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Posted: Oct 1, 2019 - 12:40pm

Banksy shop featuring Stormzy stab vest appears in Croydon
Items being sold in the shop include welcome mats made from life vests salvaged from the shores of the Mediterranean, which have been hand-stitched by women in detainment camps in Greece.

There are also disco balls made from police riot helmets and a toddler's counting toy where children are encouraged to load wooden migrant figures inside a haulage truck.

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Posted: Jun 18, 2019 - 2:37pm


I wish banks had available pinters, that would help me with my overdraft. Thanks for sharing. Then, again, they might not spell, but hopefully they can count?

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Posted: Dec 21, 2018 - 2:59pm

Inside Banksy's The Walled Off Hotel in Bethlehem
We check in to Banksy’s bizarre Palestinian hotel, where the hospitality is as peculiar as the message is powerful

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Posted: Nov 13, 2018 - 3:43pm

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If a bank can't spell, what's it doing with your money?

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Dang it. Somehow, somewhere there should have been mention of a "pause".

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Posted: Jun 27, 2018 - 10:38am

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I'm re-reading your post, and other "news" about Banksy.
 
 
Prompted by?
 
New Banksy street art appears across Paris, taking aim at refugee crisis
The city has struggled to respond to the migrant crisis, with hundreds sleeping in makeshift tent camps.


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Posted: Jun 27, 2018 - 7:57am

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I'm re-reading your post, and other "news" about Banksy.
 

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Posted: Jan 28, 2017 - 10:26am

If a bank can't spell, what's it doing with your money?

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Posted: Aug 21, 2015 - 12:00pm

Banksy’s New Apocalyptic Theme Park Is Designed to Disappoint
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Posted: Feb 26, 2015 - 2:25pm


"A local man came up and said 'Please — what does this mean?' I explained I wanted to highlight the destruction in Gaza by posting photos on my website — but on the internet people only look at pictures of kittens."
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Posted: Feb 26, 2015 - 7:58am

Banksy unveils a new series of pieces in Gaza, Palestine

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Posted: Feb 19, 2014 - 1:05am

Banksy's Kissing Coppers – taken from a pub wall in Brighton – sells for $575,000 in US
Famous artwork sells in Miami but two other pieces from the elusive Bristol street artist fail to meet their reserves

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Posted: Oct 18, 2013 - 11:10pm

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thanks for the link, they certainly may me chuckle, there are some really fabulous ones there, the kids reaching for the grafitti can, the bandaged heart, simple but effective
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Posted: Oct 18, 2013 - 10:36pm

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I totally understand that they may not like it, but, shock, horror, what part of "graffiti artist" in his description did everyone miss.  I have to say in Bristol where I often work they treasure walls he has "defaced" but again, that's their perspective on it, which may differ from New York's.  Fo me I think Banksy adds colour to a sometimes bland world. 

Indeed. It's certainly one of the more interesting forms of "graffiti".

The NYPD PR person appears to have wised up/spun it a bit (maybe they can't quite afford being painted as even as even bigger f tools after the stop & frisk brouhaha, as well as it actually being good PR for the city):

Banksy' street art irritates NYC mayor, but police not looking for him - CNN.com



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Posted: Oct 18, 2013 - 10:09pm

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NYPD Intent On Bringing Banksy To Justice: Gothamist
Banksy may be the hero Gotham deserves, but he's not the one it needs right now, or something, according to the NYPD, which is making his arrest a top priority. The department's legendary Vandal Squad, which aggressively pursues graffiti artists, is reportedly on the hunt for Banksy. "They want to question him in connection with the vandalism,” one law-enforcement source tells the Post. "If they catch him, he will be charged with vandalism."

At a press conference yesterday, Bloomberg signaled that Banksy is, and should be, in the NYPD's crosshairs. "Graffiti does ruin people's property and it's a sign of decay and loss of control," the mayor said. "Art is art, and nobody’s a bigger supporter of the arts than I am. I just think there are some places for art and there are some places {not for} art. And you running up to somebody’s property or public property and defacing it is not my definition of art. Or it may be art, but it should not be permitted. And I think that’s exactly what the law says." (...)


 
I totally understand that they may not like it, but, shock, horror, what part of "graffiti artist" in his description did everyone miss.  I have to say in Bristol where I often work they treasure walls he has "defaced" but again, that's their perspective on it, which may differ from New York's.  Fo me I think Banksy adds colour to a sometimes bland world.


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Posted: Oct 18, 2013 - 1:44pm

NYPD Intent On Bringing Banksy To Justice: Gothamist
Banksy may be the hero Gotham deserves, but he's not the one it needs right now, or something, according to the NYPD, which is making his arrest a top priority. The department's legendary Vandal Squad, which aggressively pursues graffiti artists, is reportedly on the hunt for Banksy. "They want to question him in connection with the vandalism,” one law-enforcement source tells the Post. "If they catch him, he will be charged with vandalism."

At a press conference yesterday, Bloomberg signaled that Banksy is, and should be, in the NYPD's crosshairs. "Graffiti does ruin people's property and it's a sign of decay and loss of control," the mayor said. "Art is art, and nobody’s a bigger supporter of the arts than I am. I just think there are some places for art and there are some places {not for} art. And you running up to somebody’s property or public property and defacing it is not my definition of art. Or it may be art, but it should not be permitted. And I think that’s exactly what the law says." (...)

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