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Banksy honours Basquiat with new London murals

London - Two new murals by street artist Banksy have appeared in central London in tribute to Jean-Michel Basquiat ahead of a new exhibition celebrating the US artist's work.

Banksy work comes top of poll of UK's favourite artworks

London - A graffiti work of a girl losing a heart-shaped balloon by artist Banksy is Britain's favourite artwork, according to a poll out Wednesday.

Banksy West Bank hotel to receive first guests

Bethlehem - Secretive British street artist Banksy's hotel next to Israel's controversial separation wall was due to welcome its first customers Monday, two weeks after its surprise launch.

Street artist Banksy opens Walled Off Hotel in Bethlehem

Bethlehem - Secretive British street artist Banksy opened a hotel next to Israel's controversial separation wall in Bethlehem on Friday, his latest artwork in the Palestinian territories.

Gaza police seize Banksy's disputed weeping goddess

Gaza - Gaza police have seized a work by famed street artist Banksy from a man who bought it for $200 from a family that later said it was duped, both sides told AFP.

Owner of valuable Banksy painting duped into selling it for $175

Gaza - Rabie Darduna, a father of six who lives in the Gaza Strip, was purposely duped into selling his million dollar painting by UK graffiti artist Banksy for $175. Banksy's works of art have sold for hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Banksy posts 'Webby Awards Video' on NYC residence (Video)

New York - The iconic street artist Banksy won a Webby Award last week as "Person of the Year." As expected, he didn't turn up to collect his award, but dedicated a video to sum up his recent residence in New York City.

Banksy's latest work 'Mobile Lovers' depicts social situations

Bristol - The famous and iconic British street artist, Banksy, has been at it again, this time with a new mural depicting a couple embracing, while all the while gazing fixedly at their cellphone screens.

Banksy spent $50K for guarded art space in New York City

New York - Banksy, the famous graffiti artist, paid a property owner in Manhattan thousands of dollars to create his new piece of art near the High Line.

Video: Banksy sells original art in NYC and no one really notices

New York - Most people have heard of street artist Banksy and many have seen his work, either in person on a wall or in photographic form. On Sunday, people actually had the opportunity to buy his work in New York, but most didn't even notice.

The art of punk gets revived Special

Music and fashion are two of punk rock's most lasting legacies. A new book from Omnibus Press explores a third: artwork. From graphics to flyers to album covers, The Art of Punk is a comprehensive survey of an overlooked aspect of popular culture.

Banksy's graffiti in danger during London Olympics 2012

London - Banksy, the nonconformist street artist, has produced some spectacular new graffiti for the London Olympics. However, this latest work may be destroyed.

Artist Keith Haring rocks Brooklyn

New York - "Keith Haring: 1978-1982" runs at the Brooklyn Museum through July 6th. It is the first large-scale exhibition of the artist's early work.

Hotel chain invites its guests to be art thieves

A small hotel chain in Australia is inviting people to steal art from the walls of its hotels today. And they won’t be prosecuted.

Photo Essay: Occupy protests across the world this week

In cities from Amsterdam to Oakland, Occupy protests are still taking place in downtown streets, attracting anywhere from dozens of protesters to thousands of supporters. Check out our photo essay telling the visual story of this worldwide protest.

Has famous street artist Banksy struck again?

The landlords of the pub Princess of Wales in London's Primrose Hill are hoping Banksy is behind the graffiti they found on their beer garden wall.
 

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The latest Banksy installation at Occupy London
The latest Banksy installation at Occupy London
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Banksy s new art for the Olympic Games -  Hackney Welcomes the Olympics .
Banksy's new art for the Olympic Games - "Hackney Welcomes the Olympics".
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A graffiti work by Banksy in Boston
A graffiti work by Banksy in Boston
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An Instagram account believed to belong to famous street artist Banksy posted this Charlie Hebdo tri...
An Instagram account believed to belong to famous street artist Banksy posted this Charlie Hebdo tribute on Wednesday.
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This may  or may not  be Banksy  creating a bubble letter montage in NYC.
This may, or may not, be Banksy, creating a bubble letter montage in NYC.
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The Greek goddess Niobe  painted by Banksy  is the one painted on the door of the Darduna ruins in t...
The Greek goddess Niobe, painted by Banksy, is the one painted on the door of the Darduna ruins in the Gaza strip. It is also on the front of Banksy's website
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Banksy set up a stall selling 100% original signed canvases in NYC and most people didn t notice  bu...
Banksy set up a stall selling 100% original signed canvases in NYC and most people didn't notice, but this Chicago man bought 4.
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Banksy had a street stall  selling original Banksy art in NYC and hardly anyone noticed.
Banksy had a street stall, selling original Banksy art in NYC and hardly anyone noticed.
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In 2008 Westminster City Council said it would paint over this piece of subversive graffiti by Banks...
In 2008 Westminster City Council said it would paint over this piece of subversive graffiti by Banksy, and the reputation of the artist would not change its mind
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Stop Making Stupid People Famous
Stop Making Stupid People Famous
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Banksy s work  Mobile Lovers  a sign of the times in Bristol  UK
Banksy's work "Mobile Lovers" a sign of the times in Bristol, UK
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