27 January 2012

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Residents Up In Arms Over Primrose Hill Jesus

Planning Permission Sought For Kitsch Statue To Mark Olympic Torch Handover To Rio Plans to erect a giant fibreglass replica of the Rio De Janeiro ‘Redeemer Statue’ on top of London’s posh Primrose Hill have been revealed. The project will be funded by the Brazilian government to mark the end of the London 2012 Olympics […]

24 January 2012

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New App Provides Banksy London Tour

iOS app released, allowing users to take a virtual tour of all of the known and surviving London works by Banksy App developers Gravitywell have just released an exciting new product for Banksy fans in London. ‘Banksy London Tour’ is the follow-up app to the extremely popular ‘Banksy Bristol Tour’, and contains interactive maps to […]

21 January 2012

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New Banksy Appears In Kentish Town London

First Photo of Banksy 2012 looks to be the real thing It usually takes a few days to authenticate an artwork, whenever a new Banksy appears and the best place to get the lowdown is on the official Banksy website. This latest  offering, which depicts a toddler with a lollypop pulling an air to surface […]

18 January 2012

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Affordable Art Fair Opens In Los Angeles

The Affordable Art Fair opens in Los Angeles 18 -22 January. The fair showcases original, contemporary artwork priced from $100 to $10,000.  It is fantastic way to expand your collection and knowledge in a comfortable setting. Until this year, the fair has been an international fixture. Now Los Angeles will get to experience the full […]

18 January 2012

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Elaborate Efforts To Steal Banksy Fall Flat

Art Series Hotel guests fail to steal the Banksy artwork ‘Pulp Fiction’, on offer to those who escaped with the work uncaught: now the work is to be donated to Crime Stoppers Since the summer, Art Series Hotels in Melbourne have been offering its guests the chance to try and steal a work of internationally-celebrated […]

11 January 2012

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Banksy Falsely Identified

New Liverpool ‘Banksy’ turns out to be a fake Just weeks after a Banksy artwork had been identified in Liverpool’s city centre, Liverpudlians were once again titillated by the prospect of having another. At first glance, the black-and-white image of a slouching man in a hoodie and tracksuit bottoms, trailing a plug, seemed to bear […]

6 January 2012

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Art Student Mimics Banksy Stunt

Polish art student makes a bid for the big time by hanging his own work in national gallery a la Banksy A Polish Art student has copied Banksy in hanging one of his own works in the National Museum of Poland, mirroring Banksy’s 2005 stunt at several galleries in New York. When interviewed, Andrzej Sobiepan […]

28 December 2011

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Urban Primitive Artist James Rizzi Dies

It’s been reported that the Brooklyn artist James Rizzi died on Monday, at his New York studio, age 61. He was well known for his Pop urban brand of painting . The genre is noted as an influence to much of the urban street art popular today. Rizzi studied art at the University of Florida, […]

27 December 2011

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Mr Brainwash Exploits The Holiday Season

New show opens with a ‘PoP’ on La Brea Avenue Mr Brainwash, AKA Thierry Guetta has rented out a five-story building, in an abandoned industrial complex with over 80,000 square feet, on La Brea Avenue in Hollywood, to exhibit his latest work. The preview held on 22 December had over 1000 invited guests with the […]

27 December 2011

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Stolen Banksy Man To Stand Trial

70k Masterpiece stolen from London Hotel discovered on ebay A man has been committed to trial accused of stealing a work by the highly regarded street artist Banksy. The work was taken from the wall of a four star hotel, located in Victoria central London, on February 9 and April 4, 2011. Leon Lawrence, 31, […]

20 December 2011

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New Banksy Works Appear In Canary Wharf

Banksy Oil Spill Sculpture Garners New Meaning As UK Art Institutions Get Cosy With BP Banksy has been busy in the run-up to Christmas. He has just posted a timely and never before seen wall-piece on his website. It is a text piece executed in the Canary Wharf financial district,London. While viewing this work I […]

18 December 2011

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Mr Brainwash Massive LA Exhibition

Just In Time For Christmas Mr B Exploits The Holiday Season Mr.Brainwash will be opening a new exhibition, Art Show 2011, in an 80,000 square foot building in Los Angeles over the holiday season. There will be a preview of the show on December 22nd starting at 3pm. The first 300 people through the doors […]

16 December 2011

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Liverpool’s New Banksy Vandalised By Feuding Rival

Banksy image of a biplane leaving a trail of smoke in Liverpool has been vandalised by long-term and bitter rival King Robbo The new Bansky work of a biplane leaving a trail of smoke across the wall of a car park in Liverpool city centre has been vandalised by a rival graffiti artist King Robbo. […]

16 December 2011

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Banksy Work Highlights Church Abuse Scandal

Latest Controversial Sculpture Unveiled At Walker Art Gallery Liverpool Banksy has had a history of altering or adding to works of art in British museums, for over a decade. This time his target was The The Walker Art Gallery, where he has unveiled a new addition to its collection this week. The sculpture takes the […]

14 December 2011

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Banksy Gives Christmas Present To Liverpool

New Painting on car-park wall included on official website A new work of art thought to be by the street artist Banksy has been found on a street in Liverpool’s city centre. The mural was painted on the side of a building and shows a sky writing biplane drawing a heart in smoke. It appeared […]

13 December 2011

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Hotel Stages Banksy Art Heist

Australian Hotel group encourage guests to try and steal Banksy artwork without being detected by security This summer, Australia’s Art Series Hotels is offering the public the chance to steal $15,000 Banksy artwork No Ball Games – one of very few signed and authenticated Banksys available Down Under. From 15th December, guests to the Melbourne […]

11 December 2011

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Art Below Launches Your Art At Angel Tube

Exhibition showcases emerging art during The London Art Fair – Hurry Entry closes 19 December For the month of January Art Below will be transforming Angel Tube station’s concourse into a public gallery space.  Artists of all creative backgrounds and nationalities are invited to enter their work. The ‘Art of Angel’ exhibition has been planned […]

9 December 2011

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Banksy Headlines Belfast Exhibition Of Street Art

‘Tags Not Labels’, a major new exhibition of street art organised by the V&A opens in Belfast today, headlined by Banksy, Miss Tic, James Hewlett, and Shepard Fairey A major new exhibition of street art organised by the Victoria & Albert Museum has opened today at the Belfast’s Ulster Museum. It showcases over 30 street […]

8 December 2011

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Grayson Perry On Taste Turns Tide Against Arts Cuts

Channel 4’s ‘Grayson Perry On Taste’ signals new spate of arts commissions from artists like Banksy, George Shaw, Hilary Lloyd, and David Shrigley Channel 4 has commissioned Turner Prize-winner Grayson Perry to present a 3-part documentary series exploring the relationship between taste and class in Britain. Grayson Perry on Taste will see the artist journeying […]

2 December 2011

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Banksy Caught On Camera

  New Banksy artwork discovered in West London, with act of creation captured on film Staff at ForeignStudents.com believe that that they have discovered a new work by Banksy, the world’s most celebrated street artist. The piece has been stencilled onto the side of a disused building, and depicts a woman falling through the air, […]

1 December 2011

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Banksy Strikes Twice In Glasgow

Banksy strikes Glasgow curry house an unprecedented second time – could this provide a clue to his true identity? Last year, Glasgow’s Nakodar Grill insured a Banksy rat sprayed on their restaurant for an incredible £20,000. Now, the curry house believes it has once again become the site for a new artwork by the world’s […]

26 November 2011

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Banksy Not Nominated For Turnip Prize 2011

Prestigious Turnip Prize Artists Spotlighted as Banksy fails to make final Banksy the Oscar-nominated filmmaker and graffiti artist has missed out being shortlisted for this years Turnip prize. It would have been his fifth nomination. The work submitted in a gaudy gilt frame is one of his stick figures with text reading, ‘Is Crap art […]

7 November 2011

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Occupying London A Moral Vacancy

An Artist’s Response to the St Paul’s protest – Editorial by Rebecca Mellor Occupations continue at St Paul’s, across the UK and worldwide. Protestors face continued dismissal by disconnected members of government, media and those with their eyes and minds firmly closed to the reality of the impact of inherently unjust and corrupt infrastructure directly […]

5 November 2011

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Banksy Artwork Lost in graffiti War

Archway mural sprayed over by rival aerosol gang King Robbo or one of his followers may have been responsible for the loss of a major Banksy this week. The Archway mural at Junction Road, opposite McDonald’s, has been sprayed over with black paint. Another Banksy near Quinn’s pub in Camden Town was also damaged but […]

28 October 2011

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Banksy Occupy London Sculpture Vandalised

St Paul’s installation covered in graffiti by other protesters The new sculptural work by Banksy the Bristol born graffiti artist installed at the St Paul’s Cathedral, Occupy London camp has been vandalised. It was unveiled two days ago in solidarity with the world wide Anti-Greed protest that has taken over ‘The City’. The elusive politically […]

26 October 2011

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New Banksy Unveiled At St Paul’s Protest

Infamous Street Artist highlights stock exchange protest with new sculpture The Street Artist Banksy has unveiled a new sculptural work dedicated to the community of protesters, at the Occupy London movement ‘s camp, at St.Paul’s Cathedral. This is in solidarity with the world wide Anti-Greed protest that has taken over ‘The City,’ London’s Wall Street […]

4 October 2011

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Mr Brainwash Exit Through The Pissoir

Thierry Guetta Exhibition vandalises London’s West End The first British solo exhibition by the infamous Mr Brainwash opens this week at London’s Opera Gallery in New Bond Street. Brainwash also known as Thierry Guetta is inflicting 30 of his latest ‘works’ on the British public. If you have somehow not absorbed who Mr Brainwash is, […]

14 September 2011

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Iconic Banksy Mural Restored In Berlin

American Artist Brad Downey uncovers masterpiece as part of his own project One of the most iconic murals by British street artist Banksy titled,’ Every Picture Tells a Lie’ has been meticulously uncovered in Berlin. The American,urban installation artist Brad Downey has  unveiled the work after a gallery painted over it in 2003 to clear […]

7 September 2011

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Banksy Donates 150k Angel Sculpture to Bristol Museum

The work is attracting a new generation of museum goer Bristol has had a love-hate relationship with Banksy since he began stencilling on the city’s walls nearly two decades ago. The “Exit Through the gift shop” exhibition (2009) was the highest profile Bristol exhibition ever and the most successful in the museum’s 190 year history. […]

3 September 2011

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Looted Palestine Banksy For Sale In Posh Hamptons

Shady dealings in grey area street art is big business An art gallery in New York’s posh Hamptons, currently showing several works by the street artist Banksy is under moral pressure for dealing in looted cultural works. The case centers around two murals originally stenciled in Palestine and removed with or without permission from the […]

12 August 2011

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Banksy Gets His Own TV Show

New Channel 4 Program “The Antics Roadshow” Saturday 13th August Banksy, who is no stranger to third person self promotion is about to invade the small box format. On the back of the success of the Oscar nominated documentary film,” Exit Through the Gift Shop” it is no surprise that Bansky is moving into the […]

7 August 2011

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Banksy Hacks Off Murdoch With New Work

  New Banksy work revealed online First Photo The controversial British graffiti  artist Banksy aka Robin Gunningham has posted a new work on his website ( http://www.banksy.co.uk/newoutdoors/index.htm) exploring the scandal which has engulfed News International over the past months. The exact location of the work has not been revealed, but it is thought to be […]