Banksy gives £205,000 to human rights and anti-arms trade groups


Street artist donates funds raised from auction of latest work to Campaign Against Arms Trade and Reprieve

The street artist Banksy has given a financial boost to peace campaigners by donating the £205,000 raised from the sale of his latest work to Reprieve and Campaign Against Arms Trade.

Civilian Drone Strike, which depicts a trio of Predator drones bombing a children’s picture of a house, was auctioned at Art The Arms Fair, a five-day exhibition coinciding the Defence and Security Equipment International arms fair in east London this week.

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Article by Damien Gayle, Read more on https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2017/sep/16/banksy-gives-205000-to-human-rights-and-anti-arms-trade-groups

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