Articles Tagged 'Banksy'

International Artists Take Over The Canal Wall’s Near The Olympic Park

Snapshot: 13 Pieces of Street Art Brightening Up London

We’re all pretty familiar with the street artist Banksy, whether it’s from the film Exit Through the Gift Shop, word of mouth, reading about him online, or stumbling upon his pieces in person. We’re about to get to know him a little bit better with HBO’s user-generated film Banksy Does New York. We love us some […]

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WATCH: HBO’s ‘Banksy Does New York’ Trailer

The infamous street artist Banksy took over NYC last October, and filmmaker Chris Moukarbel (Me @ the Zoo and Sex) has chronicled his movements, with the help of fellow trackers’ contributions, in the 75-minute documentary Banksy Does New York. HBO Documentary Films has recently released the trailer for the “user generated” film, which features cute […]

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PHOTOS: Banksy Gets a Lego Makeover

Canadian photographer Jeff Friesen came up with a fun way to pass time with his 7-year-old daughter June by recreating the elusive British street artist Banksy’s more playful stencils, reports NBC’s Friesen is a professional photographer, specializing in landscape, but like any doting father he works to keep his daughter entertained during the summer […]

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WATCH: Banksy ‘Unauthorized’ Retrospective Features Never-Before-Seen Pieces

Steve Lazarides, Banksy’s former agent and friend, is hosting a retrospective exhibit of the famed street artist’s work, featuring three pieces never or rarely been seen before, in collaboration with Sotheby’s  S|2 Gallery in London, from June 11 to July 25, 2014. The exhibit, which is made up over 70 paintings, sculptures and prints, includes Banksy […]

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Banksy Hosts Exhibit in NYC During Month of October

British street artist Banksy is currently hosting a one-month exhibit in NYC, entitled “Better Out Than In”, with the streets of NYC acting as his gallery. Two pieces of art have already been spotted: The exact locations of the spray art are not readily available, so, if you’re lucky, you may stumble upon one of […]

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Another Banksy Goes Missing

What the what? Insert, shaking head in frustration, followed by rubbing eyes in disbelief. Banksy, the infamous graffiti street artist, was robbed of one of his North London murals that dubiously showed up on a U.S. auction website back in February, 2013. And now, it’s happened again. The same company, The Sincura Group, who was […]

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There’s an Amy Winehouse Documentary on the Way

Asif Kapadia, the director of the hugely acclaimed documentary Senna – about the event-packed, but short life of Formula 1 racing driver Ayrton Senna – has signed a deal with Universal Music and Studio Focus Features International to create something similar based on the life of Amy Winehouse. Although confirmed details are sketchy at the moment, […]

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Final Update: Banksy Sale Canceled

UPDATE: The Banksy mural, scheduled for auction this past Saturday, February 23, 2013, was removed from sale, reports BBC News. A spokesman for the auction host vaguely said, “Although there are no legal issues whatsoever regarding the sale of lots six and seven by Banksy, FAAM (Fine Art Auctions Miami) convinced its consignors to withdraw […]

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Banksy Mural Goes Missing

Banksy, the infamous graffiti street artist, has been robbed of one of his North London murals that dubiously showed up on a U.S. auction website, reports The Sun. The mural is valued at $450,000. His work consists of political and social commentary, which has appeared on streets, walls and bridges throughout the world. So, who owns […]

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