Banksy is a pseudonymous England-based street artist, political activist, and film director whose real name and identity remain unconfirmed and the subject of speculation.
Active since the 1990s, his satirical street art and subversive epigrams combine dark humour with graffiti executed in a distinctive stencilling technique
His works of political and social commentary have appeared on streets, walls, and bridges throughout the world
One of Banksy’s most harrowing motifs is an image of Mickey Mouse and Ronald McDonald happily skipping along while flanking a naked, crying young girl.
Banksy first executed this work in Jerusalem in 2003, painting it on the city’s West Bank barrier wall that separates Israel from its Occupied Territories
Here, the composition becomes a commentary on police overreach—perhaps reflecting on how the authorities treat graffiti artists.
Banksy didn't got in trouble when creating this piece of art
When Banksy shredded his artwork the moment after it sold at auction, he left many questions unanswered. What are we to make of the stunt?
Love is in the Bin is a 2018 art intervention by Banksy at Sotheby's London, with an unexpected self-destruction of his 2006 painting of Girl with Balloon immediately after it was sold at auction for a record £1,042,000.
Drawing inspiration from French graffiti artist Blek le Rat, Banksy began his career stencilling rats across the streets of England with phrases like “Because I'm Worthless” and “Our Time Will Come.”
In popular culture, the Panda is a cute and harmless creature. ... Moreover, the cute and helpless Panda decides to take a stand.
The Panda then grabs what we associate with violence and anger, it provokes thought. It's no secret that Banksy is an opinionated political activist.
Banksy's first known large wall mural was The Mild Mild West painted in 1997 to cover advertising of a former solicitors' office on Stokes Croft in Bristol.
Bucket, spade, sun hat and a can of spray paint: the essential holiday kit if you are one of the world’s most famous artists – the elusive Banksy.
at Merrivale Model Village in Great Yarmouth,
A new model of a miniature stable, which appears to have been signed by the artist, was found at Merrivale Model Village in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, on Sunday morning.
Banksy-style art also appeared on Friday in Admiralty Road in the town, in Gorleston and in Oulton Broad and Lowestoft in Suffolk.
None has yet been authenticated.