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Banksy Graffiti

Why The Banksy Documentary Isn't Really About Banksy

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 11.13.2014 | Arts

If you live in New York, you've probably heard of Banksy, the elusive and anonymous English street artist whose works have become mythical for their s...

Why Should We Help Syria?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics
Marta Ibarrondo

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Banksy's 'Umbrella Girl' Rescued By Neighborhood

AP | JANET McCONNAUGHEY | Posted 02.26.2014 | Arts

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Neighbors in New Orleans foiled what police say was an attempt to steal a chunk of cinderblock wall bearing a painting created by...

Banksy Is Overrated (There, I Said It)

Charlotte Bravin Lee | Posted 02.22.2014 | Teen
Charlotte Bravin Lee

His work is cool and interesting to a certain extent but simply does not provoke you to look at it for a very long time. Good art should draw you in for more than just a second. Banksy's work does not.

5 Pointz Wins Another Extension and Calls Out to Banksy for Help

Anthony Papa | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Anthony Papa

The artists involved in this case are calling out to the famous English artist Banksy to join their cause to stop the demolition of 5Pointz, known as the graffiti Mecca of the world.

Chasing #Banksy Day 24: Why New Yorkers Love the Illusive Street Artist

Sandi Bachom | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Sandi Bachom

I spent all day schlepping around New York in search of the latter day mountebank with a spray can and stencil, known as Banksy. The mysterious ar...

Calling for a Bloomberg-Banksy Ceasfire

Amanda Gutterman | Posted 12.21.2013 | New York
Amanda Gutterman

Whether you believe that Bloomberg perpetuated or eased the social problems that are the grist in Banksy's mill, it is undeniable that the two men share common ground.

Follow Along As Banksy Takes Over New York City

Posted 10.03.2013 | Arts

Banksy is taking over the streets of New York this month, hosting an open-air exhibition titled "Better Out Than In." The cheeky street artist is spor...

Banksy Mural Appears In New York, Is Swiftly Vandalized

Posted 10.02.2013 | Arts

As swiftly as it appeared, the latest Banksy mural to adorn the streets of New York City has been white washed. The stencil showed up in the city y...

Really? Man Paints Over 2 Banksy Murals In Australia

Posted 10.02.2013 | Arts

Well, it looks like the world has lost another batch of Banksy murals thanks to a paint-happy man in Melbourne, Australia. The misguided individual...

Banksy Yanked From Auction

AP | Posted 02.24.2013 | Arts

LONDON -- A mural by secretive graffiti artist Banksy has been withdrawn from an auction sale after a campaign by London residents to reclaim it. The...

Innovative Vermin: The Awkward Irony of Graffiti

Brian Glenney, PhD | Posted 03.17.2013 | Arts
Brian Glenney, PhD

Is there a qualitative difference between the graffiti that the art world loves, and the more common tagging that city officials and much of the public equate with the urinary habits of canines? 2013-01-15-graffitipull.jpg

PHOTOS: The Hidden Side Of Banksy

Robert Clarke | Posted 11.24.2012 | Books
Robert Clarke

"I've got a question for you," he says. I knew what he was going to ask. It had been the elephant in the room for some time and it wasn't going to be my hand in marriage.

PHOTOS: Banksy's Ridiculously Cool Street Graffiti

Posted 08.30.2012 | Books

From the introduction to "Banksy: You Are An Acceptable Level Of Threat" published by Carpet Bombing Culture, distributed outside of the UK by Gingko ...

Should Banksy's Art Be Protected?

Melinda Brocka | Posted 10.25.2011 | Arts
Melinda Brocka

It's been quite a year for Banksy, but does the increased popularity merit legal protection for his art? A recent study makes the case that his most ...