Posts Tagged ‘Banksy’

Streets | Oak Oak Strikes With New Simpsons Fun & Parodies Banksy in France

April 27, 2016  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on Streets | Oak Oak Strikes With New Simpsons Fun & Parodies Banksy in France

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French sight gag street artist Oak Oak never disappoints and his newest hit in Paris, revealed this Read More

Streets | New Banksy Mural Attacks French Govt’s Use of Tear Gas in Refugee Camps

January 25, 2016  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on Streets | New Banksy Mural Attacks French Govt’s Use of Tear Gas in Refugee Camps

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Secretive British street artist Banksy came out of the woodwork over the weekend to reveal his latest social critique, a mural in Knightsbridge, London located across the street from the French Embassy depicting the iconic Read More

FIRST LOOK | BANKSY’S NEW DISMALAND “BEMUSEMENT PARK” ART SHOW

August 20, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on FIRST LOOK | BANKSY’S NEW DISMALAND “BEMUSEMENT PARK” ART SHOW

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After an extended public silence, street art king Banksy resurfaced today in the little known English seaside town of Weston-super-Mare with his very own art show theme park, the Dismaland “Bemusement Park”. Occupying the former site of the decrepit Read More

FILM | “BANKSY DOES NEW YORK” DOCUMENTARY PREMIERES ON HBO

November 17, 2014  |  Film, Streets  |  Comments Off on FILM | “BANKSY DOES NEW YORK” DOCUMENTARY PREMIERES ON HBO

New York residents no doubt remember all too well Sir Banksy‘s monthlong Better Out Than In outdoor residency in the city last October when all of NYC became a public gallery for the British street artist’s allegorical street art interventions—generating a torrent of user-generated coverage in the Read More

STREET LIFE | NEW BANKSY “GIRL WITH A PIERCED EARDRUM” REVEALED TODAY IN BRISTOL

October 20, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on STREET LIFE | NEW BANKSY “GIRL WITH A PIERCED EARDRUM” REVEALED TODAY IN BRISTOL

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England’s flower (and biological father of Mr Brainwash), Sir Banksy, has shown yet another sign of life this month, proving that he hasn’t fallen off the map completely, when his newest wall piece was revealed in his hometown of Bristol today, amid an internet news hoax claiming he was apprehended and his identity revealed. The piece, titled

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STREET LIFE | CONTROVERSIAL NEW “RACIST” BANKSY BUFFED IN CLACTON, UK

October 2, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on STREET LIFE | CONTROVERSIAL NEW “RACIST” BANKSY BUFFED IN CLACTON, UK

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Sir Banksy has been a bit of a ghost ever since his monthlong residency in NYC last October, so it came as a shock to many that his latest public foray in the UK beachfront town of Clacton-on-Sea this week was buffed by the local vandal squad within Read More

STREET LIFE | #FLASHBACKFRIDAY: “THE BANKSY OF BULGARIA’S” SOVIET SUPERHEROES

September 5, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on STREET LIFE | #FLASHBACKFRIDAY: “THE BANKSY OF BULGARIA’S” SOVIET SUPERHEROES

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Given the ephemeral nature of street art, we’ll be pausing to remember some of the art form’s greatest hits from time to time here on ST, starting off with this epic piece from 2011 in Sofia, Bulgaria. Fed up with the plethora of Stalin-era Soviet sculptures dotting the Read More

RIP | BANKSY MEMORIALIZES KING ROBBO

August 14, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on RIP | BANKSY MEMORIALIZES KING ROBBO

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Despite their longstanding (and highly entertaining) graffiti feud, Banksy has paid public tribute to his fallen artistic adversary King Robbo, who died this summer by altering one of his own existing protected murals in London to read “His Royal Highness King Robbo.” Read More

TECH | GOOGLE MAPS GLOBAL GRAFFITI WITH THE STREET ART PROJECT

June 18, 2014  |  Streets, Tech  |  Comments Off on TECH | GOOGLE MAPS GLOBAL GRAFFITI WITH THE STREET ART PROJECT

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The best and worst part about street art is that it’s temporary. Its the ephemeral nature of the medium that gives it a sense of immediacy but makes the movement incredibly difficult to archive—until now. In an effort to document the global street art phenomenon, the Google Cultural Institute has just launched The Street Art Project, a rapidly expanding Read More

ART & COMMERCE | “BANKSY: THE UNAUTHORIZED RETROSPECTIVE” AT SOTHEBY’S S|2, LONDON

June 18, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on ART & COMMERCE | “BANKSY: THE UNAUTHORIZED RETROSPECTIVE” AT SOTHEBY’S S|2, LONDON

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It’s been years since Banksy‘s last proper official gallery show, but last week his first retrospective opened to the public in London. Held by auction house Sotheby’s at their upstart S|2 retail gallery, the show, appropriately titled Banksy: The Unauthorized Retrospective was executed Read More