Banksy has just announced the opening of the Walled Off hotel in the Palestinian city of Bethlehem, which is just a few metres away from the controversial West Bank barrier. This is a major project from the artist whose last one, Dismaland was loved and mobbed by the public who visited the dystopian nightmare of […]
Crying Cosette… #Banksy#CalaisJungle#RefugeesWelcome#JeSuisRefugee A photo posted by Rags Martel (@ragsmartel) on Jan 25, 2016 at 1:21am PST Banksy put up a new piece on the wall of the French Embassy in London this weekend just gone. The piece depicts the character from ‘Les Misérables’ being hit with tear gas. Looks like it might be the […]
New Banksy pieces have appeared in France, with this Steve Jobs stencil in Calais, putting the refugee crisis at the front and centre. The above features the late Steve Jobs carrying an early Apple Mac and a big bag. The new works point out that the Apple co-founder’s biological father, Abdulfattah ‘John’ Jandali, was from Syria: “Apple is […]
Moniker Art Fair will be returning to East London’s iconic Old Truman Brewery this year from 15th October, having firmly established itself as London’s premiere event for contemporary art rooted in urban culture. The fair will showcase works from approximately 20 national and international art galleries and feature some of the world’s pioneering talent in […]
The official trailer for Banksy’s Dismaland has been released. The was uploaded to YouTube on 25th August, , so we’re a little behind, but what do you think? Who’s been? Leave a comment to let us know what you thought of the experience?
It’s official! The rumours that were flying around on the internet are now true – Banksy has unveiled his Dismaland theme park in Weston-super-Mare here in the UK. The pop-up exhibition opens this weekend and takes place at the former water park, Tropicana. The Dismaland show also includes work from Jimmy Cauty, Jenny Holzer, Damien […]
I’ve been away for some time and so this is my first post in a while, sorry for the hiatus! Banksy has been busy too, creating a mock tourism campaign video and 3 new pieces of his work in Gaza. In the mock campaign he uses his dark humour to open up the doors and […]
SO. Following on from the article I published this evening about the Banksy arrest hoax, I received an email from someone who claims to be the person who wrote the original article on The National Report. (I may be being duped here, I am not sure yet, but here goes… I may be fueling the […]
“The Banksy arrest is a hoax,” the street artist’s publicist, Jo Brooks, told The Independent. The internet was alive with rumours of the arrest of the illustrious Banksy earlier and it turns out that the original report from the National Report was a fake. It was alleged that the Met Police had arrested Banksy and […]
After the hoax detailing the arrest of Banksy, a new piece has popped up in Bristol and has been confirmed on the banksy.co.uk website. The piece, which is a parody of Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring, uses the burglar alarm on the wall as the earring detail. The piece is on […]
Another new Banksy piece appeared this week, in Clacton. The piece, showing birds telling another bird that ‘migrants are not welcome’ and ‘keep off our worms’ was painted over by the council after they deemed it offensive… They did, however tell Banksy that he’s welcome to come back and paint something more appropriate (!) What […]
A new piece by Banksy (confirmed on his website), has appeared in Folkestone in the UK. Titled “Art Buff” the piece shows an elderly woman looking at something on a pillar. Obviously the word buff ties to the fact that whatever she is looking at has been ‘buffed’ out from the wall. What do you […]
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Banksy’s former agent, Steve Lazarides, of Laz Inc has put together an unauthorised retrospective of more than 70 works by the elusive artist loved by millions across the world. Steve has putting the selling exhibition on at Sotheby’s in London with works up until 2008, when he stopped acting as Mr B’s agent. The sculptures, […]