Banksy on show in New Zealand for the first time

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By Tristan Rayner in New Events on Friday 12 August 2011

The subversive works of Banksy will be on show in New Zealand for the first time.

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Collage work by Agent X

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By Agent X in New Art on Thursday 28 July 2011

Most of my artwork deals with themes of pop culture, technology, fashion, music, politics and race. I’m kind of like a cross between Banksy and D’Angelo, as I like my privacy, but love real people and the art that connects us.

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New app tells you where Banksy’s street art is hidden

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By Zolton in New Trends on Thursday 28 July 2011

He’s a mysterious fella is Banksy. But some of the mystery has been stripped away with the launch of a new app called Banksy Locations, which acts as a field guide to tracking down the legendary artist’s finest wall work. Yup, $1.99 will bring us all closer to culturally hip.

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Princess Animal cross-stitches Banksy’s images

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By Amy Ahlstrom in New Art on Thursday 2 June 2011

Being an Urban Quilter, I love all things alternacraft, especially when they mix in street art. So I was stoked to see some of Banksy’s images re-imagined as cross-stitch patterns. Princess Animal is San Francisco’s answer to urban knitters and crafters, and sells the Banksy kits.

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Berlin Stencil Art Challenge

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By Henry in New Art on Friday 29 April 2011

Blek Le Rat did what Banksy did twenty years before Banksy did. And that’s according to Banksy himself. Now creatives around the world have the chance to be flown to Berlin to take part in a live stencil art session with him. Upload a JPEG of your own stencil art to Hugo Create to take part.

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Has Banksy struck again?

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By Zolton in New Art on Friday 29 April 2011

It’s looks as if, in the cover of the night, the mysterious Banksy has left his mark once more, this time on a wall in Fitzrovia, London.

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Hanksy street art in Soho, New York

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By Zolton in New Art on Saturday 23 April 2011

Now, I work in Soho, but I haven’t spotted this. Yet! We’ve all heard of Banksy, elusive though he may be. Behold his more mainstream sibling: Hanksy. A BIG street artist, in the fullest sense of the word.

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Graffiti cocktail shaker by William Kellogg

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By Zolton in New Products on Saturday 12 March 2011

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Nope, and nope. It’s a cocktail shaker made to look like something Banksy would lug around in his kit bag.

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New Banksy street art in New Orleans

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By Zolton in New Art on Friday 4 March 2011

Yes! Banksy has struck again, this time beautifying a wall in New Orleans with this simple message to the kids — and their fathers — of this world.

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Banksy uploads original storyboard to his Simpsons intro

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By Zolton in New Trends on Thursday 20 January 2011

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.

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Buy the secret to Banksy’s identity on eBay

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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.

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The ‘Real’ Banksy uncovered

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By Daniel Fletcher in Video on Wednesday 13 October 2010

Infamously enigmatic street artist Banksy, whose Simpsons intro we featured yesterday, has finally stepped into the light for a BBC biopic. Maybe.

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Exit Through The Gift Shop: a Banksy production

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By Ron English in New Film on Tuesday 1 June 2010

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.

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Shepard Fairey’s guest posts for Lost At E Minor

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By Zolton in New Design on Friday 21 May 2010

We featured a series of guest contributions from iconic street artist Shepard Fairey, a little while back, where he wrote about the work of some of his favorite artists, photographers, and DJs. Fairey’s controversial and iconic image of Barack Obama was featured on the cover of Time Magazine’s 2009 Person Of The Year issue, but […]

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Artist Action Figures

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By Zolton in New Trends on Wednesday 19 May 2010

Mike Leavitt creates interactive sculptures of contemporary artists using polymer clay and mixed media, with hidden features built into some of the figures. We love his model of Lost At E Minor contributor Ron English, and his characterization of the ever mysterious Banksy.

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