The Artists’ Artist series features street artists

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By Daniel Schwarz in New Trends on Tuesday 8 November 2011

The Guardian series The Artists’ Artist featured street artists last week and let them nominate their favorite living artist in their field. Featured artists include Blek Le Rat, Aiko, Sickboy, The Faile collective and Swoon.

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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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Bethlehem, Palestine

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By Ron English in Cool Travel on Tuesday 23 June 2009

You may have to work your way through the flock of sheep being hustled down the street by your local shepherd on your way to breakfast, but the people are extremely friendly and helpful. Everything is cheap. You can get a nice four-ounce glass of cognac for three dollars. Shopping is not as extensive as some other locations, like Dubai, but they have the coolest hand-carved olive wood sculptures, and you can visit the many mom and pop factories that make them.

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