Monthly Archives: April 2011

New Banksy street piece in London references arrests in LA

Banksy’s latest street piece which appeared in London over the Easter bank holiday reworks an old anarchist slogan coined by Emma Goldman “If voting changed anything, they’d make it illegal.” The piece seems to be a reference to a spate … Continue reading

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The – not so – Mild Mild West

Life imitated art in the Stokes Croft area of Bristol this week as riot police were deployed on the streets to protect a newly opened Tesco from protestors who didn’t want the store in the area. The whole scene looked … Continue reading

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The Complete (initial) Banksy installation at MOCA

Banksy’s representatives made the following statement regarding his installation at the ‘Art in the Streets’ exhibition at MOCA in LA: “Banksy’s installation is an ongoing project. He claims this is so he can make new work in reaction to developments … Continue reading

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New Banksy painting at MOCA

One of the new paintings Banksy is showing as part of the MOCA ‘Art in the Streets’ show is a reworking of a single frame from the video of theĀ Los Angeles Police DepartmentĀ (LAPD) brutally beating Rodney King back in 1991 … Continue reading

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Banksy at MOCA LA

He’s not listed on the press release and doesn’t feature in the shows list of participants, but it’s pretty obvious to anyone who has been following the coverage of the upcoming “Art in the Streets” show at the Museum of … Continue reading

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