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Banksy Pays Homage to NEKST

ArtsComments ⋅ Feb 19, 2013
It was late last year when MSK-affiliate and notable artist NEKST tragically passed away. After an outpouring of remembrances and artistic homages to the late New York by way of Houston artist, Banksy has offered up his tribute from across the pond....

Banksy: The Man Behind the Wall

ArtsComments ⋅ Jan 2, 2013
Despite his worldwide acclaim and catchy one name moniker, there is little known about artistic heavyweight Banksy aside from the works of art that he leaves behind across the globe. Former chief reporter and New York correspondent for The Sunday Tim...

Banksy’s Latest Works Take On the Olympics

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 23, 2012
With the 2012 London Olympics set to begin this Friday, Banksy gets in on the pomp and circumstance with two new works that tackle the athletic competition. Adding his signature political wit, the javelin and pole vault are given a twist – pres...

Bansky Paints the Queen as David Bowie’s “Aladdin Sane”

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 9, 2012
It’s only fitting that Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee celebration should have a small contribution from noted Bristol artist Banksy. Located on Upper Maudlin Street near the Bristol Children’s Hospital, the recent stencil depicts Que...

Banksy “Er…” Diamond Jubilee Print

ArtsComments ⋅ May 29, 2012
Banksy unleashes the latest “Er…” Diamond Jubilee Print via Pictures on Walls. After catching a glimpse of Banksy’s Union Jack Child Labor-focused piece a few weeks ago, the notorious street artist releases the latest work as...

Banksy Unveils New Outdoor Works

ArtsComments ⋅ May 23, 2012
After word spread that his famous Parachuting Rat had been destroyed in Australia, Banksy has kept busy and presents a series of new outdoor works. Bitingly clever and important as his take on child labor, his latest is a play on the visual arts, wor...

Banksy Unveils New Paintings

ArtsComments ⋅ May 23, 2012
Famed Bristol artist Banksy – known primarily for his works that treat the global terrain as his playground – has unveiled a series of new works that utilize the canvas. Dubbed titles like Ballerina, Lifestyle Out of Order and Parliament,...

Banksy’s ‘Parachuting Rat’ in Melbourne Destroyed

ArtsComments ⋅ May 21, 2012
The works of enigmatic and world-renowned street artist Banksy rarely last long enough to be appreciated, as they are either vandalized, painted over, or outright destroyed. Until recently, Banksy’s 2003 Parachuting Rat work was one of his last...

Banksy’s Union Jack Child Labor Stencil in London

ArtsComments ⋅ May 14, 2012
Located on Turnpike Lane in London, world-renowned street artist Banksy’s latest coincides with Queen Elizabeth II’s 60-year reign as part of the royal Jubilee Celebration to mark the occasion. Utilizing the Union Jack that has been drape...

Banksy: The Bristol Legacy Book

ArtsComments ⋅ Mar 20, 2012
Banksy: The Bristol Legacy is the latest book from author Paul Gough which captures the rough and tumble existence of one of the most famous contemporary artists around. The 160-page publication touches on a variety of topics — most notably, Ba...

Banksy: You Are an Acceptable Level of Threat Book

ArtsComments ⋅ Mar 8, 2012
July will mark Banksy’s foray into the publishing industry with a book titled Banksy: You Are an Acceptable Level of Threat. This 240-page hardcover edition will present the story of Banksy through a rich set of images and texts that cover the...

Banksy ‘Fallen’ Sculpture

ArtsComments ⋅ Dec 20, 2011
Following last week’s presentation of his Cardinal Sin sculpture at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool, British artist Banksy presents another sculpture, aptly titled “Fallen.” In conjunction with his recent website update, the soc...

Banksy ‘Cardinal Sin’ Sculpture @ Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

ArtsComments ⋅ Dec 15, 2011
As Banksy continues to make waves across the pond, the English-based artist recently gifted Liverpool’s Walker Art Gallery with a rather unique offering. The Cardinal Sin sculpture highlights a church official whose face is covered with blank b...

Banksy at The National Gallery, London

ArtsComments ⋅ Dec 13, 2011
It seems as if renowned artist Banksy has been making his way around London as of late. After getting wind yesterday of his controversial piece located in Poplar, London, as well as his Love Plane installment noted in Liverpool, we now see more artwo...

Banksy ‘No Stopping Rats’

ArtsComments ⋅ Dec 12, 2011
There’s no rest for the weary in the world of famed artist, Banksy. His latest stencil to appear in London features his signature wit paired with biting criticism on contemporary society. No Stopping Rats is a clever piece that utilizes the sig...