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BANKSY’s Bataclan Memorial Mural Stolen From Paris Theater

In the same location where 90 people were killed by Islamic militants three years ago, world-renowned street artist BANKSY painted a mural on a door commemorating the victims, but his artwork was stolen over the weekend. The mural, which was painted on a fire exit of Paris’ Bataclan theater, was one of a series of […]

Vic Mensa Shares His Convo With Jay-Z About World Renowned Artist BANKSY

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Chi-Town slang spitter Vic Mensa has managed to put himself in a no-lose situation, being under the wing of Roc Nation head honcho Jay-Z, but Mensa says that his conversations with his boss are now becoming cross-cultural. During an interview with Ebro Darden for Apple Music’s Beats 1 Radio show, Mensa had a chance to […]

BANKSY Self-Shredding Painting Doubles in Value After Selling for $1.1 Million

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The Banksy painting that self-destructed after being sold for $1.1 million has reportedly doubled in value after the controversial stunt. A print of the iconic ‘Girl with Balloon’ painting went up for sale at Sotheby’s Auction House in London on Friday evening. Within moments of the record-breaking bid being announced at around 9 PM, an […]

Banksy Denies Any Involvement in Moscow Art Exhibition

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The reclusive British graffiti artist BANKSY has said in social media post he was not involved in a major exhibition of his works currently on display in Moscow. The artist wrote it on Wednesday in his Instagram account, uploading a screenshot in which he corresponds with a fan, who tells him about the exhibition. A […]

Banksy Holds Apology Party for Palestinians

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At his latest installation, “The Walled Off Hotel”, Banksy recently held a special tea event. Dubbed the “Balfour ‘Apology Party’,” the shrouded in secrecy artist is acknowledging the 100th anniversary of the infamous Balfour Decelration. Today in November 1917, British statesman Sir Arthur James Balfour signed a document allowing the land of Palestine to be […]

Scientists Use Geographical Profiling In Attempt To Reveal Banksy’s Identity

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Banksy is one of the world’s most famous artists, but somhow this elusive personality has been able to keep his(or her) real identity something of a mystery. On Thursday, though, a group of criminologists announced that they used a technique called “geographical profiling” to identify the famous graffiti artist. The researchers, who published a paper […]

Banksy Creates New Work Criticizing Use of Teargas in Calais Refugee Camp

British graff artist Banksy painted another political masterpiece, this time highlighting the use of tear gas on migrants in the camp known simply as “The Jungle”, has appeared in a walkway near the French Embasy in London. The anonymous artist stenciled an image that plays of of the Broadway play, Les Miserables, which is where […]

Banksy’s “Joseph And Mary” Christmas Card Resurfaces On Social Media

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Any true fan of modern art should have no problem recognizing the name Banksy. For all those who aren’t as knowledgeable, Banksy is one of the most renowned street artist of this generation. His pieces have pushed the boundaries of political and social activism and have been made a spectacle of whenever they appear in some […]

Banksy’s Releases an Exclusive Interview Upon Artwork Receiving Grade II Status

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The ever-reclusive artist, exclusively known by the pseudonym, “Banksy“ is not a man of many words as he tends to replace his words with art. Shroud in a veil of anonymity, Banksy interviews aren’t in abundance, and personal information about the artist amounts to not much more than he is probably from Bristol, England. So, any information that provides […]

Banksy Brings His Art To Gaza Strip

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The provocative street artist Banksy, famous for his usage of available architecture and public space to create his vast artworks, has brought his pieces to the Gaza Strip On his website posted several new photos of his pieces he made there recently, and a video describing Gaza in a vacation-promo satire.  The video starts with a […]

Film Review: HBO’s ‘Banksy Does New York’

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Banksy’s latest effort to confound/impress and ultimately render America as the pseudo art-loving and genuinely capitalist mecca comes across efficiently in a new spewing, semi-revelatory documentary, Banksy Does New York.

Banksy Movie Trailer for “Better Out Than In, The Movie”

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Banksy just recently won a Webby Award for Person Of The Year. Why? Well, last year October he graced us (NYC) with his presence for one month and dominated social media with his street art movement “Better Out Than In”. So without further ado he just released a trailer for a movie with the same […]

Hit the Deck: Fine Art Skateboards

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TheSK8room.com is the first ever platform solely dedicated to promoting, selling and producing art on skateboards.     From graffiti and street art to fine art and photography, TheSK8room.com has thousands of decks on offer for collectors and art enthusiasts alike. TheSK8room.com promotes the idea that you can have the work of a major contemporary […]

Swizz Beatz Reminiscences About Graffiti During Visit To Banksy’s Mural

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Swizz Beatz, the famed producer and native New Yorker, recently visited the South Bronx, where world renowned street artist Banksy completed one of his trademark murals. The artists finished the piece during his month long Big Apple residency last month, debuting new material at an insanely fast pace, and staged a number of high profile events. […]

Check Out The Banksy Collectible Figure

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Michael Leavitt recently expanded his Art Army Series by having his latest edition debut at New York Comic Con. Vinyl Pulse reported that it will be a limited edition of 1000 pieces and retail for about $100. The figure stands about 8 inches tall and comes with various pieces including a Guantanamo Bay detainee. Where […]

Street Canvas: 15 Best Works By Banksy In NYC

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UK artist Banksy took over New York City this past month by placing his work throughout the five boroughs. Art lovers from all over traveled to the Big Apple to see his well-known spray-painted works before they were removed. From South Bronx to Bushwick, the notoriously secretive graffiti artist took to the streets to find […]