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Worst Image of 2013? Yup, C'est Moi!

Eve Becker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Eve Becker

Okay, I'm officially a Glasshole. I trotted the thing out in public for the second time, wearing it to the unveiling of a Banksy in NoHo, as if Glass alone or Banksy alone wasn't trendy enough. So maybe I got what I deserved.

Banksy's Identity Revealed?

Posted 11.01.2013 | Arts

Ever since Banksy arrived in New York City this month, bloggers have gone crazy speculating as to the true identify of Britain's illustrious -- and ve...

Mallika Rao

Who Is Banksy? | Mallika Rao | Posted 11.06.2014 | Arts

One afternoon in 2006, a Frenchman and a guy who looked like a plumber drove up to a warehouse at the end of a quiet commercial street east of downtow...

Banksy's Final Trick

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

A Genuine October Surprise for New York Street Art Friends and Foes Alike. In a series of communiqués beamed from his website, the global street 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...

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 artist...

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...

Is Banksy on the Run From the New York Cops?

Rob A.L. Brown | Posted 12.23.2013 | New York
Rob A.L. Brown

Graffiti artist Banksy is two thirds of the way through a "residency" on the streets of New York City but it seems that the project has run into a spot of bother in the last 24 hours.

The Art Fairs of Frieze Week 2013

MutualArt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

It's London's turn in the great art fair cycle, and Frieze and its satellites have descended upon the British city for the eleventh year. As expected, the powers behind Frieze have a world class line up of special exhibitions, film and a sculpture park that will pair contemporary and historical pieces.

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...

Opportunistic NYPD Leaks: Undermining Public Safety and Community Trust

Nick Malinowski | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Nick Malinowski

The New York City Police Department is a peculiar institution. The city agency appears to be maintaining its record of tasteless behavior, even as it...

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...

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.

Sktchy: Tech Turns the Heat Up on Art

Lucia Brawley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami
Lucia Brawley

Sktchy employs the tools of the Insta Era to force people to take a little time to look at each other, not in a hastily-snapped Facebook or Instagram photo, but in a heightened way.

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...

WATCH: Banksy Haters Strike Again

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 10.16.2013 | New York

Banksy's 14th piece in his "Better Out Than In" NYC exhibition was discovered Monday in Woodside, Queens on the side of a building at 38th Avenue and ...

LOOK: Banksy Street Art Painted Over As Student Protest

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.18.2013 | College

A group of student activists from Cooper Union, an arts and engineering college in New York City, has claimed credit for transforming over the weekend...

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...

BRUTAL Is a Polite Word for What This Show's Going to Have on Display

Susan Michals | Posted 12.09.2013 | Arts
Susan Michals

"When I think about brutality, I think about the destruction of love. I see my piece Love Story as an x-ray; a recorded moment of a relationship disintegrating."

Banksy Work is Destroyed As Quickly As It Is Made

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 10.08.2013 | New York

Banksy is currently in New York as part of a month long project "Better Out Than In." The British graffiti artist has been keeping busy, recording his...

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...