In his grandest-scale project ever, “Banksy versus Bristol City Museum,” Banksy has installed over 100 works inside Bristol Museum, including an estimated 70 brand new, never before seen pieces. Work ranges from classic Banksy pieces to brand new sculpture, canvas and animatronics like those seen last in the NYC Village Pet Store show. A bit about what fans can look forward to: The lower floor features Banksy’s work exclusively and a re-versioned “pet shop.” Elsewhere in the museum, Banksy’s work is mixed in with the […]
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Looks like the resourceful people over at Bristol Street Art have perhaps confirmed what has been suspected to be the location of Banksy’s surprise show – Bristol’s City Museum on Queen’s Road.Â They went as far as taking a picture through the small gap in the front doors.Â According to them, it looks like something Banksy did in 2007 in Glastonbury.Â Apparently a private viewingÂ “may”Â be held on the 12th of JuneÂ with a public viewing starting on the 13th of June (usual museum opening hours 10 […]
After weeks of rumors, it’s official! Banksy’s “Summer Show” opens this Saturday, June 13th. Word is that the show will be held in his hometown of Bristol. Keep it locked on AM for more details.
“Word on the street is…” How many times have we heard those words muttered? Well, in the past few weeks, we’ve heard a lot of chatter about some artists – mostly around 3 major players: Banksy, KAWS and Shepard Fairey. Mind you these are UNCONFIRMED reports from the RUMOR MILL. Read about all the speculation after the jump.
The “Whole in the Wall” group show at Helenbeck Gallery opened to an excited New York crowd this past Thursday. Adorning the walls of the massive, two-story space was work from: Banksy, Blade, Blek le Rat, Crash, Daze, Ikon, Jonone, Nunca, Plateus, Quik, Lee Quinones, Rammellzee, Sharp, Sozyone, Henry Chalfant, Martha Cooper, Jamel Shabazz, Silvio Magaglio and Victor Ash. The show explored the transition of street art from its graffiti roots in the early 70’s and 80’s to its modern day mixture of spray paint, […]
Hamburg-based collector Rik Reinking is displaying his collection of urban art for all to see at the Weserburg Museum in Germany. The show includes works from Herbert Baglione, Banksy, Blu, Boxi, Brad Downey, Mark Jenkins, Miss Van, Mode 2, Os GÃªmeos, Mirko Reisser (DAIM), Shepard Fairey, Space Invader, Swoon, Zevs among others. The exhibition will be supplemented by an attractive supporting program with workshops, walks through town, film evenings, discussions and work in the streets. Take a look at all the images after the jump.
We heard a rumor that the economy is not well and the art market is hurting. Apparently, the folks attending Sothebyâ€™s Contemporary Day auction donâ€™t agree. Today’s sale yielded solid results, with 337 lots pulling in over 21.5 million USD. Among the amazing lineup of artists, such as Warhol, Basquiat, Kippenberger and Cy Twombly, AM noted the inclusion of two iconic names from the “Urban Art” genre: Shepard Fairey and Banksy. More after the jump…
Last night, the Carmichael GalleryÂ in Hollywood pulled no punches with their all-star show, “Get Rich Quick!,” showcasing the strongest talents in the street and urban art genre. Some scorching hot pieces lined the gallery’s walls for the exhibition, including: a rare BanksyÂ canvas, a KAWS ad disruption, boxes and screen-printed collages fromÂ Faile, to originals by Barry McGeeÂ and Micallef and much more. Visiting the gallery was like seeing a modern day museum retrospective of the last five years in urban art. Truly amazing. AM has all the […]
What do you get when you put some of the hottest names in urban art in a “secondary market” art show? You get a blazing showcase of heat that’s almost never seen this side of the pond. The Carmichael Gallery is set to open an exhibition with an all-star roster including: Adam Neate, Antony Micallef, Banksy, Barry McGee, Bast, D*Face, Dalek, David Choe, David Choong Lee, Faile, Herbert Baglione, Ian Francis, KAWS, Nick Walker, Paul Insect, Shepard Fairey, Sixeart, Skullphone, Space Invader, Swoon, Will Barras […]
Stop and get it fresh – Banksy at Andipa Gallery! This past weekend, Andipa held an exhibition of some elite secondary market canvases by the Bristol Bomber. From what we see, the show was filled with not only grade A images, but they wereÂ also inÂ great shape/condition, which is uncommon considering many of his pieces were stenciled on “urban” materials.Â This is a rareÂ chance for you to seeÂ such a diverse collection of Banksy’s work in one place.Â So, if you’re in London, you shouldÂ definitely make it a […]