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Wednesday, August 24 2011

When Art Is Illegal (Or Not)

Graffiti is, as Norman Mailer famously described it, "Your presence on their Presence... hanging your alias on their scene."


Tuesday, May 31 2011

Street Art: From the Frying Pan Straight into the… Museum

Los Angeles seems to be on a mission to make street art/graffiti old news. And fittingly so, since it may be the city that hates it the most.


Tuesday, January 26 2010

Underground artist’s film is hot ticket at Sundance

As his work generates more hype and money, the enigmatic Banksy believes a movie can correct the course of the cultural conversation -- back toward art itself, rather than its commoditization.


Monday, March 10 2008

Identity Thief: “There’s Banksy”

If people knew who he was, if they could point and whisper, “There’s Banksy” as he gingerly squeezed tomatoes at his local supermarket, would his art lose its power?


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