Tag: Banksy


Black Friday & street art

'Shop til your drop' by Banksy | Art-Pie

It is almost upon us… yes Black Friday is a thing and this means money being spent, overspent, wasted – pick yours. You may recall the piece called ‘Shop til your drop’ by the artist Banksy which appeared on Bruton lane, Mayfair, London a few years back. This piece depicts a woman being pulled down or falling and reaching for a shopping cart. We included other street art from the web & related to Black Friday – Black Friday & street art. ‘Shop... Read More

Banksy’s Police SWAT Van Is About To be Sold At Auction

Banksy Swat Van | Art-Pie

Detail of one of the two painted sides Banksy fans will remember this SWAT (police units used in specialised operations such as dealing with gunmen) van which the artist painted back in 2006 as form of provocation towards the police force. Well, it is time to empty your pockets if you want it parked on your drive way, indeed the street artist’s van is included in the auction house’s Post-War and Contemporary Art auction on June 29. The formal estimate is at between £200,000... Read More

Banksy’s new work on a wall of a Bristolian school

The finished work by Banksy of the wall of the school – Copyright Local World A large number of people always get quite to very excited when a new Banksy work is discovered and we must admit, we were one of these this time round when we read this morning about this new work somewhere near Bristol… Keep reading on. A contest amongst pupils at the origin of all this Click to enlarge Bridge Farm Primary School in Bristol, where Banksy dropped his latest piece, organised... Read More

Hibernate winter show at Hang Up gallery

Hibernate is an amazing selection of works from some of Hang-Up‘s favourite urban and contemporary artists. With brand new limited edition prints and original artworks from the likes of Mark Powell, Pure Evil, Delphine Lebourgeois and Joe Webb as well as sought after collectors pieces from Takashi Murakami, Banksy and Invader. We included below some of the pieces from the show WHAT – Hibernate WHERE – 81 Stoke Newington Road, Stoke Newington, London N16... Read More

New Banksy in Calais depicts Steve Jobs

You’ve probably heard of Banksy‘s Dismaland, a dystopian amusement park which closed its doors in October of this year.  However you may not have known the installations used for this art project have since been transferred to the port-side town of Calais France by volition Banksy himself.  Labeled “Dismal Aid”, the timber and building materials have been repurposed into housing, children’s play areas, and community centers for the 7000+ Syrian... Read More