Tag: Banksy

 

Street art, graffiti and big big smackers

Mr Brainwash | Art-Pie

Let’s face it, 10 years ago that post would have not existed because ten years ago, street art, graffiti or urban art, let’s call it that, wasn’t around. I actually need to point out that it was around but not as popular as it is now. Now popular often leads to some sort of fame and wait fort it… money revenue, bucks, big bucks. I must admit, I wad gobbed smacked when I learnt how much some street artists are actually worth. Kids, I am about to give a... Read More

Banksys now wears shoes

Banksy | Art-Pie

Have you seen that trend in London? Some street art works  are getting propped up. With sneakers. Thank you Stephanie for sending these in! First seen hon  Read More

10 Banksy facts – did you know?

Banksy | Art-Pie

He was behind a famous hoax in 2004, where Photoshopped copies of Paris Hilton’s album were distributed in HMV shops. The same year, he created and distributed fake £10 notes. This piece was commissioned by Bono when it was a guest editor at The Independent He has had 6 exhibitions since 2002. These are Existencilism, 2002, LA. Turf War, 2003, London. Barely Legal, LA, 2006. Village Pet Store And Charcoal Grill, 2008, New York. The Cans Festival, 2008 London. Banksy vs Bristol... Read More

P183, street artist or Bankski copycat?

P183 - Seeing is believing

P183 is his name and Moscow his playground where he has recently dropped a series of street artworks which some will tell feels very “banksy-ish”. Banksy, British artist, first began his guerilla artwork campaign in Bristol in the early 1990s. It is hard not to agree when you see some of his works below but one piece particularly caught my eye – Seeing is believing, I actually think it is very clever and is one of the best use of the urban furniture I have seen... Read More

Four cities at Black Rat Press gallery

In 2007 the global population living in urban environments passed the halfway mark, and that trend is accelerating. As cities become bigger and denser, and within the rigid structures of a mass-market society, truly meaningful personal interactions become increasingly elusive. Read the full preview here. Artists featured: Swoon, Os Gemeos, Banksy, Shepard Fairey Where – Black Rat Projects When – 20th May – 23rd June 2011 (Preview – 19th May – 6-9pm) Photos of the... Read More

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