Stormzy’s political performance sampled fragments from a speech by Labour politician David Lammy on the disproportional incarceration of Black citizens in the UK while crime statistics flashed on the screens behind the rapper.
The anonymous artist set up a stall to showcase paintings of a cruise ship parked in the canal surrounding the city.
Ironically, the secretive street artist once wrote: “Copyright is for losers.”
Banksy’s controversial “Love is in the Bin” (2018) will go on long-term display at the Stuttgart Staatsgalerie this March. However, it won’t stay in one room for long.
A curious stunt in Ohio suggests the international art prankster collaborated with a local artist to hit up the Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center.
After buying it at auction, the American street artist says he will paint the Banksy mural white as a protest against the buying and selling of street art.
The buyer, an anonymous European woman, will continue with the $1.3 million purchase after Banksy’s highly publicized stunt, calling it her “own piece of art history.”
Skeptics have offered their own theories about the controversy, some denying it was even shredded at all.
A canvas that sold for over a million dollars was shredded by its frame but no one is sure if it was destroyed or simply transformed.
The street artist posted a frank conversation he had with a friend on Instagram, expressing his frustration with museums and galleries exhibiting his work in an unauthorized manner.
Could a 1993 album cover for the British ska band Mother Samosa really be the key to discovering the real identity of the global street artist?
Banksy posted a letter written to him by Turkish-Kurdish artist and political prisoner, Zehra Doğan.