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Banksy

Pseudonymous England-based graffiti artist, political activist, and painter

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Banksy: Pseudonymous England-based graffiti artist, political activist, and painter
Banksy is an anonymous England-based street artist, vandal, political activist, and film director, active since the 1990s. His satirical street art and subversive epigrams combine dark humor with graffiti executed in a distinctive stenciling technique. His works of political and social commentary have been featured on streets, walls and bridges throughout the world. Banksy's work grew out of the Bristol underground scene, which involved collaborations between artists and musicians. Banksy says that he was inspired by 3D, a graffiti artist and founding member of the musical group Massive Attack.

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Louis Theroux met Banksy at a football match [Video]

Louis Theroux met Banksy at a football match

Louis Theroux claimed he met Banksy in 2001 at a Queens Park Rangers game.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 01:10Published
Stolen Banksy artwork found in Italian farmhouse [Video]

Stolen Banksy artwork found in Italian farmhouse

A mural by secretive British street artist Banksy that was stolen from the Bataclan theatre in Paris, where Islamist militants killed 90 people in 2015, has been found in a farmhouse in central Italy,..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:25Published
Banksy artwork stolen from Bataclan found in Italy [Video]

Banksy artwork stolen from Bataclan found in Italy

The image of a girl in mourning had been painted on one of the exits of the Paris concert hall to commemorate the victims of the November 2015 terror attacks.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:26Published

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Banksy's 'Scar of Bethlehem' nativity unveiled in West Bank hotel

British street artist Banksy has brought a somber Christmas spirit to a hotel he founded in the West Bank town of Bethlehem, with a nativity scene evoking the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
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Banksy artwork is now under floodwater in Venice

A Banksy artwork depicting a migrant child signaling for help is now partially underwater due to "apocalyptic" flooding in Venice
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Banksy opens pop-up "store" in feud with greeting card company

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