What Banksy's Street Art Means To The World

The implied significance of Banksy's work and how society has changed its perception of this work as "art".

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rachelrichardson

Banksy’s B-Movie

    This interview of Banksy and the people that know him and his work shows why Banksy decided to do what he wanted to do, changing from a street writer to an artist. After he had some name recognition,… Continue Reading →

“Rage, Flower Thrower” or “FLower Bomber” by Banksy

This Banksy piece is probably one of the most well known, featuring heavily in his “Wall and Peace” book (2005). The image is seen in Jerusalem, preserved by a perspex overlay, but the location is a particularly prominent to the… Continue Reading →

Banksy: “There is Always Hope… “

On the surface of this Banksy image, there is an obvious meaning stated by the text in the piece: “There is Always Hope” and as Banksy has said before, it is important for people to understand quickly because a lot… Continue Reading →

“Bomb Hugger” By Banksy

Produced on a wall in the East End of London, this Banksy image of a young girl hugging a bomb is a stunningly satirical stencil. Banksy has ridiculed violence and war in this image with how innocently he has depicted… Continue Reading →

Banksy’s “Consumer Jesus” 2004

In the early 2000’s the economic climate was declining, but for an unknown reason, the shoppers of the United Kingdom, did not stop their holiday spending. This piece of Banksy’s work reflects an outrage at the level of consumerism during… Continue Reading →

Banksy’s “Can’t beat the feelin'”

This piece of Banksy’s art has a very potent meaning that may be difficult for the average Western-World citizen to swallow. The piece captioned “Can’t beat the feelin’”, in Banksy’s book Wall and Piece, depicts Mickey Mouse and Ronald McDonald… Continue Reading →

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