Articles tagged banksy

24 Aug 2011 // 9:00 PM

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."

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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.

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Banksy seems to be behind new street art that has popped up around L.A.

LOS ANGELES — Is Banksy in Los Angeles, doing some unique publicity stunts for his Oscar-nominated documentary, “Exit Through the Gift Shop”? Street-art buffs and bloggers

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26 Jan 2010 // 1:09 AM

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.

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10 Mar 2008 // 10:00 PM

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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Guerrilla graffiti artist keeps identity a secret while mocking the establishment

LONDON—We don’t know his real name, or what he looks like, or where he will strike next. But recent sales figures from London

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'Wanted' Is a Spaghetti Western That Will Leave You Wanting

// Short Ends and Leader

"The charisma of Giuliano Gemma and some stellar action sequences can't save this sub-par spaghetti western.

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