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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...

HBO Tags YouTube In Anticipation Of Its Upcoming Banksy Documentary

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.29.2014 | Arts

Banksy's version of an exhibition consists of transforming the entire city of New York into a dynamic canvas, as he proved with last year's "Better Ou...

Anonymous Buyer Fails To Come Up With Money For Banksy's Nazi Thrift Store Painting

Posted 11.12.2013 | Arts

Remember when Banksy purchased a $50 landscape painting from a New York City thrift store, added a Nazi to the placid scene, and then dropped the artw...

WATCH: Would-Be Banksy Thief Tackled By Fan, Arrested

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 11.01.2013 | New York

A few hours after an inflatable Banksy piece appeared outside a building in Long Island City on Thursday, two would-be art thieves climbed a ladder in...

Banksy Thrift Store Painting Sells For Whopping $615,000

Posted 11.01.2013 | Arts

Bidding on Banksy's re-worked thrift store painting has finally come to a close this week. The second-hand artwork, originally purchased for $50 and a...

Banksy Really Doesn't Like One WTC

Posted 10.28.2013 | New York

In a rejected New York Times op-ed posted on his site, Banksy slammed the design of One World Trade Center, calling it "vanilla" and "the biggest eyes...

Meet Franksy, Banksy's Biggest (Canine) Fan

Posted 10.29.2013 | Arts

If you've roamed the internet at all in the past month, you almost surely know who Banksy is and probably know who Hanksy is. But we doubt you've hear...

The Original Banksy Was A Mysterious NYC Teenager

The Huffington Post | Carly Schwartz | Posted 10.24.2013 | Arts

More than 40 years before Banksy began torturing delighting New Yorkers with his month-long residency, the New York Times published an article about a...

Everyone Can Calm Down About These Banksy Arrest Rumors

Posted 10.23.2013 | Arts

It looks like Banksy is taking the day off from his New York Takeover, canceling his latest street art endeavor due to "police activity." The anon...

I'm the Accidental Owner of a Banksy

New York Magazine | Posted 10.22.2013 | New York

“Are you going to be rich?” That is the first question people ask me upon finding out that in the wee morning hours of October 17, the famed stree...

Fake Banksy Artworks Sell Out In New York City

Posted 10.22.2013 | Arts

New Yorkers have been repeatedly kicking themselves ever since hearing that Banksy quietly sold his famous artworks in Central Park earlier this month...

Bloomberg Has No Love For Banksy

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 10.21.2013 | New York

The anti-graffiti, anti-street art wet blanket known as Mayor Michael Bloomberg apparently does not like Banksy. Bloomberg made the erasure of graf...

Banksy's Unexpected 9/11 Tribute

Posted 10.15.2013 | Arts

Banksy continues his month long, plein air exhibition throughout the city of New York with an image all New Yorkers hold close to their hearts. Th...

A Slaughterhouse Delivery Truck Filled With Stuffed Animals Is Cruising Through NYC

Posted 10.14.2013 | Arts

This has to be one of the most disturbing Banksy installations yet. The British street artist, who is currently hosting an open-air exhibition thr...

Oh Boy, These Men Are Charging $5 To Look At Banksy's New Work

Posted 10.10.2013 | Arts

Banksy's epic New York City street art takeover "Better Out Than In" is turning into something of a bizarre social experiment. Many of Banksy's re...

Was Banksy's Identity Revealed In New York? Probably Not

Posted 10.08.2013 | Arts

Earlier this year, a trickster pulled the wool over the collective internet's eyes when he/she/they released a pretty obviously fake press release an...

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...