Two ubiquitous American corporations, represented by Mickey Mouse and Ronald McDonald, which supply people the never-ending joy of consumerism, are seen holding hands with a naked crying girl, which represents the horrifying things that are happening around the world. The original photograph of the girl is from the bombings in Vietnam.
The irony of this particular art is that large corporations are lobbying and supporting military actions in other countries. They use money that comes from their sale of products, services and junk food which they manipulatively portray as keys to a happy, wealthy and peaceful life.
Due to his anonymity, Banksy had to come up with solutions to help identify his works and prevent people from being victims of fraud.
Many people, galleries and other institutions are still trying to use his name and his art to make a profit, but it seems clear that his primary goal is not to make money but instead to bring people’s attention to more pressing issues.He seems to be proclaiming: “Just stop, look at this work, think and try to make a change,” rather than: “Sell->Buy->Hang it on the wall->Tell your sophisticated guests about its cost.”