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Banksy Work Withdrawn From Sale After Complaint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

Banksy Piece sells for $400K+ on eBay

Friday, January 18th, 2008
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NYT Notes Generation Gap in Online Art Sales

June 9th, 2020

As art sales go online, the NYT notes an increasing generation gap, with older buyers tapering off their purchases and younger buyers continuing to collect. “The resistance from older collectors is still there,” says Anders Petterson, founder of analytics firm ArtTactic.  “When there is no physical art world, how do you substitute that experience?” he added. “Younger people are a lot quicker to adapt.”
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Unrest Over Killing of George Floyd Forces Museums to Address Institutionalized Racism

June 9th, 2020

A piece in the New York Times charts pressure on institutions to address problems of systemic racism and injustice in their organizations, collections and programs, following the social unrest caused by the killing of George Floyd at the hands of the police.  “I do not think art museums have done enough,” says Chris Anagnos, executive director of the Association of Art Museum Directors. “We have dabbled around the edges of the work, but in our place of privilege we will never live up to the statement that ‘museums are for everyone’ unless we begin to confront, examine and dismantle the various structures that brought us to this point.”
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Art Basel Cancelled

June 9th, 2020

Art Basel has completely cancelled the 2020 edition of its fair in the Swiss town, after an attempt to move the fair’s dates to September.  “While there are signs of hope as individual countries are coming out of lockdown, the global situation remains precarious, and, unfortunately, too many uncertainties remain to go ahead with the fair,” the organization said in a statement. “These include the health risks posed by large gatherings, the limitations on intercontinental travel, and the unclear Swiss regulatory environment for shows of Art Basel’s size. Given these uncertainties, we believe that the best option concerning the Basel show is to focus on next year’s edition and delivering a fair of the exceptional international quality that the artworld expects.”
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