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[UPDATED] Banksy Teams Up with BNE for World Water Day

ArtsComments ⋅ Mar 25, 2014
In celebration of World Water Day this weekend, BNE has tapped Banksy in support of the effort to end the world water crisis – a calamity that has seen water-related diseases kill more people across the globe than any form of violence, includin...

Banksy and Idris Elba present #WithSyria Video

ArtsComments ⋅ Mar 14, 2014
Coinciding with the third anniversary of the conflict in Syria, Banksy has joined forces with British actor Idris Elba on a short animated film. Looking to bring awareness to the conflict that’s seen a death toll of over 100,000, #WithSyria clo...

Banksy Teams Up with World Organizations for #WithSyria Campaign

CultureComments ⋅ Mar 11, 2014
As March 15, 2014 marks three years since the beginning of the ongoing crisis in Syria, Banksy has teamed up with the #WithSyria campaign and its coalition of organizations across the globe to bring attention to the unrest. The campaign sees Banksy a...

Chris Martin Buys Banksy’s ‘The Healing Balloon’ for $650,000 USD

CultureComments ⋅ Jan 13, 2014
The rich and famous continue to snatch up some of the rarest and most sought-after contemporary art in the world – a longstanding trend reaffirmed by Chris Martin. The Coldplay frontman recently picked up a new and original version of Banksy...

Banksy Feeds the Pigeons on Day 3 of “Back To The Roots”

ArtsComments ⋅ Dec 3, 2013
After hitting both the Passage des Postes and Rue Piémontési in the French capital, Banksy made his way to the Rue de Babylone in the 7th arrondissement of Paris for the third day of his “Back To The Roots” residency. Highlighted here in...

Banksy Launches “Back to the Roots” Residency in Paris?

ArtsComments ⋅ Dec 2, 2013
After a successful month-long exhibition in New York that commanded the attention of blogs and bystanders alike, Banksy is set to begin a similar residency in Paris – “Back to the Roots.” While official details are sparse, a new website h...

Banksy’s “Better Out Than In” Comes to an End on the Long Island Expressway

ArtsComments ⋅ Oct 31, 2013
After featuring the likes of the artist’s prototypical stencils, street-set sculptures, truck bed installations and witty wordplay, and tackling subjects like the American military, September 11 and even McDonald’s, Banksy’s “...

Banksy’s “Better Out Than In” Hits Yankee Stadium

ArtsComments ⋅ Oct 31, 2013
Banksy has taken his “Better Out Than In” project to Yankee Stadium in the Bronx for his latest piece. Titled Bronx Zoo, his latest piece depicts a stenciled leopard with a unique graffiti-spot design lounging on a yellow painted line. Th...

Banksy’s ‘The Banality of the Banality of Evil’ for “Better Out Than In”

ArtsComments ⋅ Oct 29, 2013
Whether it be slave labor, hegemonic power or even the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, Banksy has never been one to shy away from a bit of a controversy. Thus comes The Banality of the Banality of Evil from the elusive British graffiti artis...

Banksy’s “Better Out Than In” Hits Coney Island

ArtsComments ⋅ Oct 28, 2013
British street artist Banksy continues his “artist residency on the streets of New York” with his latest public display appearing in the Coney Island neighborhood of Brooklyn. The image depicts a surprised robot spray painting a barcode on a brick wa...

Banksy’s “Better Out Than In” Hits Greenpoint

ArtsComments ⋅ Oct 28, 2013
Banksy has taken his “Better Out Than In” project to New York City’s Greenpoint neighborhood for his latest piece. The piece in question is a simple yet poignant message that reads “This site contains blocked messages” o...

Banksy Hits Sunset Park for “Better Out Than In”

ArtsComments ⋅ Oct 27, 2013
Secretive British street artist Banksy hits Sunset Park, Queens for the latest instalment of his “Better Out Than In” residency. Following his most elaborate rendition in the series — which involved a grim reaper endlessly circling...

Banksy’s Grim Reaper for “Better Out Than In”

ArtsComments ⋅ Oct 26, 2013
Banksy has revealed the latest piece in his ongoing “Better Out Than In” project in New York: the Dance of Death. The piece is a recreation of the Grim Reaper seated in a bumper car — an interesting juxtaposition between the serious...

Banksy Hits Hell’s Kitchen’s Hustler Club for “Better Out Than In”

ArtsComments ⋅ Oct 24, 2013
After taking a brief hiatus courtesy of increased “police activity,” stencil master Banksy returns with a new piece, created as a part of his month-long residency on the streets of New York. This time, Banksy chose to hit Hell’s Kit...

Banksy’s “Better Out Than In” Comes to a Halt in New York

ArtsComments ⋅ Oct 23, 2013
Banksy’s ongoing “Better Out Than In” has come to a screeching halt in New York City. After kicking off with the onset of October, Banksy’s month-long “street residency” has apparently made the controversial Britis...