Eugene's Blog Posts Tagged 'Banksy' (19)

Top 10 Pieces by the Infamous Hanksy

One has to wonder what world-renowned street artist Banksy thinks of his imposter, Hanksy. Does Banksy despise Hanksy for riding on his coattails or does he admire him for being clever and creative? Perhaps, we'll never know.

Either way, Hansky has been putting up a flurry of awesome new works over the last couple years. Whether you love him or hate him, you have to admit, some of these…

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Added by Eugene on June 5, 2012 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Banksy Attacks London!



Just a couple days ago, we featured some new work by the world's most famous street artist, Banksy. Turns out, he actually went on a tear and put up a few more pieces in London. It's astounding that we still don't know Banksy's true identity considering the fact that he's using the walls of a major…

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Added by Eugene on December 12, 2011 at 2:00pm — 3 Comments

Banksy's Biplane Heart Trail



We haven't seen much of Banksy in 2011, so it's nice to see a new, quality piece coming from him. Spotted recently in Liverpool, a little, puttering biplane is seen leaving a large, heart-shaped smoke trail. Also worth noting is this dark yet…

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Added by Eugene on December 10, 2011 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Incredibly Awesome Banksy Costume (7 pics)

No, this isn't the classic Banksy stencil that we all know and love. It's actually an incredibly awesome Banksy costume by George Schnakenberg. Easily the best costume of the year...



I caught up with George to ask him a few questions:



How did you come up with such an awesome costume?

George: "I remembered, at the last minute, that I was… Continue

Added by Eugene on November 3, 2010 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

Peace vs. Love by Banksy

Banksy recently put up this piece, and it really struck a chord with me. It reminds me of how much unnecessary hate and violence there is in this world. A poignant reminder of just how polarized our world is, even when it appears that, on the surface, we have similar interests.…



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Added by Eugene on August 31, 2010 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Top 12 Banksy Pieces of 2010

12.) San Francisco



Banksy is the gold standard when it comes to urban street art. His legendary reputation has only grown since the 2010 release of his intriguing movie, "Exit Through the Gift Shop" (which is streaming now).



To promote the film, Banksy…

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Added by Eugene on August 17, 2010 at 11:30am — 12 Comments

Banksy Hits Toronto (3 pieces)



Banksy is on a tear across North America. These latest pieces were seen on the streets of Toronto. As always, his satirical pieces are most amusing.



More Banksy in America:

Banksy Hits…

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Added by Eugene on May 10, 2010 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

If at First You Don't Succeed... - Banksy (2 pics)



Not one to just rest and enjoy the success of his critically acclaimed documentary, "Exit Through the Gift Shop," Banksy's been tearing up San Francisco, beautifying the city with over ten pieces within the last 30 days.



Out of the five new pieces that were just found, this one really stands out.…

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Added by Eugene on May 5, 2010 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Banksy Hits San Francisco! (5 pics)



We were waiting for Banksy to strike again and it looks like he has! Banksy's left his latest mark in San Francisco. This first SF piece is in reference to his stencil in LA that was recently stolen.

His second piece was just spotted in Chinatown… Continue

Added by Eugene on April 23, 2010 at 12:30am — 8 Comments

Banksy Hits LA!

Looks like Bansky has arrived in my backyard! This latest piece was seen on La Brea & 4th and comes to us as he prepares for the premiere of his documentary, Exit Through The Gift Shop, in New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.



photo via ben phen

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Added by Eugene on April 11, 2010 at 1:00pm — 6 Comments

Banksy's Exit Through The Gift Shop (Exclusive 5 min Extended Sneak Peek)

Exit Through the Gift Shop, the first film by renowned graffiti artist Banksy, became the hottest ticket at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival where it made its world debut. Banksy is a graffiti artist with a global reputation whose work can be seen on walls from post—hurricane New Orleans to the separation barrier on the Palestinian West Bank. Fiercely guarding his anonymity to avoid prosecution, Banksy has so far resisted all attempts to be captured on film. Exit… Continue

Added by Eugene on April 6, 2010 at 10:49pm — 3 Comments

Forgive Us Our Tresspassing - Banksy (2 pics)



Of all the pieces that Banksy recently put up in Utah, I especially love this one spotted outside downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. The clever stencil features a graffiti boy praying for forgiveness. "Forgive Us Our Trespassing," it states. As always, the whimsical way he plays with words and images is brilliant!…



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Added by Eugene on January 22, 2010 at 1:00am — 13 Comments

Urban Street Art - New Works From Banksy (6 pics)



A few new stencils by one of our favorite urban artists, Banksy, have emerged near Regent’s Canal in Camden, London. Coming right at the tail-end of the Copenhagen climate talks, Banksy references the touchy subject matter in one of his pieces.…

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Added by Eugene on December 20, 2009 at 2:00pm — 6 Comments

Urban Street Art - Steamrolled by Banksy: London

I'm absolutely lovin' this new piece Banksy recently put up on his website! The hilarious stencil is strategically placed on a steamroller and features some dude getting severely flattened. What a great use of surrounding environment!!



Banksy's… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 26, 2009 at 1:00am — 4 Comments

Urban Street Art - IKEA Graffiti Punk by Banksy (5 pics)



Apparently, everything you get from IKEA is cheap - even the graffiti art. In Banksy's latest piece, we see a punk kid looking at directions while attempting to assemble a "large graffiti slogan" he got from the Swedish retail store.



If you look a little bit closer at the photo below, you can see the twin towers of IKEA's Croydon branch with their distinctive…

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Added by Eugene on September 21, 2009 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

Urban Street Art: Banksy in Africa



New works from Banksy have been spotted in Mali, Africa. With urban street art that centers around his surroundings, Banksy brings humor, cleverness, and keen observation to the table to come up with these brilliant scenes.…



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Added by Eugene on July 13, 2009 at 1:30pm — No Comments

THE WEEKEND EXPERIENCE - ART+CULTURE: Banksy in London!

Show runs from April 23rd-May 16th @ Andipa Gallery: London



This weekend's art+culture pick comes to us from London and features UK's leading urban artist, Banksy. From April 23rd through May 16th, Andipa Gallery presents 20 original works on canvas, pallet and steel. Measuring fourteen feet (4 meters) in length, Are You Using That Chair (above) will take center stage and is…

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Added by Eugene on April 22, 2009 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Banksy Donates New Piece For Charity

One of our favorite street artists, Banksy recently created this new piece to auction off at a charity event for The NNLS (New North London Synagogue). In the auction, celebrities literally donated their underwear to raise money for the charity. In a remix of one of his former works, “Very Little Helps” (seen below), he replaced the Tesco shopping bag, with a pair of… Continue

Added by Eugene on March 30, 2009 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

URBAN SPOTLIGHT - BANKSY

His art has appeared in cities around the world. Nobody knows his real name, or even his true background, but many know his work and admire his creations.



"Banksy" is a legend in his own right. His street art typically combines graffiti writing with a distinctive stenciling technique and his artworks are often-satirical pieces of art on topics such as politics, culture, and ethics. The message is usually anti-war, anti-capitalist and/or… Continue

Added by Eugene on June 3, 2008 at 1:00am — 2 Comments

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