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Banksy in Liverpool ‘Love Plane’

ArtsComments ⋅ Dec 12, 2011
Images of a brand new work by infamous street artist Banksy have emerged. Located in Liverpool, the aptly named Love Plane depicts the semblance of an airplane in front of a white heart. The image creates an interesting juxtaposition by featuring a n...

New Banksy Works in London “Shop Till You Drop”

ArtsComments ⋅ Nov 24, 2011
Although it is yet to be officially confirmed, a recent stencil that appeared in London looks to be the work of revered street artist Banksy. The latest discovery captures a woman falling to the ground while clutching her shopping cart full of goods....

Banksy: Robbo Inc Returns

ArtsComments ⋅ Nov 14, 2011
The end of 2009 saw some substantial graf beef initiated by artist Banksy as he went over a quarter-century piece from fellow British artist Robbo. In the months after the event, a few shots were fired from the Robbo camp including support from a wid...

Branded Arts Exhibition @ Smashbox Studios

ArtsComments ⋅ Nov 2, 2011
Branded Arts is an organization that curates art exhibition openings by showcasing a wide variety of emerging artists from the growing Los Angeles art scene alongside other reputable artists. On November 5, 2011, Branded Arts is organizing an exhibit...

‘Banksy: Myths & Legends’ Book

ArtsComments ⋅ Oct 11, 2011
A book on the often incomprehensible but always revered street artist, Banksy, is now available for purchase. Titled Banksy: Myths & Legends, it will include a compilation of stories about the man himself, inspired by the audacious spirit found...

Unsanctioned Banksy Show at the Keszler Gallery

ArtsComments ⋅ Aug 31, 2011
A recent unsanctioned show at the Hamptons’ Keszler Gallery featured street art pieces from Banksy that angered many art fans. The pieces for the show seemed to be hand-removed from their natural environment in Palestine when originally placed...

Banksy West Country Road Sign

ArtsComments ⋅ Aug 21, 2011
The latest work from Banksy doesn’t involves his usual wall-covering stencils, but rather takes on a more simpler form: a road sign. Taking a shot at the West Country and its “accent,” the mysterious crusader strikes again with a he...

The Antics Roadshow (Produced by Banksy)

ArtsComments ⋅ Aug 10, 2011
On August 13, 2011, Channel 4 will be airing The Antics Roadshow – an hour-long special produced by the infamous street artist Banksy. Charting the history of behaving badly in public, the episode will feature anarchists and activists to attent...

New Work from Banksy

ArtsComments ⋅ Aug 5, 2011
Plagued with allegations and subsequent evidence of phone tapping scandals, longtime United Kingdom newspaper News of the World closed its doors after a 168 year old run. Look to no other than British satirical artist Banksy to spoof the recent event...

At Home with Banksy by Julia Kim Smith

ArtsComments ⋅ Jul 13, 2011
Baltimore-based artist Julia Kim Smith has dubbed herself “a conceptual artist whose work explores issues of identity, memory, and the artistic, social, and political landscape.” Her latest series of photographs, however, is more of a...

Banksy for Tox

ArtsComments ⋅ Jun 22, 2011
“Operation Misfit” was the name of the British Transport Police’s attempt at curbing graffiti around the UK, and the dubiously-titled endeavor succeeded in taking down 5 prominent street artists including Tox. As an ode to their...

Banksy at MOCA “Art in the Streets”

ArtsComments ⋅ Apr 16, 2011
The elusive guerilla artist Banksy makes an appearance in the form of an installation at the recently opened MOCA “Art in the Streets.” Capturing Banksy’s penchant for hilariously-executed sociopolitical allegory, the exhibit ut...

Banksy in Oceanside

ArtsComments ⋅ Feb 25, 2011
Banksy continues his Southern California streak as the artist’s famous work makes an appearance overnight in Oceanside, California. Placed dead smack on the side of a taco shop wall, the piece came as a surprise to most, including the shop...

Banksy in Hollywood Part 3

StyleComments ⋅ Feb 24, 2011
If his most recent tags have been any indication, Bansky isn’t done with the city of Los Angeles just yet. His latest work comes in the form of Kite, a social commentary on the harsh illegal immigration laws in California. The piece depicts...

Banksy in Hollywood Part 2

ArtsComments ⋅ Feb 22, 2011
Following the discovery of a string of Banksy drawings around Los Angeles over the past couple of weeks, it appears as though the cunning street artist is back at it again. A new Banksy sketch has just been uncovered in Hollywood that depicts a y...