It’s been a fruitful week for Banksy. His ‘Devolved Parliament’ painting was sold by Sotheby’s for $12m and he opened Gross Domestic Product pop-up store to fend off an intellectual property challenge on his “trademark” name.
Hidden shredder within frame of Banksy’s “Girl With Balloon” shreds the $1.4 million dollar artwork in prank after it sold to highest bidder
This is the largest exhibition ever of original works and limited edition screen prints by the controversial street artist Banksy.
Street art is transient, with city authorities racing to paint over work that pops up spontaneously – these four artists and cities defy this stereotype.
Street art is at last graduating to the gallery as Paris opens its first permanent exhibition of the genre.
The Daily Mail reports Banksy is Robert ‘3D’ Del Naja of legendary trip-hop band Massive Attack…or that De Naja is part of a collective working as Banksy.