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Banksy Loses Court Case, Placing Copyright at Risk

Thursday, September 17th, 2020

Banksy Work Withdrawn From Sale After Complaint

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

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
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LaToya Ruby Frazier Featured in NYT

March 3rd, 2021

LaToya Ruby Frazier has a piece in the NYT this week, showcasing new work and talking about her critical approach towards American culture. “I am showing these dark things about America because I love my country and countrymen,” she says. “When you love somebody, you tell them the truth. Even if it hurts.”
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MoMA Covers Architect Philip Johnson’s Name from Wall Signage Over Fascist Views

March 3rd, 2021

MoMA has covered up the name of late architect Philip Johnson on wall signs amid allegations of his fascist views. “To move forward with the exhibition thoughtfully, honoring the communities that the artists and their works represent, we feel it’s appropriate to respect the exhibition design suggestion and cover the signage with Johnson’s name outside the Architecture and Design galleries on an interim basis,” a MoMA spokesperson said. “To confront this matter, the Museum currently has underway a rigorous research initiative to explore in full the allegations against Johnson and gather all available information. This work is ongoing.”
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Italy Looks to Art to Help Combat Overtourism

March 3rd, 2021

Italy is looking to combat its crush of tourists in major cities by leasing works from the Uffizi in Florence to smaller museums and spaces around the country, CNN reports. “We already have over 3,000 works of art on display in the Uffizi — that’s enough,” Uffizi director Eike Schmidt says.
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