Tag: Banksy


Four cities at Black Rat Press

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. The anonymising effects of scale and excess on the actor in the postmodern city can lead to a shared sense of social isolation. In Four Cities Black Rat Projects will take a look at the four artists whose... Read More

Banksy new pieces in Los Angeles – part2

This is the follow up of the first set of new pieces from Banksy spotted in Los Angeles last week, read about it here Two more pieces can be now seen in L.A. One is located not far from the USC campus and depicts what looks like a family running with a kite, understand here the comparison with the illegal immigrant caution signs that can be seen along the Mexican border. Another quite quirky piece has been done on an abandoned oil tanker. A simple message says on it –... Read More

Banksy new pieces in Los Angeles

Everybody is talking about so it would be almost rude not to feature the three new pieces Banksy has just dropped in Los Angeles. The first piece depicts Charlie Brown holding a gas can, this piece was dropped on what looks like a house that burnt down. The second one is a child holding a gun and firing crayons. And the most recent and probably the bolder one can be spotted on Sunset Boulevard and features the vision of the artists on Mickey and Minnie Mouse. We will all have... Read More

Bonhams' Urban art auction – beyond expectation

The art auction market has been around for years, certainly a lot more than street art has been but yet, this emerging form of art seems to be on everybody’s lips and wallet indeed. Bonhams’ auction, which just happened, has definitely showed us that. The bidding was fierce, the desire to own pieces from street artists, a must. The total sale from this Urban Art Sale at Bonham’s New Bond Street reached 455,760 GBP, with almost half of the works selling above their... Read More