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Banksy Sets Up Amongst Venice Street Vendors to Share a New Multi-Panel Painting

May 22, 2019

Laura Staugaitis

…wall, depicting a migrant child holding up an S.O.S. flare was created by Banksy. But the British artist verifies his own work by sharing it on Instagram and his website, where the piece has yet to appear. The video below offers an on-the-ground view of the artist’s guerrilla street stall. Update: The morning of May 24, 2019, Banksy claimed the rumored migrant child stencil in addition to his streetside setup. https://www.youtube.com/watch?…

 

 



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A Nostalgic Winter Scene Takes a Sinister Turn in a New Welsh Work by Banksy

December 19, 2018

Laura Staugaitis

…join 5 million others in keeping up with his latest hijinks. (via Juxtapoz)   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Banksy (@banksy) on Dec 19, 2018 at 6:53am PST…

 

 



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A Look Back at Colossal’s Most Eye-Opening Articles in 2018

December 17, 2018

Kate Sierzputowski

…phs his creation and allows nature to again take hold of the materials. 4. Banksy Painting Spontaneously Shreds Itself Moments After Selling for $1.4 Million at Sotheby’s Moments after Sotheby’s sold a previously unseen version of Banksy’s Girl With Balloon for over 1.3 million dollars, the canvas begin to shred itself into strips as it fell through its ornate frame. After the surprising incident, which had been orchestrated by the inf…

 

 



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Secondhand Armchairs and Loveseats Reconstructed Into Dripping Multi-Media Sculptures by Nina Saunders

December 12, 2018

Kate Sierzputowski

…or legs leaning to an unnaturally slanted angle. Several of her works were included in the recent Hang-Up Collections Exhibition at Hang-Up Gallery in London alongside works by Banksy, David Shrigley, Bonnie and Clyde, and several others. You can see more of Saunders’ sculptural works on her website….

 

 



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Banksy Painting Spontaneously Shreds Itself Moments After Selling for $1.4 Million at Sotheby’s

October 6, 2018

Sasha Bogojev

…to destroy is also a creative urge” – Picasso A post shared by Banksy (@banksy) on Oct 6, 2018 at 10:09am PDT Image via @casterlinegoodmangallery As the auctioneer was rounding up the evening and saying thank you and goodbye, an alarm went off and the canvas began to slide out of the bottom of the frame in strips. It seems that the artist built a shredder inside the thick frame that would allow the painting to self-destruct when trigge…

 

 



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Banksy Hits Paris with Sharp Political Criticism and Several Mischievous Rats [Updated]

June 28, 2018

Sasha Bogojev

…fluence as their vehicle to overtake obstacles, the rodents are once again Banksy’s metaphor for working class people making significant change when they join together and fight for similar cause. Of particular note in this Banksy “invasion” was that some of the works were miraculously revised overnight, allowing the artist to highlight one of the biggest advantages of stencil technique–its ability to be applied quickly and precisely. With t…

 

 



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Dublin’s Sweep of Public Mural Removals Prompts Wave of New Artworks

April 18, 2018

Laura Staugaitis

…set Mural by @Subset Mural by @KinMx Mural by @Ominos_Omin Mural by @Subset Mural by @Subset Mural by Dan Leo Mural by Subset with additional Banksy-esque intervention as commentary on removal summons…

 

 

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