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London: Banksy at the British Museum

Back in 2005, Banksy installed this ‘cave painting’ titled ‘Peckham Rock’ in one of the galleries of the British Museum without permission, and without anyone noticing. He gave it a fake identification number and label, and it remained on the … Continue reading

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Paris: Banksy Festive Rats

To conclude Banksy  invasion of Paris, the elusive artist celebrated also the festive spirit of the French capital with a series of stencilled rats. Popping champagne bottles while happy rats are flying high on top of cork bottles. Location as … Continue reading

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Paris: Banksy Bataclan Tribute

Continuing his Paris invasion, Banksy chose a poignant subject and spot on location. A new stencil appeared on the exit door of the Bataclan theatre in the 11th district of Paris. Extremely strong symbolic as it is this exact exit … Continue reading

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Paris: Banksy joins the celebrations of Mai 68 riots

While Paris has been celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the May 68 Riots with multiple exhibitions, elusive artist Banksy has hit the streets of the French capital with a series of new artworks. May 68 in France – Ten million … Continue reading

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London: Banksy Vote Love

For the 250th Anniversary of the Summer Exhibiton at the Royal Academy in London, Banksy submitted an artwork under the pseudonym Bryan S Gaakman, anagram of ‘banksy anagram’ and it was refused. However when curator Grayson Perry contacted him to … Continue reading

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Paris: Banksy for World Refugee Day

A new mural appeared in the streets of Paris . A black and white stencilled little girl standing on a wooden palette is painting a pink wallpaper over a Nazi cross. It bears all the tales of Banksy. Timing and … Continue reading

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New York: New Banksy invasion

We are always excited to see new works by elusive artist Banksy. He’s back to the streets of New York with a new stencil, featuring a rat running in a clock turned wheel, reminiscent of the incessant rat race. It … Continue reading

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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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London: Mai 68 Posters from the Revolution

This May marks the 50th anniversary of the Mai 68 riots; a revolutionary string of student protests in Paris. Art was truly embedded in this revolution, with unique screen-printed posters being plastered along the walls of France. Lazinc Sackville is … Continue reading

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Paris – Urban Art Fair

For its 3rd Paris edition, the Urban Art Fair brings together thirty galleries from eight different countries at the Carreau du Temple from April 12 to 15, 2018. With a selection of French and international galleries, the Fair is presenting … Continue reading

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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