His identity only a handful of Familiar but not known. His works often have political messages.

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Updated Date: 10 August 2020, 14:26

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