After narrowly escaping having the long-held secret to his identity revealed on eBay, Banksy has uploaded the original storyboard for his (in)famous Simpsons intro onto his website. Marvel at the genius of it all.
By Tristan in New Trends on Tuesday 18 January 2011
Someone is selling the secret to Banksy’s identity on eBay. Just who is the subversive British street artist has been a topic of much debate. Now the truth is near: ‘If you win this auction, I will mail you a piece of paper revealing the true identity of Banksy’. It’s yours if you’ve got $US1 million or so to spare.
Banksy is Howard Hughes, Mr. Brainwash is Charlie Chaplin and this is not a documentary about A list street artists (although they make cameos), this is a moving narrative with a real point of view. Stop talking about it; go see it, then talk about it.
Sometimes the best artworks aren’t found inside a stuffy, old art gallery or museum. Sometimes, they may just be found on the street, or on the lid of a manhole, or on a wall. Here are the 10 best street art works from 2013, so far!
With an agenda to push the boundaries and bring a younger voice to Australian TV, SBS 2 launched this week and looks set to unleash a unique perspective on edgy culture and comedy, travel and sports. This is a very welcome addition to Australian television, offering viewers ‘free-to-air and Australian premiere content including the channel’s […]
I recently visited The Wellington Club in the heart of Knightsbridge, London, for a magazine launch in which my artwork was featured. Decorated with original works by Damien Hirst and Banksy, hosted by a DJ who must surely have hijacked my iPod playlist, and designed on themes of decadence, promiscuity and urban rebellion, treading into […]
All over Innsbruck, Austria, a mysterious man is taking photos with a lampshade on his head to, well, brighten your day. Who is he? Well, it’s not quite a Banksy mystery, but the mystery man is putting more on Facebook each week.
Graffiti and street art have always been transient forms of self-expression. Deemed by many to be mere acts of vandalism, the artists’ work generally exists only for a very short period of time (unless we’re talking Banksy, Bambi or Roa), before being washed away in the next public clean-up.
With the special Lost At E Minor party going down in Sydney tomorrow night, we’ve been looking through this year’s ‘Best Of‘ to pick out the most stunning images that we’ve all enjoyed so much to share on the walls of the venue. Each image below is linked to the original post. We hope you enjoy as much as we did, and if you think we’ve missed any, let us know.
Unurth is a website dedicated to global street art, run by Sebastian Buck from Los Angeles. The selection is curated from around the world – Roa, Vhils, Escif, and the very prolific graffiti artist Banksy. It’s been around for years, so there’s a good chance that you may have come across Unurth when you were looking for street art online. Visitors are also encouraged to submit art via e-mail, Twitter, Facebook and ffffound! It really is an awesome website where inspiration will strike.
Now this is a super neat idea. The Walls Notebook contains not blank pages, but somewhat blank, unblemished walls of New York City that beg for a Banksy or two. Now you can live your graffiti artist ambitions in these pages and doodle away without having to skulk around and stencil by moonlight.