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  1. Graffiti blurs line between art and vandalism

    Posted Feb 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Anecdotal evidence seems to indicate graffiti is on the rise in our city. People are generally in two minds about it. Certainly, young people should be encouraged to express themselves. Graffiti, by being spontaneous and a little subversive, is all the more interesting and appealing to young people. But is it art or vandalism? Even if a piece of graffiti has artistic merit, it can ...

  2. News - World - ART

    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 ...

  3. Love Art

    Posted Apr 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Originals and prints by British graffiti artist Banksy (including Jack and Jill, left) are displayed alongside pop art by Robert Indiana, Damien Hirst, Keith Haring, Romero Britto and Mel Ramos. Today, 10am-8pm, tomorrow, 10am-4pm, Pao Galleries, 4/F HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai; from Wed: Mon-Sat, 10.30am-6.30pm, Schoeni Art Gallery, 21-31 Old Bailey St, Central. ...

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    United colours of Beijing

    Posted Oct 28th 2012, 12:00am by Sian Powell

    ... Sian Powell The capital's graffiti artists have come out of the shadows and are finding the city surprisingly welcoming, writes Laura Fitch On a sultry summer’s day, ... slabs set up around the perimeter of G-Dot Art Space, alongside Tkid, one of the first graffiti artists to decorate the streets of New York, in the 1970s, Binho, a renowned Brazilian street ...

  5. Sheep show has all the hallmarks of a Banksy hit-and-run job

    Posted Apr 25th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... by British graffiti phenomenon Banksy. From the long queues twisting up the stairwell to the fourth-floor Pao Galleries, you might have thought a trendy new nightclub was opening. And once inside, ... fans paid homage to their underground hero outside the Arts Centre. In the small hours of the night before the opening, several Banksy-style graffiti pieces appeared on a column ...

  6. News - World - ART

    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 ...

  7. Love Art

    Posted Apr 17th 2008, 12:00am by Cammy Yiu

    ... Cammy Yiu Hong Kong Arts Centre Apr 23-28, 10am to 8pm British graffiti artist Banksy is to make his Asian debut at the Hong Kong Arts Centre next Wednesday. Love Art, organised by Fabrik ... graphic work Silence = Death. Street art includes works by Banksy. 'We have doors and items [taken off the street] where he has put graffiti,' says Jurgen Abergas of Fabrik. Getting ...

  8. Banksy is making his mark in the art world

    Posted Nov 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and now probably the world's, best-known graffiti artist. His work sells for hundreds of thousands of pounds, with pieces snapped up by savvy collectors. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie ... by British band Blur sold for GBP300,000 recently while a piece of graffiti stencilled onto a stall in Tottenham Court Road went for GBP230,000. Any Banksy on your wall, hopes Phil, not only improves ...

  9. East End spit 'n' polish

    Posted Feb 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tim Bryan, London Please Drive By My Village Carefully, read the graffiti by 'existencillist' Banksy, across the disused Haggerston railway bridge in east London. ... extension line is finally being built, its old bridges razed, the sacred graffiti removed. Rather fortunately, it all happened just before the IOC members arrived. Perhaps they should visit more ...

  10. London

    Posted Feb 14th 2007, 12:00am by Mark Hughes

    ... Mark Hughes Love it or loathe it, graffiti is endemic in most cities in the world. Some consider it vandalism, others consider it street art. Invariably, it is a form of protest, whether ... a sale but the owners have detected a cultural shift regarding graffiti. The British Museum exhibits some of his work. 'He has an unnerving ability to get to the heart of the matter ...




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