The Banksy mural known as ‘Hula-hoop Girl’ that appeared on a residential street in Nottingham last October has been hacked from the wall.
The appearance of a new Banksy graffito in Bristol more or less confirms his position as the genuine top dog in the current British art scene. His only possible rival is Hockney, now living in comfortable exile in France. Bacon and Freud are dead – in any case one of them was as much Irish […]
A new mural by the elusive graffiti artist Banksy has appeared on a house in Bristol. It depicts an elderly woman coughing her false teeth out
Museums, galleries and historic houses across the UK are facing a crisis due to the impact of Covid-19, with six in ten (60%) surveyed worried about their survival.
Banksy’s Show Me The Monet Sells For £7.6m At Sotheby’s
10 June 2020
Banksy, Bristol’s international artist/influencer has suggested a plan which should appeal to both critics of the sudden removal and dumping of the statue of slave-trader Edward Colston and the protesters.
The elusive Street Artist Banksy has unveiled a new artwork inspired by the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
Banksy has just lent a picture to the Southampton General Hospital. It will remain of view in a foyer near their emergency department on the third floor until the autumn but will then go to auction to raise funds for the National Health Service. Very generous of him.
A new artwork that appeared on the side of a house in Bristol yesterday has been confirmed as the work of the elusive street artist Banksy. The Banksy Valentine mural features a stencil-artwork of a girl firing a slingshot of red flowers made with spray-painted ivy. Banksy published picture of the work on his Instagram page at midnight on Valentine’s Day.
The largest painting on canvas by the elusive street artist Banksy depicting the House of Commons populated with chimpanzees has sold at auction for a record £9.9m. The 4m (13ft) wide artwork Devolved Parliament was one of the showstoppers in the Sotheby’s Contemporary Art sale on Thursday. A “record price for a Banksy painting” “shame […]
A popular Brexit mural, in the English port of Dover by the elusive Street Artist Banksy has been covered over by scaffolding and netting with white paint blocking out the artwork. The mural depicts a star being chiselled from the EU flag. It appeared near the Dover ferry terminal in May 2017 at the height […]
16 June 2019
The highly anticipated first UK exhibition of Keith Haring’s work has opened at Tate Liverpool. It is vast, covering most aspects of his work and career. This was my first experience seeing so many pieces by this seminal figure from the 1980s,’ in the flesh, so I was curious to learn more about the man.
Banksy has created a new collateral event in Venice for the Biennale.
Banksy seems to be active again these days with two new murals, one in London at Marble Arch, where Extinction Rebellion’s climate change activists were protesting for a few weeks. His latest offering is in Venice in time for the 58th Biennale.
27 March 2019
The world’s largest arms fair will quietly set up shop in London, In September 2019. It will sell weapons and tools of torture to delegates from all over the world.
1 February 2019
The British Museum has added a Banksy to its permanent collection. This is the first time one of his works has been acquired by a major London Museum. It is quite surprising that Tate Britain has overlooked this important artist.
26 January 2019
How low can you go? Art thieves have made off with a Banksy wall mural in Paris that was painted as a memorial to the Paris terror attack victims in 2015.
20 December 2018
The official Banksy website has confirmed that a mural which appeared on a Port Talbot wall is the work of the elusive Street Artist. Banksy has had a busy year with work popping up around the globe, a Paris mural To Coincide With World Refugee Day and a 20m high mural in New York to highlight to […]
15 November 2018
The US Street Artist Ron English has purchased Banksy’s Poundland wall mural ‘Slave Labour’ for £561,000, with the plan to whitewash over the artwork.
17 October 2018
Was the art stunt of the century carried out by the Street Artist Banksy on the 5th of October an elaborate magic trick? or was it an expression of true anarchy? Much of the world now knows that a stencil spray-painting self-destructed when the frame turned into a paper shredder
13 October 2018
An iconic secondary market Banksy mural that was hacked off of a wall in London is to go under the hammer at Julien’s Auctions in LA.
6 October 2018
A stunt performed by the Street Artist Banksy at Sotheby’s during London’s Autumn Contemporary Art Evening Sale has gone viral.
16 August 2018
Banksy has spoken out about an unsanctioned, ticketed show featuring his work which has opened in Moscow. The street artist who has cultivated anonymity has reached out via his Twitter account.
11 July 2018
The appearance of a new Banksy in London can create quite a media frenzy.
1 June 2018
A new exhibition of work by the Street Artist Banksy will be staged by Steve Lazarides, Banksy’s original gallerist, along with Lazinc co-founder Wissam Al Mana.
20 March 2018
It started with his rat clock piece (Top Photo) at 101 West 14th Street, moving on to his protest mural for Zehra Doğanon
17 March 2018
The Bristol-born Street Artist Banksy has unveiled a 20m high mural in New York to highlight to the detention of Zehra Dogan, the Kurdish painter from Turkey.