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  1. News - Hong Kong - ART

    Street art Pac-Man mysteriously bleeps back to life in Tin Hau

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 05:20pm by Vivienne Chow

    ... responsible for road safety, while the Home Affairs Bureau said there were "different views" on graffiti. "Each public place varies," the bureau said. It is understood ...

  2. News - World - ART

    Theft of Banksy graffiti art thwarted by vigilant New Orleans neighbours

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 09:22pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in New Orleans Banksy theft thwarted by vigilant neighbours Neighbours in New Orleans foiled what police say was an attempt to steal a chunk of breeze block wall bearing a painting created by the world-renowned graffiti artist Banksy. The building's owner called police saying someone was attempting to cut out the painting, which Banksy had created after ...

  3. News - World - ART

    Banksy ‘Kissing Coppers’ mural auctioned for US$575,000

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 08:53pm by Reuters

    ... on the side of a building by the elusive British street artist Banksy has sold for US$575,000, and dozens of other graffiti-style works at a Miami auction were closely watched due to the soaring value ... expected to fetch between US$500,000 and US$700,000. Banksy, whose graffiti and stenciled paintings appear as social commentary in public spaces and private property around the world, emerged ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ART

    Guerilla knitter Esther Poon has Causeway Bay in stitches

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 04:14am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... as knit graffiti and guerilla knitting- when Texan Magda Sayeg, who started the street art phenomenon, came to Hong Kong in 2012. At the time, Sayeg invited Poon to take part in her "I Knit MK" exhibition in Mong Kok. Yarn bombing took off in 2005, when Sayeg knitted a piece for the door handle of her Houston boutique. Poon has been busy on the knit graffiti front ever since, ...

  5. Magazines - Money - ART

    Long live the king

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 10:58pm by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang A record auction price for a 'King of Kowloon' graffiti piece points to a golden age for contemporary Chinese art, writes Denise Tsang Long live the king Collector ... "King of Kowloon". The toothless, shirtless graffiti specialist hobbled around the city on crutches, clutching a dingy plastic bag of brushes and ink, writing on walls, lamp posts, ...

  6. News - World - ART

    Graffiti artist Banksy's month in New York a giant social experiment

    Posted Nov 03rd 2013, 07:43am by NYT

    ... The New York Times British graffiti artist's month-long 'residency' in Big Apple was part art fair, part social experiment in which New Yorkers were in the rat's maze ... York. This British graffiti artist, purported millionaire, activist, filmmaker and prankster spent the last month roaming the city, perpetuating what is- depending upon your point of view- ...

  7. News - World - ART

    Street artist Banksy's daily show thwarted by New York police

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 09:08pm by AFP

    ... while the New York Police Department had no immediate comment. Art work by the graffiti maestro, who has never been formally identified, can sell for hundreds of thousands of dollars. His month-long residency in New York has attracted a cult following, but has enraged the owners of defaced property and been criticised by Mayor Michael Bloomberg. "Graffiti does ruin people's ...

  8. News - World - ART

    Banksy sells works at New York pop-up stall for bargain prices

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 04:36pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York Tourists bag a Banksy – for US$60 Art collectors and tourists in New York got a bargain during the weekend when British graffiti artist Banksy, whose work is expected to fetch upwards of US$150,000 at an auction later this year, sold paintings at a pop-up stall in Central Park for US$60. “Yesterday I set up a stall in the park selling 100 per cent authentic ...

  9. News - World - ART

    Banksy posts video of Islamists shooting Dumbo out of the sky

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 03:14pm

    ... Staff reporter Disney flying elephant brought crashing to ground British graffiti artist Banksy has unveiled a video in which he depicts the Disney flying elephant character Dumbo being shot down in a rocket attack. Video: Banksy's 'rebel attack' on a drone Dumbo The secretive artist posted the video on his blog as part of his “artist’s residency on the streets ...

  10. News - World - ART

    Graffiti artist Banksy promises to draw new piece every day in New York

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York He promises to unveil a new piece a day as fans rush to view works before they're painted over Graffiti maestro Banksy leaves mark on New York World-famous, reclusive artist Banksy is loose on the streets of New York, hosting a unique show that has whipped up excitement among hipsters and the chattering classes. The British-based graffiti ...




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