Posts Tagged ‘Banksy’

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

November 17, 2014  |  Film, Streets  |  Comments Off

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

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

October 20, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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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

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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

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

September 5, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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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

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RIP | BANKSY MEMORIALIZES KING ROBBO

August 14, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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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

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TECH | GOOGLE MAPS GLOBAL GRAFFITI WITH THE STREET ART PROJECT

June 18, 2014  |  Streets, Tech  |  Comments Off

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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

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

June 18, 2014  |  art, Streets  |  Comments Off

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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

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STREET LIFE | NEW WORK BY BANKSY IN CHELTENHAM, UK

April 13, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off

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UK street art godfather & international man of mystery Banksy broke his dormant streak over the weekend with new pieces in Cheltenham, England. Technology is the target of both hits with the first depicting a crew of spies listening in on conversations in a dilapidated old phone booth within a few few miles from a known government listening post, while the second features embracing lovers distracted by Read More

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STREET LIFE: BANKSY SHOWS SUPPORT FOR #WITHSYRIA RELIEF CAMPAIGN THROUGH ARTWORK & ANIMATION

March 13, 2014  |  art, Street Art, Streets  |  Comments Off

A projection of a Syrian refugee girl releasing a red balloon by Banksy is seen at the Central House of Artists in Moscow

The #WithSyria campaign will launch in thirty five countries fronted by Banksy's newly-updated "Girl with the Red Balloon" artwork as we approach the anniversary of the Syria conflict on the 15th of March, amassing an unprecedented popular movement in solidarity with those caught in the conflict. A collective appeal will be launched by global organisations and key individuals calling on political leaders to sign up to a pledge to do everything they can to make this the last anniversary marked by Read More

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TODD JAMES’ WORLD DOMINATION AT LAZARIDES GALLERY LONDON

March 29, 2013  |  art  |  Comments Off

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Currently on display at London's Lazarides Gallery is a fantastic show of new work by Supertouch buddy Todd James (aka: REAS), the central theme of which is the continuation of his beautiful and funny "Somali Pirates" series. Read More

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