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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.

Guards Hired To Protect Banksy Work, Meanwhile NYC Mayor Calls Graffiti 'Decay'

AP | Posted 10.20.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — A Brooklyn building owner has hired security guards and installed a metal gate to protect a work by the elusive British ...

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...

Banksy Sold Original Artwork For $60 In New York City

AP | Posted 10.15.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Banksy, the British graffiti artist causing a sensation in New York City, says he sold a few of his artworks over the we...

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 exhibiti...

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...

The Artist Multiple: A Collector's Source List

MutualArt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

But what is great about editions and multiples, is that they are meant to be more accessible and fun. These often whimsical objects can lend a breath of creativity to the more functional areas of life -- like kitchenware, rugs, jewelry and furniture.

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...

Look, Los Angeles, You Just Got Yourself A New Banksy Mural

Posted 09.25.2013 | Arts

Wake up, Los Angeles. You've got a new Banksy mural to see. The UK-based street artist has descended upon California this week, bringing his si...

Is This Banksy's Cheeky Response To The Removal Of His Murals?

Posted 08.22.2013 | Arts

Banksy hasn't said much since not one, but three of his murals were ripped from their original outdoor locations and shipped to auction with hefty pri...

Banksy Mural Up For Auction For First Time In U.S.

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 10.13.2013 | Arts

LOS ANGELES -- For the first time in the United States, an original Banksy street mural is going up for auction. The executive director of Julien's A...

Banksy Gave a Man Whose Home He Tagged Enough Money To Live for a Year

ARTINFO | Posted 10.06.2013 | Arts

In 2011, while in Los Angeles promoting his documentary "Exit Through the Gift Shop," the shadowy British street artist Banksy tagged a vaguely elepha...

STOLEN? Iconic Banksy Mural Removed From UK Wall

Posted 07.26.2013 | Arts

A well-known mural by street artist extraordinaire Banksy has gone missing in Tottenham this week. That's right, another one of the cheeky graffitist'...

'Stolen' Mural Sells For $1.1 Million

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.26.2013 | Arts

Banksy's controversial mural, "Slave Labour," sold for an impressive $1.1 million at a private auction in London this week, reports Bloomberg News. Th...