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Steve Lazarides is bringing graffiti art to the gallery

Call it street art, guerrilla art, or neo-graffiti, it's not the sort of stuff that should ever end up in a gallery, right? But that's exactly where Steve Lazarides has put it – to spectacular effect. And, as the man behind Banksy tells Susie Mesure, his critics can go hang

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Edinburgh 2013: Banksy: The Room in the Elephant - A self-referential

Tachowa Covington lived in a water tank in the Hollywood hills for seven years; then British graffiti artist Banksy sprayed “this looks a bit like an elephant” on it, and he was thrown out: it’s valuable art now. This is the basic, if troublesome, truth - first reported in The Independent in 2011 - that Tom Wainwright’s play takes as its starting point.