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Video: Banksy ‘ Alternativity’ with Danny Boyle

Following the reveal of two new street pieces earlier in Bethlehem (covered here) Banksy will be premiering  The Alternativity film on BBC Two this Sunday, the 17th of December,  an unique observational arts and documentary film directed by Danny Boyle. This … Continue reading

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Banksy’s ‘Alternativity’ in Bethlehem

Elusive artist Banksy is back at his “Walled Off Hotel” in the city of Bethlehem in Palestine with a new stunt to celebrate the festive season with a “festive spectacular” titled Alternativity, and continue to raise media awareness in one … Continue reading

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London: Banksy pays tribute to JM Basquiat

Ahead of the upcoming Museum show about Jean Michel Basquiat at the Barbican opening this week, elusive artist Banksy painted a series of murals on the adjacent walls leading the museum and released pictures on his Instagram account. The first … Continue reading

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Bristol: Banksy Girl with UK Balloon Print – Product Recall

Coinciding with the UK elections, Banksy just announced on his website the free release on 9th June of an exclusive  new print, featuring his iconic Girl with Balloon with the heart being replaced by the UK flag. He hasn’t released … Continue reading

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Streets: Banksy Brexit mural in Dover

When Banksy confirmed on Instagram a new mural in Dover last Sunday, it created an internet frenzy (covered).  We popped by to have a closer look at the biggest unauthorised work by the elusive artist in the UK . As usual … Continue reading

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Streets: New Banksy in Dover

As the UK heads towards a general election and Britain prepares to leave the EU, a three-storey version of the European Union flag appeared painted on to a residential building, on Saturday morning, near the ferry port off the A20 … Continue reading

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Bethlehem: Banksy opens The Walled Off Hotel

10 years after his first initiative in Bethlehem, elusive British artist Banksy has returned to unveiled his latest project: The Walled Off Hotel , with 10 rooms nestled against the controversial barrier wall separating Israel from the Palestinian territories. Located in the … Continue reading

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Video: ‘Saving Banksy’ Documentary New Trailer

  ‘Saving Banksy’ is a documentary following art collector Brian Greif who removed a stencilled Rat by Banksy from the side of Red Victorian, a building located in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury district. His initial intention to preserve and donate the … Continue reading

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London: Banksy SWAT van to be auctioned

A van that was once used by the SWAT team and then spraypainted by elusive artist Banksy is to be auctioned in London at Bonhams on 29 June. It was first displayed at the infamous Barely Legal exhibition in Los … Continue reading

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Streets: Banksy at Bridge Farm Primary School (Bristol)

Banksy is back to his hometown in Bristol with a new piece that appeared overnight  on the wall of Bridge Farm Primary School. The work was done as a thank you gift to the children that named one of the … Continue reading

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Streets: Banksy – Les Miserables (London)

As mentionned earlier (see here) Banksy created a new artwork in London on Saturday night. As usual location is key and the new stencil appeared  on the corner of a very busy road of Knightsbridge, surrounded by lots of CCTV … Continue reading

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Streets: Banksy in London

A new stencil by Banksy highlighting the use of teargas in the “Jungle” refugee camp in Calais has appeared on a building opposite the French Embassy in London. The stencil on board features a CS can on the floor spreading a teargas … Continue reading

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Streets: Banksy in Calais

After Dismaland, Banksy continues to hightlight the migrant crisis and horrific living conditions of Syrian refugiees in the Jungle of Calais by painting a portrait of Steve Jobs, reminding us that he is the son of a Syrian migrant. Steve … Continue reading

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Video: One Day in Banksy’s Dismaland

To complete the last instalment of our extensive coverage on Banksy’s Dismaland, here is a thirty minutes documentary we had the pleasure to host, a Red Tower Films Production in cooperation with ARTE Creative TV. Big thanks to Banksy and the … Continue reading

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Dismaland Focus: Banksy

We take a closer look at the Banksy artworks featured at the ‘Dismaland Bemusement Park’ (covered) that opened officially this week end in Weston-Super-Mare. The Ice Cream van (first seen at the Bristol Museum exhibition in 2009) is back. Ten … Continue reading

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Video: Banksy Dismaland

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Weston-Super-Mare (UK): Banksy – Dismaland Bemusement Park

Banksy is returning to the UK and curating a pop up festival / bemusement park entitled ‘Dismaland’. Located on the seaside front of Weston-Super-Mare, not far from Bristol, Dismaland will be running from 22 August until 27 September at the … Continue reading

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Video: Banksy in Gaza

Some new pictures and video from Gaza appeared on Banksy’s website, featuring a stencil version of the mythical female Greek character, Niobe, turned to stone and weeping continuously for her children. ‘If we wash our hands of the conflict between … Continue reading

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Cheltenham: Banksy Spy Booth

Back in April, following the scandal around the alleged use of mass surveillance programmes by UK intelligence services, a stencil depicting men spying on a phone booth  appeared next to the government communications headquarters, GCHQ in Cheltenham (UK). When Banksy confirmed … Continue reading

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London: The Unauthorized Banksy Retrospective

Curated by Banksy’s former gallerist Steve Lazarides, the Unauthorized Retrospective hosted at Sotheby’s gallery space S|2 is a selling exhibition featuring from prints, originals on canvas and wood as well as sculptures. With 70 pieces from the mid-1990s to 2009, the … Continue reading

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Video: Banksy ‘Sirens of the Lambs’ @ Glastonbury 2014

The “Sirens of the Lambs” truck that Banksy initially showed in New York (see here) during last September is now touring at Glastonbury 2014.

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Video: Banksy – Better Out than In

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Bristol: Banksy Mobile Lovers – Update

In the latest twist  regarding Banksy Mobile Lovers ( covered here),  currently on display at the Bristol Museum, the owner of the Youth Club who removed the piece just received a letter from Banksy confirming his ownership, and it is … Continue reading

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Bristol: Banksy Mobile Lovers

When Banksy recently updated his website with new pictures featuring a stencilled couple holding mobile phones, it generated a complete frenzy. Banksy website It was located and identified in Bristol on a wooden door outside a youth club. Within 24 … Continue reading

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London: Stealing Banksy

  This week end takes place an exhibition called Stealing Banksy featuring pieces that have been removed from the streets to be sold at auction. The event organisers  claim that “the Sincura Group do not steal art, nor do we condone … Continue reading

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Streets: Banksy #withSyria

To mark the third anniversay of the Syrian conflict, Banksy has reworked his iconic portrait of a girl with heart balloon, to depict a young Syrian refugee wih a head scarf. A “global recreation” of the moving Banksy piece saw the … Continue reading

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London Streets: Banksy

In response to the  upcoming Jubilee Celebration in June, marking the Queen’s 60-year reign, a new Banksy stencil appeared in Turnpike Lane, North London, featuring a young kid working on a sewing machine. While some of the Union Jack flags didn’t … Continue reading

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London: Banksy new mural in Camden

Banksy is back to the London streets, with a tribute to King Robbo, at the exact same spot that started  controversy two years ago. Banksy drew the outline like King Robbo did back in 1985, and added a “spray can” candle, … Continue reading

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London: Banksy | War Boutique at Andipa Gallery

Andipa Gallery  is hosting a Banksy / War Boutique exhibition , presenting a collection of original  works by two mavericks of urban art – one just emerging onto the international stage, choosing to put on his first commercial exhibition at Andipa, and … Continue reading

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London: new Banksy rat

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London: new Banksy in Camden

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New Banksy in London

Many new Banksy stencils have appeared in London over the week end, as featured on his website (www.banksy.co.uk). It’s always a great pleasure to see them in the flesh.Here is a nod to Keith Haring.   and an escape door from Hell… … Continue reading

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Banksy – Exit through the Gift Shop Film

Ahead of Banksy’s UK nationwide film release on 5th March 2010, a pop-up cinema is showing ‘Exit Through the Gift Shop’. Lambeth Palace is situated in Leake Street, under Waterloo train station and features infamous Banksy installations and animatronics.  The same tunnel hosted … Continue reading

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Banksy Stencil Invasion

Banksy’s website has been finally updated with a lot of outdoor pictures, ending long discussions about whether or not he was behind ingenius masterpieces. Earlier in March 2009 More on his website http://www.banksy.co.uk

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Banksy Cans Festival

Futher pics from the festival HERE

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2017 Highlights

With 2017 coming to a close, we look back at the highlights of this incredible year. Elusive artist Banksy has been very prolific throughout the year and politically engaged:  between the opening of a new venture with the Walled Off … Continue reading

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London: War Boutique – M*A*S*H*E*D

Scottish artist War Boutique (covered) is currently showing at London’s Lawrence Alkin Gallery. The exhibition entitled M*A*S*H*E*D presents a new body of work using original military armour, weaponry and bullet-proof textiles. War Boutique’s work conveys strong anti-war messages, exposing the interface … Continue reading

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Urban Art Fair Paris 2017

Following last year’s success with more than 20.000 visitors, the second edition of the Urban Art Fair in Paris is gathering art critics, galleries, collectors, artists and fans of urban art at the Carreau du Temple from April 20 to … Continue reading

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Book release: ‘Street Art’ by Lonely Planet

This Friday, Lonely Planet will release ‘Street Art’, a guide to street art featuring 140 street art hotspots in 42 cities around the world. To mark the launch of Street Art, the Arnolfini Gallery in Bristol will host a weekend of street … Continue reading

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Magic City – The Art of the Street comes to Munich

After its successful first instalment in Dresden, ‘MAGIC CITY – THE ART OF THE STREET‘ is now coming to the Olympia Hall in Munich, opening on the 13th April 2017. This one of kind touring and evolving exhibition, built as … Continue reading

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Dresden: Magic City – Art of the streets

Opened since last October in the German city of Dresden, ‘MAGIC CITY – THE ART OF THE STREET‘ is a touring and evolving exhibition showcasing over 40 international street artists as well as local graffiti writers with their different practices and … Continue reading

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2016 HIGHLIGHTS

With 2016 coming to a close, we look back at the highlights of the year. Click on the titles to view more information. Banksy – Les Miserables (London) Venturing Beyond @ Somerset House (London) Space Invader – Wave 18 in … Continue reading

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London: Still Here, A Decade of Lazarides

Until 24th March 2016, Lazarides is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a group exhibition ‘Still Here – A Decade of Lazarides’. For the landmark exhibition, celebrated and pioneering artists who have helped shape the gallery are taking over the Rathbone … Continue reading

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2015 Highlights

As 2015 comes to an end, we look back at the highlights of this incredible artistic year across Europe. Click on the pics to view more info. Solo Shows: Dran, Mark Jenkins, Antony Micallef, Cranio, Daniel Arsham, David Shillinglaw, Julian … Continue reading

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Paris: Brandalism – 600 ad takeover denouncing the hypocrisy of COP21 Climate talks

Over 600 artworks critiquing the corporate takeover of the COP21 climate talks were installed in advertising spaces across Paris this weekend -ahead of the United Nations summit beginning Monday 30 November. Amidst the French state of emergency banning all public … Continue reading

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London: Moniker Art Fair 2015

Celebrating its sixth year anniversary the Moniker Art Fair returned to the Truman Brewery in East London from 15-18 October 2015. Featuring twenty national and international galleries with contemporary and urban artists, the Moniker Art Fair also introduced Bitcoin through … Continue reading

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Paris : Musee de La Poste

“Au dela du street art” at L’adresse Musée de la Poste in Paris offers visitors to become more familiar with the evolution of urban art. Beginning with a historical presentation of this movement with photos, video excerpts and works by … Continue reading

Dismaland: POW Participating artists

Amongst the 50 participating artists exhibited at Dismaland, Banksy invited a few from the POW roster: Bill Barminski (present at the 2011 Christmas show), Paul Insect, Bast, Escif, ESPO, Jimmy Cauty, Lush, Pure Evil and David Shrigley. Bill Barminski ESPO Paul … Continue reading

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Dismaland Focus: Galleries

As we enter the premises through a cardboard security control room built by Bill Barminksi  ( featured at the 2011 POW show) the security staff ask the most random questions. After the clearing security, doors open to a sinister derelict … Continue reading

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Dismaland

Check our coverage below 30 October 2015 – One Day in Dismaland Documentary To finish our extensive coverage here  is a thirty minutes documentary we had the pleasure to host, a Red Tower Films Production in cooperation with ARTE Creative TV. Big … Continue reading