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New Banksy Artwork in Peckham Calls for Ceasefire in Gaza

December 22, 2023

Banksy, the enigmatic street artist famous for his bold and politically charged artworks, has created a powerful new piece with a clear message of peace titled “Stop War”. The artwork is located at the intersection of Southampton Way and Commercial Way in Peckham, London, and features a stop traffic sign with a trio of Predator […]

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Banksy’s Wall and Piece Book Dedicated to Brian Haw Sold at Auction

November 22, 2023

The recent sale of Banksy’s book, Wall and Piece, has attracted significant attention due to its historical significance and unique inscription. The book was originally bought for a paltry £3 from a charity shop in Eastbourne, East Sussex, and features a handwritten message dedicated to Brian Haw, a British peace campaigner and protester. The inscription […]

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Exploring Banksy’s Top Ten Most Notable Exhibitions: A Look at the Artistic Legacy of the Enigmatic Artist

November 7, 2023

Banksy is a celebrated figure in the world of contemporary art, renowned for creating visually stunning and politically charged artworks. Over the past two decades, he has staged numerous exhibitions that have left a lasting impact on the art world, each with its unique style and message. We take a chronological look at Banksy’s most […]

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Banksy Replaced by a Robot: A Thought-Provoking Commentary on the Role of Technology in our World, London 2023

October 9, 2023

The latest mural created by the renowned artist Banksy is a striking piece of art that has sparked a significant conversation about the role of technology in our world. The mural vividly illustrates Banksy being replaced by a robot that appears confident as it brandishes a spray can. The graffiti on the wall accompanying the […]

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Banksy’s Bedroom, CUT & RUN, Glasgow 2023

June 17, 2023

Banksy recently opened ‘CUT & RUN’  at Glasgow’s Gallery of Modern Art. This marks his first official solo exhibition in 14 years, and it’s being held at one of Scotland’s most prestigious contemporary art galleries. Interestingly, Banksy has a soft spot for the city of Glasgow due to their tradition of placing traffic cones on top of the […]

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‘CUT & RUN’ Banksy’s NEW Exhibition spanning 25 years of iconic works, Glasgow 2023

June 15, 2023

Banksy has just announced ‘CUT & RUN’ his first official solo exhibition for 14 years at Glasgow’s Gallery of Modern Art, the leading contemporary art gallery in Scotland’s largest city. The show opens this Sunday, 15 June – 28 August 2023 and opens all night at weekends! The show will feature work from across his career titled […]

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TOP 10 Highest Auction Results for BANKSY

June 7, 2023

Banksy is known for his politically charged and socially conscious works, often commenting on war, consumerism, and government surveillance. Banksy has gained widespread acclaim despite his controversial subject matter and exhibited immersive projects worldwide. Recently, some of Banksy’s most famous pieces have sold for millions of pounds, including “Love Is In The Bin,” “Game Changer,” […]

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The Meaning Behind “Banksy x Blur’s Think Tank Album Cover” – Explained

May 5, 2023

On this day 20 years ago, Blur’s album Think Tank was released. The album featured artwork designed by the renowned and mysterious street artist Banksy, known for his satirical and socially conscious works. Despite his fame in street art, Banksy has also lent his talents to collaborating with musicians and designing album covers. In this […]

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The Meaning Behind Banksy’s ‘Barcode’ – Explained

April 13, 2023

Banksy’s Barcode has intrigued audiences ever since it first appeared on the side of a house in Bristol. The stencil of a fearless leopard escaping from its cage has sparked multiple interpretations, making it a thought-provoking piece of art. At first glance, the mural appears to be a critique of the way humans use animals […]

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The Meaning Behind Banksy’s ‘Trolley Hunters’ – Explained

April 13, 2023

Banksy’s ‘Trolley Hunter’ was created in 2006 as part of his groundbreaking Barely Legal seminal exhibition in Los Angeles; this work remains a powerful critique of consumerism and its impact on modern society. The original large-scale work on canvas that was exhibited was in colour oil and emulsion on canvas. Banksy, Trolley Hunters. Image © […]

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Banksy - Love is in the Air (Flower Thrower) Image @ GraffitiStreet.com

The meaning behind Banksy’s ‘Love is in the Air’ – Explained

March 23, 2023

Banksy’s masterpiece, ‘Love is in the Air’, also known as ‘Flower Thrower’, is a remarkable mural that was painted directly on the 760km West Bank Wall that separates Israel from Palestine in 2003. “essentially turns Palestine into the world’s largest open prison.” Banksy … Love Is In The Air by Banksy. Image copyright GraffitiStreet The […]

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