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Banksy Decides Against Invalidating Entire Election

Banksy has had another idea for something to do! But this isn't art about capitalism or saying bombs are bad in a clever way on an old warehouse, it's much more boring than that. He's decided to cancel his anti-Tory free print campaign after the Electoral Commission told him that it might make the election result invalid. Read More >>

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Banksy Offers Free Art to Anti-Tory Voters

Street artist slash hotel decorator Banksy has had another idea! He's offering a free print of one of his artworks to voters around his home in the westcountry, in return for them demonstrably voting for anyone other than the local Conservative candidate. Read More >>

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Cardboard Banksy Banner Could Make Owner £15,000

A bit of cardboard rescued from a protest in 2003 when people gathered to shout things against the Iraq war of the day is about to go on sale, with an anticipated final asking price expected to be around the £15k mark. That's because it's a rarity in the art world; a portable Banksy. Read More >>

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Video Claims to Have Caught Banksy in the Act

Banksy, the mysterious artist who does all the clever ideas and hates big corporations and the government etc,, has apparently been caught on camera by a lady who papped him doing his graffiti art thing on a wall in Australia. Read More >>

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UK School Names a House After Banksy, Banksy Gives Them a Mural

Turns out Banksy inspires more people than just hipsters and art snobs. Bridge Farm Primary, a primary school in Bristol, recently named a school house after the infamously anonymous artist. And Banksy has returned the favour. Read More >>

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How Maths Geeks Almost Doxxed Banksy

Describing graffiti as a “minor terrorism-related act,” researchers from Queen Mary University of London have used a technique developed for crime-fighting to tag the identity of a Banksy, a highly prolific but secretive street artist. The system could thwart more serious crimes, but its use in outing an anonymous artist shows the potential for abuse. Read More >>

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Banksy’s Latest Artwork is a Fancy Link to a YouTube Clip

Mystery graffitist Banksy has confirmed that he created the new Les Mis-inspired artwork outside London’s French embassy. The piece appeared yesterday, and shows that little girl from the posters crying as tear gas billows up towards her face. It's the artist’s latest criticism of Europe’s handling of the refugee crisis. Read More >>

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Banksy’s ‘Steve Jobs Was an Immigrant’ Mural Gets the Special Treatment

French authorities have said they're moving to protect one of the latest Banksy artworks to pop up in the city of Calais, with glass and plastic screens being hurried into place to protect a Steve Jobs pic before Katie Hopkins or Donald Trump can get there and emulsion it over. Read More >>

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Dismaland Disassembled and Sent to France

The short-lived thrill of Dismaland is coming to an end, with creator Banksy revealing that he's issued the order to have his ironic nightmare of a theme park taken to pieces -- with any useful bits sent on to help refugees. Read More >>

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Is Banksy a Woman? Watch This Documentary and See What You Think

As bored as you might be with the breathless coverage of Banksy and his "takeover of New York," there might be one reason to try and catch Banksy Takes New York, the HBO documentary on the street artist if you can. Over at CityLab, Kriston Capps has an intriguing theory after watching the film: Banksy is a probably a woman. Read More >>

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A Vivid Reminder From Banksy That Technology Can Enslave Us All

Every morning you wake up, your hand scrambling for the smartphone on the bedside table. Is there an email, a tweet, a like on Instagram? You're a slave to the phone, desperate for its digital hit. Read More >>

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These Photorealistic Stencils Make Banksy Look Like an Amateur

If you visit the elementary school in Terracina, Italy, you're going to be a little bit tripped it out. As of a month or two ago, several small children appear to be standing sideways on the building's façade. But obviously, children cannot defy gravity. They're actually the latest creation of a street artist named Strøk. Read More >>

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Enterprising Club Owners are Charging for a Glimpse of Banksy’s New Smartphone Lovers Piece

Banksy artworks -- you wait an age for one then two come along at once. Hot on the heels of the urban artist's GCHQ phone-tapping piece comes this exploration of modern love, found on a plywood door outside the Broad Plains Boys Club in Bristol. Read More >>

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Banksy Says Something About Surveillance or Whatever in GCHQ’s Home Town

Say-what-everyone's-thinking street cartoonist Banksy has stuck one of his stencils up in Cheltenham, home of the UK's surveillance division GCHQ. The "art" shows three spies listening in to a phone box, in a particularly obvious statement on today's surveillance society hot potato. What next for the satirical street genius? Obama with an Anonymous mask atop his head screwing up a CCTV camera? [Street Art News] Read More >>

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Find (Then Paint Over) London’s Banksy Artworks With Banksy London Tour

The makers of a new iOS app have gathered together the locations of some of the known Banksy work in London, creating an interactive guide to where the artist/vandal has placed some of his pieces. Read More >>