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Banksy - Guerilla art wrapped in mystery and controversy [35 pics

Banksy - Guerilla art wrapped in mystery and controversy [35 pics
Banksy Truck Photo credit: Banksy Banksy, an anonymous England based graffiti artist, political activist, film director and painter, is probably the most popular, yet most mysterious, urban street artist in the world. He has become an internationally known as a subversive graffiti artist – yet manages to maintain a secret identity. However, many newspapers assert that his real name is Robert or Robin Banks. He is a counter-cultural prankster, but has art in major cosmopolitan galleries around the globe. He has dozens of celebrity collectors including Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and Christina Aguilera. Hint: Use “J” and “K” keys (after the page finish loading) to navigate from picture to picture. Banksy art: Picnic At the guerilla artist Banksy’s L.A. show in 2006, Angelina Jolie spent nearly $400,000 on three pieces of his work. Banksy art: Laugh now but one day we’ll be in charge Banksy art: The bad artist imitate, the good artist steal Photo credit: Banksy Banksy street art: escaping

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Amazing Street Art (72 pics) Pics | 8 Mar, 2012 | Views: 17306 | The best examples of amazing street art. Do you like it? It is just one of the thousands of posts that we have on the Acidcow.com. Please visit our main page to see other great pictures and videos! Banksy 'The Palestinian Job' We couldn't work out if Banksy's taging of the Segregation Wall Palestine was 'Cheap publicity from other peoples misery' or 'Publicity for Palestinian misery'? So here is a review from the Intifada. Well-known UK graffiti artist Banksy hacks the Wall Nigel Parry, The Electronic Intifada, 2 September 2005 The Wall around Qalqiliya. A twenty-five foot high concrete cage cuts residents off from their agricultural land, necessary for their survival, and prevents you from traveling even 5 minutes out of the City. A single gate, open at the whims of the occupying army, controls 100,000 residents. Photo: StopTheWall.org Whitewashing the Wall In June 2003, I received an e-mail in EI’s inbox from a Nathan Edelson, who introduced himself as “a design critic whose features on architecture have been published in major U.S. newspapers,” which a Lexis-Nexis newspaper database supported.

The Banksy Paradox: 7 Sides of the World’s Most Infamous Street Artist Banksy Paradox: 7 Sides of the Most Infamous Street Artist Article by Urbanist, filed under Street Art & Graffiti in the Art category. (Check out our complete guide to Banksy Art and Graffiti.) Banksy is probably the most popular, yet most mysterious, urban street artist in the world – and he works at incredible extremes. He has become an internationally known as a subversive graffiti artist – yet manages to maintain a secret identity. He is a counter-cultural prankster, but has art in major cosmopolitan galleries around the globe.

Most popular photography on StumbleUpon! 2011 is over, In this article, I am showcasing the most beautiful photographs that were stumbled on StumbleUpon. Let us take a look at this truly jaw-dropping collection and enjoy! Source: StumbleUpon 70 Photos That Will Take Your Breath Away We here at DPShots believe that the easiest way to learn photography is to learn it by example. Every now and then we come up with some amazing photography examples that take your breath away. This post is no different.

We declare the world as our canvas106 of the most beloved Street Art Photos - Year 2010 More info. More info. More Banksy on Street Art Utopia. More info. Banksy Banksy is a pseudonymous United Kingdom-based graffiti artist, political activist, film director, and painter. His satirical street art and subversive epigrams combine dark humour with graffiti executed in a distinctive stencilling technique. Such artistic works of political and social commentary have been featured on streets, walls, and bridges of cities throughout the world.[1] Banksy's work was made up of the Bristol underground scene which involved collaborations between artists and musicians.[2] According to author and graphic designer Tristan Manco and the book Home Sweet Home, Banksy "was born in 1974 and raised in Bristol, England.[3] The son of a photocopier technician, he trained as a butcher, but became involved in graffiti during the great Bristol aerosol boom of the late 1980s

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