Workers have begun work on iconic statue's thumb damaged during storm
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Sunday 28 November 2010
Wednesday 17 November 2010
Thursday 04 November 2010
A work attributed to the British graffiti artist Banksy has caused a dispute in the elegant seaside city of San Sebastian – but not, as is often the case with his work, because the authorities were irked by the defaced wall. The problem this time was that other graffiti artists were so jealous of Banksy's artwork that they tried to destroy it.
Wednesday 13 October 2010
The Moniker International Art Fair opens in London this week. Scheduled to coincide with Frieze, Moniker offers an alternative platform for less mainstream artists to showcase their work – something which Ben Eine, graffiti writer and best pal of Banksy, thinks is a clear move toward taking street art out of short trousers and into adulthood.
Tuesday 12 October 2010
Tuesday 12 October 2010
When the clouds above Springfield parted as always on Sunday night, American fans sitting down to another episode of The Simpsons got their first inkling that all was not as it should be: a black crow, carrying what appeared to be a dead rat, flapping across the screen with a mad glint in its eyes.
Saturday 09 October 2010
Thursday 07 October 2010
Friday 24 September 2010
Graffiti 6 is the vocalist Jamie Scott and producer Tommy D, a new soul duo from London whose assured debut album sparkles with invention and throbs with emotion.
Sunday 05 September 2010
Ostensibly a making-of documentary about clothing store owner Thierry Guetta's film about the rise of street art, culminating in his friendship with the graffiti artist Banksy, this has more levels than a multi-storey car park.
Thursday 19 August 2010
A Swiss man asked a Singapore judge yesterday to reduce his five-month jail term for graffiti, but instead got two months added to his sentence.
Sunday 25 July 2010
One of David Cameron's natural advantages is a wife who understands non-essential shopping. Samantha Cameron's mother, Annabel Astor, packages taste to insecure Londoners through her home furnishing company OKA. Samantha designs for Smythson, which brilliantly worked out that what Sloanes love best in stationery is bright colours and jokes.
Thursday 10 June 2010
Singapore's subway operator has apologised after two Europeans allegedly broke into a depot and spray-painted graffiti on a train, a stunt that staff mistook as an advertisement for two days.
Monday 07 June 2010
His inimitable stencil graffiti has been spotted on urban landmarks, street corners, housing estates and municipal buildings across the world, from the Palestinian territories to Los Angeles, Australia and his home town of Bristol.
Thursday 20 May 2010
Police are searching for a man and woman who smashed their way into an art gallery in London and stole prints by the street artist Banksy worth more than £16,000.
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- 5 Former East 17 frontman Brian Harvey turns up at Downing Street and 'demands to speak to Prime Minister'