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Exit Through the Gift Shop

Will Banksy Show Up At The Oscars In A Monkey Mask?

nytimes.com | MELENA RYZIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The will-he, won't-he riddle about Banksy and the Oscars -- will he show up? won't he be in disguise? -- has a solution. After the Oscar nominees lunc...

Will A Monkey Accept An Academy Award?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Street artist Banksy doesn't show his face in public -- and as a result, the Oscars may kick him to the curb. The elusive artist directed the stree...

And The Banksy Goes To... Oscars Street Art In LA

LAist | Lindsay William | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

With Exit Through the Gift Shop (aka the Banksy movie) getting a Best Documentary Oscar nomination in the wee hours of Tuesday morning, in the wee hou...

What Oscar Noms Got Right

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Oscars come around so late in the process that it's like electing a prom queen... after the seniors have graduated and moved away to college.

WATCH: Top Oscar Nominated Films You (Probably) Haven't Seen

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Every year when the Oscar nominations are announced, there are a handful of films that are expected to be nominated in multiple categories. Black Swan...

Exit Through the Gift Shop (The Emperor Is Naked)

Jane Chafin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jane Chafin

Ever since it was released last year, the documentary film Exit Through the Gift Shop has proven fertile ground for controversy and discussion. But most of all, it's a terrific film for a glimpse into the contemporary art world.

As Oscar Approaches, Swiss Filmmaker Wants His Name on Banksy's Movie Too

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

There has been much debate of late as to whether "Exit Through the Gift Shop," the Oscar-shortlisted documentary by British street artist Banksy, is a...

OFF-HOLLYWOOD: The Five Best Indie Movies Worth Seeing This Month

Leonard Maltin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Leonard Maltin

By Leonard Maltin It's that time when we all try to check out the late-December releases that snuck in just under the wire to qualify for critics' a...

PHOTOS: TOP TEN: Street Art Moments Of The Decade

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

While many of the antecedents of our modern Street Art movement can be traced to the 1960's, the last 10 years have provided a perfect storm of demogr...

WATCH: Street Artist Busted At Hollywood Sign

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Have you ever wondered what happens if you stray too close to the Hollywood sign? French street artist Invader found out first hand in this video outt...

HuffPost Review: Catfish

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's hard to describe Catfish without giving too much away. And, really, the mystery of the film and the surprise it produces are fascinating -- so much so that you can overlook the film's weaknesses.

Five Art Films to See This Summer

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

It is a time to seek out non-art entertainment, preferably of the air-conditioned variety. Like movies! Here are ARTINFO's five picks for summer art-related films.

Movie Review: Exit Through the Gift Shop

Ben Arnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ben Arnon

Fascinating and comedic, Exit Through the Gift Shop features remarkable behind-the-scenes footage of the most notable street artists of this generation, including Banksy and Shepard Fairey.

The Best Films of 2010: Part 1

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

If the movie year had ended last week, instead of just the first six months of the year, what movies would be the big contenders for awards?

Banksy v Welles

Alexandra Juhasz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Alexandra Juhasz

I liked Exit Through the Gift Shop well enough.

ReThink Review: Exit Through the Gift Shop -- the Street Art Revolution Will Be Commercialized

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

It's not often you know that a movie will be great just from watching the opening credits. Exit Through the Gift Shop is a terrific achievement and my favorite movie of the year so far.

Obsession, Genius, or Both: Thoughts on Exit Through the Gift Shop

Jon Reiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Reiss

If you are interested in the creative process and/or freedom of expression and/or the role of media manipulation in consumer culture then Exit Through the Gift Shop is a must see movie.

Banksy Film Predictably Divides the Art World

Joshua Glazer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Joshua Glazer

My gut reaction tells me that Banksy is laughing yet again, having dropped a serious credibility bomb on the street art world.

Banksy Returns To LA

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LAist reports: In celebration of tonight's U.S. premiere of the Banksy documentary, Exit Through the Gift Shop, here in L.A., the mysterious street ar...

Exit Through the Gift Shop: Banksy's Latest Coup

Ariston Anderson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ariston Anderson

Can Banksy's new work ground us once again to feel the spirit of an art movement?

Banksy, Exit Through the Gift Shop & the Rise of Street Art

Caroline Hagood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Caroline Hagood

In his documentary Exit Through the Gift Shop, Banksy provides us with a candid look at the world of street art, a form the film's narrator refers to as "the biggest counterculture movement since punk."