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Banksy’s ‘Scar of Bethlehem’ Nativity Scene appears at The Walled Off Hotel, 2019

December 21, 2019

The Walled Off Hotel opened its doors this morning with some slightly different decor. Overnight Banksy has installed a brand new Christmas themed artwork titled ‘Scar of Bethlehem’ in the hotel, between the fireplace and reception. The artwork represents in Christianity tradition, the nativity scene, representing the birth of Jesus, with his mother Mary and her husband, Joseph. […]

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Banksy’s Devolved/ Monkey Parliament – Explained

November 11, 2019

Devolved Parliament is Banksy’s largest canvas to date, spanning an impressive thirteen feet in length. Painted in 2009, the oil painting is of the House of Commons, in which chimpanzees replace politicians in a scene of chaos and monkey business. The detailed canvas was first exhibited in the artists’ ‘Banksy versus Bristol Museum’ exhibition in 2009 […]

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Banksy Opens his own Homewares Store “GrossDomesticProduct™” in Croydon, London 2019

October 1, 2019

Banksy has opened his first ever homewares store in Croydon, London today. The store is called “GrossDomesticProduct™” and has many wonderful items in the shop window display. Gross Domestic Product is the homewares brand from Banksy and this is his first and only store. The store has come about as a result of legal action, […]

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Banksy, "Venice in Oil", Venice Biennale 2019

Banksy invites himself to Venice Biennale to show off his latest masterpiece ‘Venice in Oil’, 2019

May 22, 2019

Rumours have been flying around last week that the elusive Banksy was in Venice for Venice Biennale 2019. A Banksyesque-style mural and a stencil rat were seen on the streets of Venice. To this date Banksy has not officially confirmed they are his work. Today however, Banksy has posted a short video of him setting […]

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Banksy’s ‘Di-Faced Tenner’- EXPLAINED

April 22, 2019

Counterfeiting is a serious crime, but in 2004, renowned artist Banksy created ‘Di-Faced Tenner’, counterfeit £10 notes featuring Princess Diana‘s head and “Banksy of England” instead of “Bank of England”. The design of the notes contains hidden messages of criticism towards the royal family and the media’s treatment of Princess Diana. The traditional British £10 […]

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Huge Banksy artwork ‘Devolved Parliament’ goes back on display at Bristol Museum, 2019

March 28, 2019

Banksy just posted an image of Devolved Parliament on his Instagram page, declaring that the huge canvas is now back on display in the Front Hall of Bristol Museum & Art Gallery ten years later. “Devolved Parliament I made this ten years ago. Bristol museum have just put it back on display to mark Brexit […]

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Banksy artwork, The Walled Off Hotel, West Bank, Bethlehem, Palestine 2019.

Banksy Leaves a New Heartfelt Artwork at The Walled Off Hotel, 2019

February 1, 2019

The Walled Off Hotel opened its doors this morning with some slightly different decor. Overnight Banksy had installed a brand new impressive piece of artwork in the hotel lounge opposite the reception. The artwork is made from concrete and is a replica of the separation barrier, the 400-mile wall built by Israel along the West […]

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Street Art with More Impact, Recap of 2018

December 26, 2018

Street art can promote conversation and highlight social, political and environmental issues and has always been a powerful platform to convey messages to the masses. Check out the street art murals brought to us in 2018 that promote injustices and inspire hope for our future… JANUARY A new mural by anonymous artist Banksy appeared in Hull, UK. The […]

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Banksy’s latest Mural “Season’s Greetings” can be found in Port Talbot, the UK’s most Polluted Town, 2018

December 19, 2018

Banksy has confirmed the new mural that mysteriously appeared yesterday in Port Talbot, Wales, is indeed his work. The new artwork comments on the town’s steel industrial heritage, and that Port Talbot is listed as the most polluted area in the UK, according to a new report by World Health Organisation (WHO). The mural can […]

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Banksy, The Walled Off Hotel, Palestine Stand, World Trade Market, London Excel 2018. Photo Credit GraffitiStreet

Banksy places Palestine on the travel map at this years World Travel Market, London ExCel 2018

November 6, 2018

Amongst the exclusive Uk’s largest travel fair “World Travel Market” was the elusive Banksy promoting “The Walled Off Hotel” in Palestine. “Opening my first ever stall at a trade fair next week. I’ve painted a replica separation barrier to promote The Walled Off hotel, ironically the neighbours have complained it’s too tall.” Banksy For the […]

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Banksy, World Trade Market 2018. ExCel London.

Expect to see Banksy at the World Travel Market trade fair in London, November 2018

November 2, 2018

Early Friday morning Banksy shared a post on instagram stating that this year he will be promoting “The Walled Off Hotel” at this years World Travel Market trade fair in London. WTM takes place at London’s ExCeL and this year Banksy will be rubbing shoulders with some of the best in the travel industry to promote “The […]

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