Off the Wall

René Ammann
6. December 2021
Banksy wants to raise the £10m by selling an artwork depicting Oscar Wilde, a former inmate of the prison, he painted earlier this year. (Photo: Steve Daniels/Wikimedia Commons, cropped from the original)

Amount British street artist Banksy has offered to buy an empty prison in Reading, England, that features an uninterrupted 500-meter-long paintable surface, proposing to turn it into an artist’s hub: £10 million ($13.2m or €11.7m)

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