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Banksy Walled off Hotel, Bethlehem

Banksy Opens New Hotel in Bethlehem, 2017

March 3, 2017

Renowned graffiti artist Banksy has made a bold new statement with his latest project, “The Walled Off Hotel” – a new hotel in the heart of Bethlehem, Palestine. This marks his first major project since the groundbreaking Dismaland exhibit in 2015, and it’s already making waves in the art world. The hotel, aptly named “The […]

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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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The Village Pet Store and Charcoal Grill: Banksy’s Art Installation that Sparked a Conversation on Animal Rights and Factory Farming

January 6, 2017

The Village Pet Store and Charcoal Grill was an extraordinary installation by renowned graffiti artist Banksy. Held in Greenwich Village in 2008, the exhibit marked Banksy’s first official exhibition in New York and was designed to question “our relationship with animals and the ethics and sustainability of factory farming.” The installation was a visual treat […]

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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

BANKSY’S SPRAY-PAINTED SWAT VAN SOLD AT AUCTION AT BONHAMS, 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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‘A history of us’ Pahnl’s solo show, Coventry 2015

June 14, 2015

GraffitiStreet travelled to Coventry City, (note: not in the style of Lady Godiva), to check out stencil artist Pahnl’s second solo show titled ‘A History of Us’, which runs from 12th June until 4th October 2015 at the prestigious Herbert Art Gallery & Museum . This is Pahnl’s second solo show where he has spray […]

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Femme Fierce Reloaded 2015 – Part Two

March 13, 2015

GraffitiStreet headed down to Leake street ‘Banksy Tunnel’ Waterloo, London on International Woman’s Day to check out the second Femme Fierce event, ‘Reloaded’. Femme Fierce is all about highlighting and encouraging women into the street art scene and this year they were raising money and awareness for PlanUk…Because I am a girl campaign. GraffitiStreet arrived on […]

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