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New Conceptual Photographs Exhibit Brock Davis’ Perfect Sense of Visual Humor

March 24, 2016

Christopher Jobson

…in Rug. Since we last mentioned him here his photography caught the eye of Banksy who included numerous new works by Davis in his Dismaland exhibition last summer. When he’s not making art or delighting his legion of Instagram followers, he’s also the creative director at Minneapolis-based space150. After taking a bit of a creative break since the end of 2015 Davis recently started publishing new images, some of which are included here…

 

 



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New Works from Banksy at the The Jungle Refugee Camp in Calais

December 11, 2015

Christopher Jobson

…rom Syria” Based on an update to his website this morning it appears Banksy visited the Jungle Refugee Camp in Calais, France, one of the largest refugee camps in western Europe. The artist left behind four new artworks, most notably a piece featuring Steve Jobs carrying an early Macintosh computer and a sack over his shoulder noting his background as a “son of a migrant from Syria,” (Jobs was adopted, but his biological father w…

 

 



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New Murals and Art Installations at ‘Life is Beautiful’ 2015

October 12, 2015

Christopher Jobson

…a Maria, D*FACE, Pixel Pancho, Filthy Luker, 1010, and Ruben Sanchez. Even Banksy’s famous All City waterfall truck made an appearance. The Life is Beautiful festival is just one part of the ambitious Downtown Project, an endeavor backed heavily by Zappo’s Tony Hsieh as a means of fostering entrepenurship, creativity, art, and innovation in the Old Vegas area. Long after the festival’s stages and speakers are packed away, the 30+…

 

 



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A Peek Inside the Galleries and a Playlist of Short Films Showing at Banksy’s Dismaland

August 22, 2015

Christopher Jobson

…or Colossal The fun thing about Dismaland is that in addition to pieces by Banksy, you get to immerse yourself in the works of 58 additional artists, and films by 22 directors and animators. It’s impossible to grasp the scope of every last sculpture, painting, and installation, but included here is a small selection of pieces the crowds are buzzing about inside the three large indoor gallery spaces at Dismaland. You can see our additional co…

 

 



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Welcome to Dismaland: A First Look at Banksy’s New Art Exhibition Housed Inside a Dystopian Theme Park

August 20, 2015

Christopher Jobson

…st and provocateur Banksy has reached a Willy Wonka-esque fervor. Well, if Banksy’s your bag, continue fervoring. If not, there’s more than a few reasons to continue reading. The spectacle has since been revealed to be a pop-up art exhibition in the form of an apocalyptic theme park titled Dismaland (“The UK’s most disappointing new visitor attraction”) that will be open to the public for five weeks. Photo by Christop…

 

 



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Unexpected Scenes Hidden Inside Tiny Jewelry Boxes by Talwst

March 13, 2015

Kate Sierzputowski

…Bottom Now We Here pt2; Mixed Media 2013; 9″ x 2″ x 2.5″ Banksy Is Your Gran; Mixed Media, 3volt filament bulb 2015; 2.25″ x 2″ x 2.5″ El Torero; Mixed Media 2013; 4″ x 4″ x 4.5″ Summer in the Winter; Mixed Media 2013; 3″ x 2″ x 2.5″ Frolic; Mixed Media 2013; 3″ x 2″ x 2.5″ The Troubadour II; Mixed Media 2014; 1″ x 1″ x 1.5″ Der Stuhl. Die P…

 

 



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‘Girl with a Pierced Eardrum’ by Banksy

October 20, 2014

Christopher Jobson

Banksy just published photos of a new piece titled Girl with a Pierced Eardrum, a take on Vermeer’s famous Girl with a Pearl Earring, replacing the girl’s earring with an outdoor security alarm. The mural appears in his hometown of Bristol, UK where he last painted the Mobile Lovers piece earlier this year….

 

 

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