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Banksy's UK Girl with Balloon Election Souvenir Special Print Release, 2017. photo Credit Banksy

Banksy’s Girl With Balloon “UK Election Souvenir Special” Print Release Coming Soon

June 3, 2017

Guerrilla artist Banksy just announced a brand new version of his iconic “Girl With Balloon” image that will be released free of charge as a “UK Election Souvenir Special”. An exclusive new UK Banksy print will be released on the 9th June. This limited edition artwork on archival quality paper is completely free, but is […]

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Banksy - Europe Flag Brexit Street Art Dover 2017

Banksy reveals cracks in EU since BREXIT, Dover Street Art 2017

May 7, 2017

Guerrilla street artist, Banksy, known for his controversial, and often politically themed, stencilled pieces has just claimed responsibility for the EU flag mural in Dover, England. The mysterious artwork appeared overnight near the Dover ferry terminal. Dover is a major port for ferries to Calais, France. The mural features the artist’s signature stencil work, depicting a worker […]

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Banksy’s Art at The Walled Off Hotel, Bethlehem 2017

March 18, 2017

The newly opened Walled Off Hotel in Bethlehem is an active art installation by British graffitist Banksy. It’s a fully functioning art hotel filled to the brim with Banksy’s artwork. The street artist styled the hotel to resemble “an English gentleman’s club from colonial times,” according to a statement, which appears to acknowledge Britain’s historical role in […]

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Banksy Walled off Hotel, Bethlehem

Banksy Opens New Hotel in Bethlehem, 2017

March 3, 2017

Graffiti artist Banksy has opened a hotel in the Palestinian city of Bethlehem, his first major project since Dismaland in 2015. ‘The Walled Off Hotel’ is only a few metres the West Bank barrier. The hotel has only ten rooms and the staff employed to work in the hotel are all local people. The hotel theme is […]

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Stop & Search, Street Art, Saving Banksy Documentary 2017

Saving Banksy: A Documentary about removing Street Art, 2017

March 3, 2017

Internationally known graffiti artist, Banksy, left his mark on San Francisco in April 2010. However, Banksy’s art was quickly destroyed by local writers and authorities wanting to remove the “vandalism”. One art collector saves a Banksy piece from being destroyed with the request that he doesn’t sell the artwork and uses it to promote conversation. With local […]

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Jonathan Darby, Street Art Mural, Jordan Photo Credit aptART

Recap of Thought Provoking Street Art Murals in 2016

January 1, 2017

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 2016 that promote injustices and inspire hope for our future… JANUARY Banksy was busy at the start of the year this time […]

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Banksy, Swat Van, Bonhams Auction House, London


July 1, 2016

A S.W.A.T. van, spray painted by the elusive street artist Banksy, has just sold at Bonham’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Auction in London for £218,000. The S.W.A.T. van has remained shrouded in mystery since September 2006, and has since been verified by the Pest Control Office, Banksy’s authorisation service. It was shown for the first – and […]

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The Art of Banksy, Street Art show, Amsterdam Photo © Dan Kemp

THE ART OF BANKSY, Street Art Show, Amsterdam 2016

June 25, 2016

THE ART OF BANKSY show has now come to Netherlands artistic capital, Amsterdam! Premiering in Istanbul, the show presents unforgettable art pieces by famous street artist Banksy and consists of key artworks that mark the prolific street artist’s colourful journey to fame. Original canvasses, paintings, sculptures and interactive storytelling let’s you experience poignant periods of Banksy’s career. All […]

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Banksy - Street art Bridge Farm Primary School Bristol

Banksy returns to Bristol, gifts mural to Bridge Farm Primary School

June 6, 2016

In another daring PR stunt (we’ve been told the caretaker had initially reported the piece as ‘vandalism’), world-renowned street artist Banksy has just completed painting this mural for the children at the Bridge Farm Primary school, who today came back to school from a half-term break, only to be taken by surprise with the new piece which was painted over night. […]

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Banksy hits the French Embassy with tears in his eyes

January 24, 2016

Banksy has been busy this time in the city of London, to again criticise the conditions of the Calais jungle. The Calais jungle is the nickname given to a migrant encampment in the vicinity of Calais, France, where migrants live while they attempt to enter the United Kingdom. The migrants, who frequently stow away on […]

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Banksy highlights the refugee crisis through Steve Jobs street art in Calais

Banksy highlights the refugee crisis through Steve Jobs street art in Calais

December 11, 2015

Bristol’s stencil king Banksy does what he does best… to show the world through his art what is really going on. After Dismaland in Weston super Mare Banksy donated all of the wood and materials to the camps of Calais calling this project Dismalaid. The crew from Dismaland went over to Calais refugee camp and […]

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