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"I don't take from people money for looking at my works". Why there was a scandal over Banksy's exhibition in Moscow?

The famous sidewalk artist was surprised, having learned that in the Central House of Artists there takes place his personal exhibition. He has laid out in the Instagram a correspondence screenshot with one of admirers of the Photo: Artem Geodakyan / by TASS It is updated in 13:01britansky the sidewalk artist Banksy was surprised, having learned that in Moscow there takes place his personal exhibition. He has laid out in the account in Instagram a correspondence screenshot with one of admirers who has told him about an exhibition in capital Central House of Artists. The admirer has told Banksy that for an entrance on an exposition ask about 20 pounds. Probably, VIP-tickets for 1400 rubles on which professional guides conduct a tour mean, it is specified on the exhibition website. The publication from Banksy (@banksy) 15 Aug, 2018 at 9:00 PDTSAM the artist has answered that this exhibition has no relation to him. "I don't take from people money for that they could see my works, at least if the trip on a big wheel isn't applied to them" — Banksy has written. The exhibition has opened in the Central House of Artists on June 2 and will last till September 2, the usual ticket for her costs 550 rubles on weekdays and 650 — on days off. Organizers have all necessary documents for exhibiting of works of Banksy, the PR-director of an exhibition Elena Bukhmak:elena Bukhmak the PR-director of the Banksy exhibition in the Central House of Artists "Actually says, his reaction is quite predictable. It is more than that, we waited for this post, the fact that it has appeared in two weeks prior to the end of an exhibition, has even not surprised us. We never positioned this exhibition as a product which has been made together with Banksy or is agreed with him. We always said that it is the collection made of meetings of 30 private collectors, plus of content which we prepared by means of designers they created a multimedia show and also our photographer who has taken pictures of the remained Banksy's works in Great Britain. From the very beginning we said about what Banksy doesn't love when others hold exhibitions of his works, and, most likely, he won't be glad. Nevertheless an exhibition legal, we have permission to exhibiting of all works". Banksy is a pseudonym of one of the most famous sidewalk artists of the present, his real name is unknown. There is an assumption that it is the musician Robert Del Naya, the founder of the Massive Attack group. All previous projects of Banksy, including exhibition, always were free, he positions himself as acute social artist therefore this exposition is contrary to ideology of the author, the director of the Museum of Modern Art "Garage" Anton Belov: — Banksy absolutely adequate person says, he will suit such senseless public relations. Very intelligent, for him 500 rubles don't make any sense to earn all his actions and works from tickets in the Central House of Artists. — Sales of his works at auctions are coordinated with him? — There are illegal works which already can't be sold. He forbids to cut pieces of walls from the city. When he sells prints, in advance announces it, people stand behind them in a queue, then the location changes. He specially sozda



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