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TOP 10 Highest Auction Results for STIK Artworks

April 24, 2023

Stik‘s story is an incredible tale of triumph over adversity. Despite starting as a homeless street artist, he never lost his passion for creating art. He developed his charming style of Stick figures made of 6 lines and two dots, reflecting his experiences and emotions. He continued painting on the streets of East London, facing […]

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TOP 10 Highest Auction Results for Invader Artworks

August 17, 2022

Invader, the French street artist, gained notoriety for his mosaic tile installations of pixelated video game characters. It’s fascinating to consider how he started placing these invaders in Paris in 2008 and how he has since become a global phenomenon. With some of his pieces now fetching top auction results, it’s clear that Invader’s unconventional […]

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Stik Sculpture Fetches a Staggering £150,000 at Christies Auction for Theatre Charity, 2018

October 15, 2018

An artwork by STIK has been sold for £150,000 ($197,000) at Christies Auction after nearly a decade nailed to a brick wall in London’s East-End. The 236cm (8ft) wooden sculpture titled ‘Up On The Roof’ was originally put up by the artist in 2010 whilst working with theatre group ‘Cardboard Citizens‘ who work exclusively with […]

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Stik, Wooden Stik Sculpture "Up on the Roof" to be auctioned off at Christies Auction House for Cardboard Citizens Charity 2018. Photo Credit Stik

Street Artist Stik Auctions Rare Sculpture in aid of Cardboard Citizens Charity, Christies 2018

September 18, 2018

A rare sculpture made in 2009 for Stik’s “Diva” exhibition is on sale at Christies Auction in aid of homeless theatre company Cardboard Citizens. The sculpture was from a series of sixteen unique sculptures, where only three are known to have survived. The life size artwork was titled “Up on the Roof”, named after the Cardboard Citizens theatre […]

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GraffitiStreet Underground 2016, London

Street Art Auction raising Funds for London’s Homelessness, 2017

December 17, 2017

It’s with great pleasure to announce that for a third year running we continue to support Streets of London (registered charity number 1155242) and are hosting another online charity urban art auction to tackle London’s homelessness. For this year’s specially curated charity auction, street artists Bisser (BE), Hua Tunan (CH), Hunto (IT), Joachim (BE), JPS (UK) and Nils Westergard (US) were each given a blank […]

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Stik, Street art piece 'Magpie', Phillips auction 2016

Street artist Stik helps to rehouse ‘Magpie’ social centre in Bristol, England 2016

December 1, 2016

Generous street artist Stik has agreed to authenticate and approve the sale of a street art piece he once painted on the front of the Magpie Social Centre in Stokes Croft, Bristol. This piece appeared in 2009 on the front wall of the not-for-profit social centre which had to leave their premises earlier this year and […]

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West London Day Centre, Streets of London, Tackling Homelessness

GraffitiStreet online charity auction raises money for londons homeless, 2016

September 7, 2016

Sunday 21st August 2016 at 20:00 (GMT) saw the end of our online charity auction. The auction was a great success and saw many of you bidding to purchase one of our specially painted canvases for streets of london charity, or one of GS limited edition sold out prints. The online GraffitiStreet Charity Auction featured and sold five unique […]

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GraffitiStreet Urban show Streets of London, Tackling Homelessness

Street Art Auction raising money for London’s Homelessness

August 14, 2016

It’s with great pleasure to announce that for a second year running we will be hosting a charity urban art auction to tackle homelessness and together with your help we will be able to make a difference. For this year’s specially curated charity auction, street artists My Dog Sighs (UK), Pichi&Avo (ES),  JPS (UK), Bisser (BE), Hunto (IT), Joachim (BE), Pahnl (UK), Nils Westergard (US), 3F (UK) and NME (UK) […]

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We chat to ‘Streets of London’ Charity Founder Ian Fothringham

August 14, 2016

GraffitiStreet initially teamed up with ‘Streets of London’ at the GraffitiStreet launch event which took place June 2014 in London, and have ever since continued to raise money for their charitable work, through our charity urban art auctions.

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Banksy, Swat Van, Bonhams Auction House, London


July 1, 2016

A S.W.A.T. van, spray painted by the elusive street artist Banksy, has just sold at Bonham’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Auction in London for £218,000. The S.W.A.T. van has remained shrouded in mystery since September 2006, and has since been verified by the Pest Control Office, Banksy’s authorisation service. It was shown for the first – and […]

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Stik auctions full set of Sleeping Baby Prints at Christies to raise money for NHS

Stik auctions full set of Sleeping Baby Prints at Christies to raise money for NHS

May 13, 2016

A full set of STIK’s ‘Sleeping Baby’ print, artist’s proofs in all four colour-ways are going to be auctioned at Christie Auction house on the 19th May 2016. The full set have been donated by big hearted STIK in aid of the Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Art Charitable Fund adding to the £50,000 […]

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