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35 HELPFUL Things Banksy Could've Done Instead of Dismaland

The Huffington Post | John Trowbridge | Posted 08.21.2015 | Comedy

Banksy unveiled his "theme park" named Dismaland this week. It features disappointing rides and attractions such as a contorted Ariel tryin...

First Look Inside Banksy's 'Dismaland'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.21.2015 | Arts

It’s Disneyland, wrapped in a nightmare. On Thursday, images and video captured inside “Dismaland,” Banksy’s ne...

Banksy Is Creating His Own Disneyland, People Are Excited

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.20.2015 | Arts

UPDATE: The rumors have been confirmed. This is indeed happening.  Hey, have you heard those Banksy rumors? This could be the opening line of ev...

Did Banksy Create This Martin Luther King, Jr. Mural In Alabama?

artnet | artnet News | Posted 04.09.2015 | Arts

This article originally appeared on artnet News. by Sarah Cascone I Have a Dreamcatcher (2015), a new street art piece in Montgomery, Alabama, t...

Man Says He Was 'Duped' Into Selling Banksy's Gaza Strip Street Art For $200

AP | FARES AKRAM | Posted 04.01.2015 | Arts

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A 33-year-old Gaza man says he has been duped into selling a valuable work by British graffiti artist Banksy for less t...

Art Collector Says That A Banksy Mural 'Cursed His House'

artnet | artnet News | Posted 03.13.2015 | Arts

This article originally appeared on artnet News. by Sarah Cascone Banksy, Spy Booth, Cheltenham. Photo: lamentables/Flickr. The homeowner who...

Banksy Goes Undercover In Gaza To Support Struggling Palestinians

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.26.2015 | Arts

The anonymous street artist Banksy released a series of new works Wednesday in Gaza, all commenting on the dire situation of the 1.8 million Palestini...

Banksy Exhibit Inspires Ex-Drug Addict To Change His Own Life Through Art

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 01.30.2015 | Good News

An artist is crediting Banksy's works with turning his life around. Jamie Scanlon, who uses the moniker "JPS," is a graffiti artist in Weston-supe...

British Teen Says A Stranger Gave Him A Banksy Print For A Random Act Of Kindness

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.26.2015 | Arts

Be kind. Help a stranger in need. The world needs kindness, plus you never know when that stranger might just be the elusive artist Banksy. Or was it?...

'Banksy' Instagram Account Shares Simple But Beautiful Tribute To Charlie Hebdo Cartoonists

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.08.2015 | Arts

UPDATE: Jan. 8 -- The image shared on the fake Banksy account in fact belongs to French illustrator Lucille Clerc, who told The Huffington Post via em...

Finding Mr. Banksy

Harvey Weinstein | Posted 02.22.2015 | Entertainment
Harvey Weinstein

Big Eyes is a fun and human look at the art world and history. And it's an opportunity for my dad, who's in that big arm chair in the sky, to have the last laugh at the guy who took his hard-earned money under false pretenses.

9 Holiday Gifts for High School Seniors Instead of Paying for College

J.D. Rothman | Posted 02.13.2015 | College
J.D. Rothman

In the spirit of the holiday, how about getting your kids something more special than yet another pair of ear buds?

A Banksy Heads To Florida

AP | KELLI KENNEDY | Posted 12.03.2014 | Arts

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The prestigious Art Basel Miami Beach doesn't open to the public until Thursday. But pieces like gargantuan, wind-powered ...

Revving for the Holidays: November 2014; Cultural and Charitable Catch-Up

Jill Lynne | Posted 01.23.2015 | Impact
Jill Lynne

November is Native American Indian Month. As we rev up for the first of seasonal festive Holidays - Thanksgiving - we may gratefully recall how much of this traditional feast - maize, corn, pumpkin, cranberries...- was introduced to our forebears by the original native population.

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...

Just Desserts in the Valley of the Green Giants

Bruce Helander | Posted 01.05.2015 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Cherry Cake, Wayne Thiebaud's sweet little painterly depiction of a pastry chef's delicious art-to-eat masterpiece, is sumptuously layered with inventive ingredients, and a tempting gastronomical persona that could be served as the perfect metaphorical pick-me-up connection to the newly established Art Silicon Valley/San Francisco.

Go Inside The New Street Art Documentary, 'Banksy Does New York'

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 11.05.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The Director and Producers Talk About Their New Street Art Documentary. The Banksy show is about to begin again. For those who are not familiar wit...

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...

Banksy Channels Classic Dutch Art In New Mural

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.22.2014 | Arts

While the world at large was out chasing some poor man named Paul Horner, the real Banksy was hard at work preparing his very newest mural. Th...

British Authorities Accidentally Destroy A Banksy Mural, Smack Collective Forehead

AP | DANICA KIRKA | Posted 10.02.2014 | Arts

LONDON (AP) — Authorities in southern England were embarrassed but defensive Thursday after telling workers to destroy a mural they later realized w...

It's Been One Year Since Banksy Took Over NYC, Let's Review

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 12.01.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

To commemorate Banksy's very successful offering to the city and the excitement that ensued with its inhabitants we decided to put together a series of messages left out for him on walls, doors, trucks and fences.

Defacing A Banksy Mural Could Now Set You Back $13K

AP | LINDSAY WHITEHURST | Posted 09.16.2014 | Arts

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — A California man pleaded guilty Monday to defacing two Park City murals believed to have been done by the mysterious British ...

Are Documentaries About Artists More Important Than Their Art?

Matthew Israel | Posted 11.09.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

Films about artisits are great devices for making art more accessible. They give a wonderful window into an artist's process. They often show more concretely than other media what an artistic career entails as well as enable a view of the structures and institutions of the art world.

10 Women Street Artists Who Are Better Than Banksy

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.10.2015 | Arts

Don't get us wrong, we like Banksy just fine. We followed his every move last year as he turned the entire city of New York into an outdoor exhibition...

Primal Fear and the Legacy of Damien Hirst

Matthew Israel | Posted 11.02.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

What artworks of the past 25 years will we care about in the future? Why is this work so important? In the past when I have lectured on Hirst, I've focused on the following.