Who cares about kids spraying gibberish on New York City trains in the '80s? That’s the question some would ask. Counter-culture historians and art critics, that's who.
24 Apr 2012
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.
31 May 2011
Like Aristophanes in Ancient Greece, Mark Twain in 19th century America, or Ricky Gervais at the Golden Globes, Banksy’s visual humor chastises power in its multiple manifestations by hauling it before the court of public opinion for a well-deserved flogging.
20 Mar 2011
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?
Katharine RolnickVisual Arts
10 Mar 2008
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