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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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LACMA Fundraising for New Building Expansion has Stalled, LA Times Reports

November 14th, 2019

The LA Times has an exposé on the stalled funding for LACMA’s new expansion, noting ballooning costs and a drop off in donation pledges following an impressive start to its fundraising campaign. “I can’t say it strongly enough: It’s not a question of whether there’s money in L.A for such a project: There is,” says director Michael Govan. “The question is, will people decide that’s what they want to do with it.”
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Foundation Pledges $15 Million to Cultural Repatriation Efforts

November 14th, 2019

George Soros’s Open Society Foundations has pledged $15 million towards cultural repatriation efforts.  “The legacy of colonial violence has deep implications for the ways that racism and imbalances of power are perpetuated today,” says Patrick Gaspard, the president of the Open Society. “This isn’t just about returning pieces of art, but about restoring the very essence of these cultures.”
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Rio Art Museum May Close Over Funding Delays

November 14th, 2019

The Rio Art Museum may close after delays in funding by the city’s prefecture for payroll. The prefecture “has been working incessantly to circumvent Brazil’s crisis,” the Rio de Janeiro municipal secretariat of culture said in a statement, “which affected economic activities, and thus the collection for the municipal coffers, and resulted in high unemployment rates”.
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