Banksy Goes to the Olympics

July 23, 2012

Christopher Jobson

…at The Atlantic Wire about Banksy and the politics of street art during the 2012 Olympic Games….



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Ballerina by Banksy

May 25, 2012

Christopher Jobson

Banksy recently updated his website with a number of new works that have been making the rounds the last day or so. My favorite new artwork is this simple piece depicting a spray-painted ballerina delicately traversing the string on the back of a picture frame like a tightrope. What fun and thoughtful execution. (via the fox is black)…




Banksy Does Origami

March 21, 2012

Christopher Jobson

…A new Banksy piece popped up yesterday in the UK featuring an adeptly stenciled origami crane snagging a goldfish from a small canal. While the work has yet to appear on the artist’s website for positive verification, Street Art News seems to think it’s the real deal. Photos by the lonely villein. (via juxtapoz)…




“Guerilla” Tree Sculptor in North Yorkshire Identified (is not Banksy)

February 26, 2012

Christopher Jobson

…work of an accomplished sculptor that the Daily Mail called “an anonymous Banksy-style guerrilla artist”. Right. Well, the sculptures are indeed incredible, and I think the world could use a healthy dose of accomplished mystery art, as was the case last year in Scotland where a series of book sculptures were left by a still unidentified individual in libraries and book festivals around the country. The rogue tree carver’s identity was unveiled wh…



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