The Banksy Job looks remarkably like the 2010 mockumentary Exit Through the Gift Shop, but its co-directors maintain that the whole thing is unscripted.
On this week’s art crime blotter: an art dealer was accused of flogging forgeries, Airbnb renters stole their hosts’ Banksy print, and Egyptian authorities arrested three men for selling chunks of the Giza pyramids to tourists.
“Refugees in, Nazis out / Governments here should feel the shame / Fucking liars, you’re to blame,” Pussy Riot sing in their just-released video, “Refugees In.”
On this week’s art crime blotter: refugees reject Banksy’s gesture, Hobby Lobby family investigated for Iraqi loot acquisition, and art that looks like trash gets tossed.
WESTON-SUPER-MARE, UK — Someone really should have sent a disgruntled teenager to review Dismaland, the latest Banksy extravaganza: part amusement park, part art exhibition tucked away in an abandoned former resort complex at the British seaside town of Weston-super-Mare.
Today, it was officially announced that British artist Banksy has constructed a dystopian riff on Disneyland in a derelict seaside resort in Weston-super-Mare, England.
On this week’s art crime blotter: thieves take Taco Bell painting, vandals critique Kant, and a man mistaken for Banksy sues six NYPD officers.
The elusive street artist Banksy has released a two-minute video featuring his new art works in Gaza which highlight the plight of the area’s 1.8 million Palestinian residents.
Today, the European Network Against Racism (ENAR), a self-described “voice of the anti-racist movement in Europe,” released a statement titled, “Is art becoming the ultimate refuge of racism in Sweden and Denmark?”
The deadbeat artist. The streetside genius. The greedy gallerist and vacuous collector. Spend much time in the often elite and mystifying art world, and you’re bound to discover some truth in each stereotype. But if you’d rather not, just watch Artistically Challenged, a comedic new “television series” that launched July 1 on Instagram.
Street artist Banksy has obviously gone to a whole new level when he is the subject of TMZ EXCLUSIVE!!!!! reports.
The 2014 Super Bowl, also known as Super Bowl XLVIII, will be held on Sunday, February 2 at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. What’s that got to do with art? As it turns out, there are certain distinct parallels between the high-profile athletes who patrol the chalky gridiron and the art stars who exhibit in the chalky white enclaves that patrol the art world.