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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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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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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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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: 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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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 – 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: Phillips Contemporary Art Auction

London auction house Phillips is hosting a contemporary art auction featuring works by major contemporary artists. It is a great opportunity to see works by Warhol, drawings by Keith Haring, sculptures by Marc Quinn, an installation by Barry McGee, pictures by Ed Templeton … 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: Evol and Friends at POW

Following his recent installation in London Smithfield market, German artist EVOL and a full supporting cast of artists took over Pictures on Walls for the Christmas show with installations, sculptures, books and limited edition prints. Other featured artists include Banksy, Barminski, Dran, Tilt, James Cauty, … 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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Street Summer on UK TV

The UK Broadcast Channel 4 has partnered with many streets artists including Banksy for a Street Summer galore. This week-end featured the world premiere of the Oscar nominated movie Exit Through the Gift Shop, as well  as a serie of documentaries. One … 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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Los Angeles: MOCA Coverage

Here are some of the highlights of “Art in the Streets” at the MOCA, Museum of Contemporary Art. Deitch introducing the show to the press Legends like Keith Haring The reconstitution of Rammellzee’ Tribeca Loft Great focus on photographers who … 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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Wild Fantasies – A decade of Don’t Panic Posters

Starting in London in 2000, Don’t Panic packs became increasingly popular not only for their arts and culture information, but also for their highly collectable Posters. Distributed in many cities hot spots, it provided a launch pad for emerging and established artists like … Continue reading

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Scream Gallery : Modern Master Works

Directed by Tyrone Wood, son of The Rolling Stones Ronnie, SCREAM gallery is running a group show entitled “Modern Master Works” until September 4th.   Tyrone Wood  between a Warhol Marilyn and a Banksy Kate Moss Featuring iconic works by leading modern and contemporary … Continue reading

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Summer Party with Kevin Spacey and Paul McCartney

Stars from the musical and art worlds unite to save London’s Old Vic Theatre. Actor Kevin Spacey is hosting a fund-raising gala concert and art auction in aid of Old Vic Theatre, a 192-year old building that suffered damage from bombings … 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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Highwayman Stencil – London

With the help of a friend NoLionsInEngland we decided to see a closer version of the Highwayman stencil that appeared on the roof of the Great Western Studios complex near Westbourne Park.  Banksy or not Banksy, the mystery still remains, but the … Continue reading

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Banksy Cans Festival

Futher pics from the festival HERE

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