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  1. 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 ...

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    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- ...

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    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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    King of Kowloon's graffiti art waits for salvation

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... The Urban Renewal Authority has vowed to preserve what is one of the last street graffiti by the King of Kowloon before it can find it a proper home, which won't be until the end ... have already vanished from the streets." The city was once blanketed with Tsang's graffiti but they have been painted over by authorities over the years although the works have won ...

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    Banksy Slave Labour (Bunting Boy). London 2012 put up for auction

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Graffiti piece given guide price of £450,000 by US website after its removal from site in London Banksy work ripped from wall, put up for auction A mural by British graffiti artist Banksy has been put up for auction on a US website with a guide price of up to £450,000 (HK$5.4 million) after being removed from a building in north London. The artwork ...

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    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 ...

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    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 ...

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    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, ...

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    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 ...

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    Controversial 'Slave Labour' mural by Banksy up for sale again

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Controversial Banksy graffiti up for sale again A work by renowned British graffiti artist Banksy that was withdrawn from a controversial US auction is being put up for sale again in London. The mural, called Slave Labour, mysteriously vanished from its original site on a wall in north London in February before appearing on an auction list in Miami ...




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