Banksy is Back With “The Walled Off Hotel” in Bethlehem

By artfido / March 4, 2017 / 0 Comments

Banksy is back with a brand new project on the streets of Bethlehem in Palestine. The mysterious artist has just opened a nine room hotel called “The Walled Off Hotel” located in an area very close to the controversial West Bank barrier which has been heavily decorated by artists. “The Walled Off Hotel” exhibits Banksy’s typically politically charged […]

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Who is BANKSY? We Try to Answer the Art World’s Biggest Mystery

By artfido / October 19, 2016 / 2 Comments

It’s been the art world’s biggest mystery for some time… who is Banksy? The identity of the mysterious British street artist has been a closely guarded secret ever since he popped up in Bristol and took over as the most recognizable political and satirical street artist around the world. Over the years several different people have attempted to “unmask” Banksy, […]

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Banksy Street Art – The Most Comprehensive Collection of Banksy’s Art

By artfido / August 14, 2015 / 6 Comments

With the interwebs all aflutter about Banksy’s new show opening in Melbourne, Australia (see HERE), we thought we’d show you the most comprehensive collection of his street art in one spot. Banksy developed an entire art subculture devoted to his works. Banksy’s art can impact any location at any given moment. His identity remains unknown, even after over 20 years […]

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An interview with BANKSY… finally!

By artfido / November 8, 2014 / 13 Comments

One of Banksy’s greatest tricks in this selfie-obsessed, celebrity-hungry world, is that of anonymity. By remaining anonymous, Banksy takes the focus away from the artist or the source and puts the focus on the statement and the work. There is a reason that Banksy is the most infamous artist working today; Banksy represents an idea that […]

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Street Artist BANKSY Arrested? Again?

By artfido / October 20, 2014 / 50 Comments

The interwebs was all aflutter today with news that elusive graffiti artist, political activist, film director, painter and long time fugitive that for years has gone by the pseudonymous name of Banksy, was arrested early this morning by London’s Metropolitan Police. According to reports, after hours of questioning and a raid of his London art studio, […]

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BANKSY vs KING ROBBO (STREET ART vs GRAFFITI)

By artfido / October 17, 2013 / 18 Comments

UPDATE: according to TEAM ROBBO and confirmed by banksy.co.uk, Robbo passed away on 31 July 2014 due to health complications. R.I.P.   With Banksy taking over the streets of New York City during October 2013 as part of his “Better Out Than In” residency (follow it all HERE), we thought we’d look at the history of street […]

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