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Banksy Work Destroyed at Sotheby’s Sold as New Piece

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

Banksy Piece Self-Destructs After Sale in London

Saturday, October 6th, 2018

Banksy Donating Materials from Dismaland to Refugee Camp in Calais, France

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

Palestinian Artist Thrown Out of Banksy’s Dismaland Show After Anti-Israel Protest

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Weston-Super-Mare – Banksy: “Dismaland” at The Tropicana Through September 27th, 2015

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015

Banksy Travels to Gaza Strip for New Series of Works

Friday, March 6th, 2015

Banksy’s New York “Residency” Profiled in HBO Documentary

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Winning Bidder Defaults on Banksy Charity Auction

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Banksy Closes New York Residency With Donation to Housing Works

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Village Voice Publishes Interview with Banksy

Saturday, October 12th, 2013

Banksy Announces New Show on the Streets of New York

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

AO News Summary: Artists Vik Muniz and Banksy Vie for Best Documentary Feature at Oscars February 27, 2011

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

AO On Site Auction Results: Urban Art Auction at Bonhams in London January 11th Realizes £455,000 for 51 Lots Sold Including Banksy & Shepard Fairey

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

Graffitti artist Banksy reveals his largest presentation to date with a surprise intallation at the Bristol City Museum in the UK

Saturday, June 13th, 2009

More of Banksy in New York: Two more murals go up; animatronic show/installation "The Village Pet Store and Charcoal Grill" opens in West Village

Thursday, October 9th, 2008

Second three-story Banksy mural found in Soho, New York

Friday, October 3rd, 2008

Three story Banksy mural up at Grand and Wooster in Soho, New York

Monday, September 29th, 2008

Is this weekend’s Banksy auction flop a harbinger of ill for the near term fate of low and midpriced contemporary works?

Sunday, September 28th, 2008

Banksy shows up in force in New Orleans

Saturday, August 30th, 2008

Banksy

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

NEW BANKSY GRAFFITI PIECES IN LOS ANGELES

Tuesday, February 5th, 2008

Banksy Defaces Hirst in New Auction Piece

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

Banksy Piece sells for $400K+ on eBay

Friday, January 18th, 2008

Banksy Does New York

Tuesday, December 4th, 2007
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Protests Lead to Calls for Removing Sackler Family Name from Harvard Buildings

January 23rd, 2019

Sackler Protests, via ArtforumFollowing the continued protests against the Sackler Family, a number of politicians and activists are pressuring Harvard to remove the Sackler name from a number of its buildings, including its arts museum. The news comes a day after The Met announced it was reviewing its gift acceptance policies over similar criticism and legal threats.
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Lehmann Maupin Accuses Former Director of Stealing Trade Secrets

January 23rd, 2019

Bona Yoo, Art NewsLehmann Maupin Gallery filed suit against former director Bona Yoo, accusing the dealer of “stealing trade secrets” and altering the gallery’s files before moving on to Lévy Gorvy Gallery in New York as sales director.  “Lehmann Maupin brought this lawsuit purely out of spite towards a former employee who, in Lehmann Maupin’s own words, was ‘a valuable leader at the gallery.’ Ms. Yoo intends to vigorously defend herself against her former employer’s baseless and vengeful claims,” Yoo’s lawyer, Tibor Nagy says.
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Foundation for Contemporary Arts Names 2019 Grant Recipients

January 23rd, 2019

Tania Bruguera at Tate Modern (Installation View), via Art ObservedThe Foundation for Contemporary Arts in New York has named 18 artists who will receive unrestricted grants of $40,000, including Tania Bruguera and Mika Tajima. “It’s always an overwhelming but fantastic experience seeing how much amazing stuff is out there that you might not otherwise know about,” says board member Cecily Brown. “One big thing is that [receiving a grant] is a sign of respect from your peers, and hopefully it can really help someone to not do their day job for a while and buy the time to really put into one’s own work. Even just being able to focus on one’s work full-time is a huge difference.“
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