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Shredded Banksy artwork, 'Love is in the Bin', could fetch millions at auction
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Shredded Banksy artwork, 'Love is in the Bin', could fetch millions at auction

“Love is in the Bin” is being offered by Sotheby’s in London, with a presale estimate of $5.5 million to $8.2 million

Game Changer: Banksy painting raises $23 million for UK health charities
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Game Changer: Banksy painting raises $23 million for UK health charities

Christie’s said the sale price was a world auction record for Banksy.

The tricky world of NFT art: Why a blockchain company burnt and completely digitised a Banksy piece
Arts & Culture

The tricky world of NFT art: Why a blockchain company burnt and completely digitised a Banksy piece

The company behind the stunt, called Injective Protocol, bought the screen print from a New York gallery. They then live-streamed its burning on the Twitter account BurntBanksy.

Banksy confirms Reading prison artwork as his; throws weight behind campaign to turn site into arts centre
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Banksy confirms Reading prison artwork as his; throws weight behind campaign to turn site into arts centre

In an Instagram video, Banksy is shown stealthily stenciling and spraying paint to create the artwork, titled Create Escape.

Amidst the global coronavirus pandemic, street artists, muralists pay tribute to frontline workers, healthcare professionals
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Amidst the global coronavirus pandemic, street artists, muralists pay tribute to frontline workers, healthcare professionals

Street artists all over the world have ventured out into quiet streets and left behind vibrant, thought-provoking, amusing commentary on the crisis. Many echo the same message as Banksy, that it’s the nurses and front-line healthcare workers that are the real heroes in this coronavirus crisis.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Banksy's mural, Girl with a Pierced Eardrum, based in his hometown Bristol now gets a face mask
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Banksy's mural, Girl with a Pierced Eardrum, based in his hometown Bristol now gets a face mask

It is not known whether Banksy, whose identity is a closely guarded secret, or somebody else attached the fabric face mask to the mural.

News of Banksy's Valentine's Day mural being vandalised ignites debate about graffiti, ownership and damage to property
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News of Banksy's Valentine's Day mural being vandalised ignites debate about graffiti, ownership and damage to property

While it is questionable whether the Banksy artwork is capable of being damaged, given that it itself is criminal damage, it is certainly the case that the wall (which will have increased in value as a result of the artwork) will have been further damaged by the act of vandalism.

Banksy crashes the Venice Biennale with unauthorised street stall; posts video on social media
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Banksy crashes the Venice Biennale with unauthorised street stall; posts video on social media

Banksy set up a multi-panel artwork on the street for the Venice Biennale to which he has never been invited, calling the artwork Venice in Oil.

British street artist Banksy shocks art world by shredding work worth 1 million pounds at auction in London
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British street artist Banksy shocks art world by shredding work worth 1 million pounds at auction in London

British street artist Banksy has stunned the art world with arguably his most audacious prank yet.

Possible Banksy murals of Donald Trump appear on Israel's West Bank separation barrier
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Possible Banksy murals of Donald Trump appear on Israel's West Bank separation barrier

Two murals showing an oversized US president Donald Trump appeared on Israel's West Bank separation barrier, just yards from where Banksy decorated a hotel earlier this year

Banksy backtracks over UK election version of Balloon Girl graffiti after authorities intervene
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Banksy backtracks over UK election version of Balloon Girl graffiti after authorities intervene

On his website, Banksy said he had been warned by a national watchdog, the Electoral Commission, that his offer would "invalidate the election result"

Banksy strikes again, gifts Bristol elementary school a mural
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Banksy strikes again, gifts Bristol elementary school a mural

An elementary school in Bristol, England found that acclaimed street artist Banksy had painted a mural on one of the facility's walls as a gift to students.

Dismaland: Graffiti artist Banksy opens dystopian theme park at British seaside
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Dismaland: Graffiti artist Banksy opens dystopian theme park at British seaside

Graffiti artist Banksy announced the opening of a dystopian theme park in a British seaside town on Thursday, featuring boats filled with migrants and an anarchist training camp.

Graffiti artist Banksy's mural stolen from London, appears in US auction
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Graffiti artist Banksy's mural stolen from London, appears in US auction

A mural, painted by London-based graffiti artist, Banksy's has vanished from the street on which it was painted and instead been listed at a US auction website.