Banksy set up a stall selling 100% authentic original signed canvases. And no one knew!

According to a video posted to Banksy’s blog, the anonymous artist set up an art booth Saturday morning. Better said: he struggled to sell them! Banksy, the most known street artist of today who has tons of media coverage, sold “a fortune worth of paintings” for just $420 (total sum) at a market stall in […]


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Timoi – LA graffiti girl

Her name is TIMOI. She became active in 1995; although drawing had always been part of her life it wasn’t until she moved to Los Angeles from Guatemala in 1990 that I was introduced to Graffiti art. She couldn’t keep her eyes from the art on the freeways, windows, poles, billboards, letters and characters telling […]


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Banksy’s Gorilla crossed over

I feel sorry for the guy that did this, but how can he not know about Banksy? :-S (via The Guardian)


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Banksy in ‘The Sun’

For the first time ever, the street artist has spoken at length about his amazing rise from a spray-can-toting youth, to someone whose work sells for £1million a time to Hollywood’s A-listers. Banksy: “Graffiti’s always been a temporary art form. You make your mark and then they scrub it off. I mean, most of it […]


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President Obama Gets Graffiti Art from UK’s Prime Minister

It’s a tradition: heads of state exchange gifts when visiting each other. So on his recent trip to the USA, UK’s Prime Minister David Cameron has given President Barack Obama a piece of graffiti art by British graffiti artist Ben Eine. In fact it was a swap: in return, Mr. Cameron was given a litho […]


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Banksy shows film in Berlin

Banksy, the secretive British artist whose work has appeared on city streets around the world, said on Sunday he hoped his documentary film “Exit Through The Gift Shop” will raise the standing of urban art. But the anonymous graffiti artist with a cult following said in a shadowy video message to audiences at the Berlin […]


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Swiss embassy car park: Banksy was there

Swiss ambassador Bruno Spinner asked a group of graffiti artists in 2001 to help deal with Switzerland’s public relations nightmare: i.e. Swiss Banks held Nazi Gold in World War II. Spinner recruited a group of graffiti artists to create new works in the Swiss embassy car park as a sort of image makeover, and the […]


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