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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
MutualArt

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

ARTINFO | Posted 10.06.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

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...

A New Contemporary Art Museum in Poland

Daniel Grant | Posted 07.19.2013 | Arts
Daniel Grant

When we think of Poland, our associations are not altogether positive. The Museum of Contemporary Art in Cracow has been attempting to provide the world with some newer, alternative images -- the work of active and internationally-attuned Polish artists.

15 Best Cities For Street Art

The Huffington Post | Leigh Silver | Posted 05.09.2013 | Arts

A spray-painted image or unnamed sculpture are the modern street artist's ghostly footprints on the world at large. We can thank figures like the ...

Banksy Arrest Just One Giant Hoax

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.23.2013 | Arts

The internet was up in arms today when a clearly fake suspicious looking press release announced the alleged arrest of Britain's uber-famous street ar...

Famous Conductor Questioned In Israel

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.08.2013 | Arts

Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel was detained in Israel earlier this month following a performance with the country's Philharmonic Orchestra. Acco...

How Banksy Played The Art Market...And Won

ARTINFO | Posted 04.09.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

Banksy gave up spraying freehand graffiti back in the early 1990s when he discovered that stencils were more "quick, clean, crisp, and efficient," as ...

Channel Your Inner Bansky With This DIY Nail Art

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 01.07.2013 | Style

On the topic of street art, I can probably argue for hours as to why I believe it is indeed a legitimate form of art. Having lived in various cities w...

Flea Turns 50: How Music Saved His Life and How He's Paying it Forward

Brandon Deroche | Posted 12.22.2012 | Entertainment
Brandon Deroche

When I arrived at Flea's Los Feliz house a few hours before his 50th birthday party and The Silverlake Conservatory of Music Fundraiser began, I had a feeling I'd remember everything I love about the sometimes seemingly morally decrepit city of LA.

"When I Leave, They Will Want to Buff My Mural"

Carmen Zella | Posted 12.04.2012 | Arts
Carmen Zella

As many barriers and boundaries are crossed in public art, there is a question of 'Who has the right to express themselves here?' Take the famous Banksy piece as an example. Did he have the 'right' to make artwork on the walls of the West Bank?

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.

LOOK: Banksy Is Coming To Miami

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 09.24.2012 | Miami

Street art fanatics will be psyched to hear that British graffiti artist Banksy’s work will make an appearance this December during Art Basel Miami ...

LOOK: Young, Masked Banksy Photos Emerge

Posted 09.18.2012 | Latino Voices

The book "Freedom Through Football" features the first ever confirmed photos of the extremely elusive Banksy painting one of his murals during a visit...

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 ...

"Made in Iran" and a Studio Visit with Icy and Sot

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 10.22.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Iranian Street Artists Step Into New Territory as they prepare for US Debut Both born in the 1980s, Iranian Street Artists Icy & Sot are equally fans...

London 2012 Olympics Solo Art Show of Mr Brainwash, Banksy Protege

Dr. Ali Binazir | Posted 10.06.2012 | Arts
Dr. Ali Binazir

The solo show of Banksy protege Mr Brainwash, aka Thierry Guetta, opened on Sunday in the cavernous space of the Old Sorting Office of London's West E...

"Beijing Was More Open-Minded": Street Artists Speak Out Against London's Olympic Clean Up

ARTINFO | Posted 10.02.2012 | Arts
ARTINFO

Street artists are feeling the Olympic pinch. Although organisers Locog stated that there were no official rules on the removal of graffiti and murals...