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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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The Meaning Behind “Peckham Rock” – Explained

December 17, 2018

In 2005, the enigmatic street artist Banksy installed a provocative piece of concrete in the British Museum’s Roman Britain gallery. The piece featured a drawing of a person with spikes on their back and a shopping cart, while in the distance, a bison with arrows in it could be seen. The artwork, titled “Peckham Rock”, was […]

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The Meaning behind Banksy’s Stop and Search -Explained

November 19, 2018

In 2007, Banksy released a limited edition of 500 signed prints of “Stop and Search,” a striking screenprint depicting Dorothy from “The Wizard of Oz” being subjected to a police search by a modern-day officer. The image is thought-provoking, with Dorothy looking apprehensive as the officer, donning blue latex forensic gloves matching her iconic checkered […]

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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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Shred the Love, Banksy’s Sotheby’s Stunt Didn’t go According to Plan, 2018

October 16, 2018

Banksy posted a video “Shredding the Girl and Balloon – The Director’s Cut” to the Banksy website today suggesting the partial shredding of “Girl with Balloon” at a London auction house Sotheby‘s wasn’t exactly to plan … The video, titled “Shred The Love,” shows the famously anonymous artist testing the shredding mechanism inside an ornate […]

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Banksy Shreds Painting in Sotheby’s Auction Stunt, London 2018

October 6, 2018

Banksy has played one of the most audacious stunts in art history, by arranging for one of his best-known works, Girl with balloon, to shred itself after the sold hammer goes down at Sotheby’s auction for just over £1million. Banksy’s canvas was the final item on Fridays auction at Sotheby’s in London. As soon as […]

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Banksy Receives a Letter from Zehra Doğan in Diyarbakır Prison, Turkey 2018

July 19, 2018

Banksy just shared a letter written to him by imprisoned Turkish-Kurdish artist and journalist, Zehra Doğan, thanking him for his mural in New York that drew international attention to her imprisonment. . I got a letter from Zehra Doğan in Diyarbakır Prison, Turkey A post shared by Banksy (@banksy) on Jul 17, 2018 at 9:45am […]

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NEW Banksy Stencil Art is causing a Riot in Paris, 2018

June 28, 2018

The elusive British graffiti artist Banksy, known for his political and social commentary, has been active on the streets of Paris this week with new stencil art popping up all over the capital city. Banksy’s new stencilled graffiti happens to be fifty years since the uprising in Paris 1968, which began with students objecting to reform […]

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Banksy Protests Zehra Dogan’s Imprisonment for Painting a Picture, NYC 2018

March 16, 2018

The elusive Banksy has hit the famous Houston Bowery wall in New York. The new 70-foot-long piece is a collaboration with street writer Borf and protests the imprisonment of Turkish prisoner Zehra Dogan for painting a picture. Journalist and painter Zehra Dogan was sentenced in March 2017 for nearly 3 years for painting a water-colour […]

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