Banksy

Banksy

Banksy is known as an anonymous England-based graffiti artist, political activist and film director. His graffiti executed street art portrays a hint of dark humor, which has been featured on streets, walls and bridges of cities throughout the world. Banksy’s identity is currently unknown and it remains a mystery as it is carefully maintained. Recently, his works includes a temporary art project called ‘Dismaland’. As well as putting his artwork for Paddle8's auction alongside with artists such as Mr. Brainwash and KAWS.

Founded 1974
Industries Street Art, Artist
Headquarter Bristol, United Kingdom
Rare KAWS, Banksy, & More Artworks Hit Auction for Upwards of $41,000 USD
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Rare KAWS, Banksy, & More Artworks Hit Auction for Upwards of $41,000 USD

Bid on your favorite artists now.
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Vhils, Felipe Pantone, Futura & More Renowned Artists Present New Works in Singapore
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Vhils, Felipe Pantone, Futura & More Renowned Artists Present New Works in Singapore

A group exhibit titled “Art from the Streets.”
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Banksy Mural Defaced in U.K., Later Saved by a Window Cleaner
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Banksy Mural Defaced in U.K., Later Saved by a Window Cleaner

The new stencil only went up a few days ago.
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Banksy Paints a Satirical New Stencil in U.K.'s Hull City
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Banksy Paints a Satirical New Stencil in U.K.'s Hull City

“DRAW THE RAISED BRIDGE!”
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Why Anonymous Artists Never Reveal Their Identity
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Why Anonymous Artists Never Reveal Their Identity

Key insights from anonymous artists and leading street art figures.
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Banksy-Cosigned Pictures On Walls Print House to Close After Nearly 20 Years
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Banksy-Cosigned Pictures On Walls Print House to Close After Nearly 20 Years

The London-based purveyor of all things street art.
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Best New Art: Pictures On Walls, Daidō Moriyama, Parra & More
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Best New Art: Pictures On Walls, Daidō Moriyama, Parra & More

Fashion collabs, group shows and new works.
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Banksy's Cover Illustration for 'FT Weekend' Comes With a Rare Interview
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Banksy's Cover Illustration for 'FT Weekend' Comes With a Rare Interview

The elusive artist describes his new play, ‘The Alternativity.’
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Banksy's Polarizing 'Alternativity' Play Will Be Screened on BBC Two
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Banksy's Polarizing 'Alternativity' Play Will Be Screened on BBC Two

“A challenging and provocative” version of the original nativity story said BBC Two controller Patrick Holland.
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Banksy Launches Controversial "Alternativity" Event at Walled Off Hotel
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Banksy Launches Controversial "Alternativity" Event at Walled Off Hotel

Unveiling two new artworks.
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2002

‘The is Always Hope’ - London

2010

‘Exit Through the Gift Shop’ - Documentary debuted at Sundance Film Festival

2014

‘GCHQ Government Spies Telephone Box’ - Cheltenham

2015

‘Dismaland’ - Organised temporary art project