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New Banksy Piece Spotted in Bristol, UK

ArtsComments ⋅ 2 days ago
Following from a recent hoax alleging Banksy’s arrest, a new piece has surfaced in the iconic street artist’s hometown of Bristol, UK. In usual fashion, Banksy took to his webpage to unveil the rendition. Titled The Girl with the Pierced...

Vandals Target Banksy Mural ‘Art Buff’

ArtsComments ⋅ 10 days ago
One of Banksy’s most recent works titled Art Buff in Folkestone, England has found itself with an interesting addition overnight. The graffiti piece originally appeared two weeks ago in Payers Park in time for the Folkestone art triennial, whic...

Local Council Destroys “Offensive” Banksy Mural

ArtsComments ⋅ Oct 2, 2014
Tendering District Council has decided to remove a recently unveiled Banksy mural following a complaint that the work was ”racist.” The mural located in Clacton-on-Sea depicted four grey pigeons holding anti-immigration banners including...

New Banksy Piece Spotted in Folkestone, England

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 30, 2014
Since his “Better Out Than In” residency in New York, Banksy has stayed relatively under the radar but a new piece from the infamous graffiti artist has now popped up in the quaint, little town of Folkestone, England. Depicting an old lad...

Banksy Vandal Sentenced to Pay Restitution or Face Jail Time

ArtsComments ⋅ Sep 18, 2014
This week, a California man plead guilty to charges that he defaced works painted by Banksy in Park City, Utah. David William Noll, 36, can avoid jail time by paying $13,000 USD in restitution before November — the amount property owners felt f...

HBO to Air ‘Banksy Does New York’ Documentary in November

ArtsComments ⋅ Aug 29, 2014
After taking over the streets of the Big Apple with last October’s “Better Out Than In,” Banksy’s month-long “street residency” is set to be the subject of a new documentary from HBO. Entitled Banksy Does New York,...

‘Banksy in New York’ Limited Edition Book by Ray Mock

CultureComments ⋅ Aug 13, 2014
After Banksy’s well-documented New York residency last year, Carnage writer and photographer Ray Mock has produced a book of the works produced during the Bristolian artist’s stint in the city. Titled Banksy in New York, the book offers a...

BIBO Restaurant in Hong Kong Features Installations by Street Art Legends

StyleComments ⋅ Jul 23, 2014
To write Hong Kong’s newest dining experience off as ‘part-gallery, part restaurant’ would be an egregious understatement. Called BIBO, the space combines work from an art collector’s extensive collection with one very bold in...

Two of Banksy’s Central Park “Spray Art” Canvases Sell for $214,000 USD

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 8, 2014
A New Zealand woman has hit the jackpot in the art world after selling two Banksy canvases for $214,000 USD at Bonhams, works which she purchased for just a fraction of the final selling price. The unsuspecting investor paid $60 USD a piece back in O...

$60 Banksy Central Park Stencils Estimated to Sell for $200,000

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 17, 2014
Last fall, Banksy took to New York for his “Better Out Than In” residency. One of his projects in the series saw Banksy hire a man to sell his art pieces in Central Park. Although the canvases were on sale for $60 USD a piece, only a few...

Banksy’s Webby Award Acceptance Video

ArtsComments ⋅ May 22, 2014
Thanks in large part to last fall’s “Better Out Than In” in New York City, Banksy was recently named “Person of the Year” by The Webby Awards. In lieu of an acceptance speech, the ever-elusive artist released this recap...

As People Continue to Rip Out Banksy Art to Sell, Fan Creates His Own Commentary

StyleComments ⋅ May 1, 2014
While Banksy and his furtively-executed work have made him an understandably visible target for critics and haters alike, one member of his fanbase has chosen to make a strong statement when it comes to art thieves. @GoneFellow, a frequenter of a Ban...

Banksy ‘Meat Truck’

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 28, 2014
Building upon a concept last seen in Banksy’s 11th art installation “Sirens of the Lambs,” which took place during his New York residency last year, the UK street artist has released this illustration showing a meat truck filled wit...

Seven Banksy Works Removed from Public Walls; To Be Auctioned Off

StyleComments ⋅ Apr 27, 2014
It’s easy to forget that Banksy’s art didn’t exactly come to prominence in the gallery circuit, but rather established a reputation on the streets. Despite all the accolades and popular collaborations, much of Banksy’s work st...

Banksy Unveils New Street Piece

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 14, 2014
After teaming up with BNE for a World Water Day “social experiment,” the oft-controversial Banksy has followed up the hoax with an actual piece of art. His first new work of art since last fall’s “Better Out Than In” str...