Banksy Stencil Chiselled off the Wall for Auction

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 21, 2013
Last year, we showed you a Banksy mural from the time around teh Queen's Jubilee, ridiculing child labor under the her reign. Well, the piece has been chiseled from its original location in London and is now up for Auction in Miami. Valued between $500,000 and $700,000, the extraction of the piece has angered the local community who were proud to have it on their streets.

Banksy for NEKST

Graffiti // Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The loss of graffiti artist NEKST has been felt around the world with countless (and really good) tributes and pieces in honor of the recently passed artist. Even Banksy has joined in the tributes, with a simple, understated animation on his site as you enter the main menu. Good touch.

Top 25 Banksy Pieces

Top List // Thursday, November 29, 2012
Love him, hate him, Banksy will always draw some sort of polarizing opinion. Most people will recognize that the man has wit that reaches the ends of the earth, while others think he is an overrated phenomenon that does not deserve the hype. Where do we stand? Well, simple; what other artist creates such a buzz, such a circus of excitement and debate every time they produce a new street piece or exhibition? Banksy creates EVENTS...  

Preview, Part 1: Bonhams Urban Art Auction

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, October 23, 2012
In conjunction with Bonhams Auction House holding their first United States Urban Art Auction on October 29, 2012, in Los Angeles, we have previewing works and speaking with directors from Bonhams all week. Today, we look at a few of the works from Banksy, Chaz Bojorquez, and Blek Le Rat that will be up for auction next week. Who wants a rat?

In Conversation w/ Gareth Williams of Bonhams

Juxtapoz // Monday, October 22, 2012
In conjunction with Bonhams Auction House holding their first United States Urban Art Auction on October 29, 2012, in Los Angeles, we sit down with Gareth Williams, who oversees Bonhams contemporary, urban, and modern design sales at the London-based auctioneers. From the Banksy effect to the pieces in the new Urban Art Auction, Mr Williams gives insight into the world of auction houses and contemporary art sales.

The Art of Scott Campbell

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Scott Campbell has a heart. Sometimes it's a bloody heart that is somehow smiling while being held by Mola Ram, sometimes it's a heart in the form of robot, and sometimes it's his own heart, which he loosely splashes over hundreds of watercolor paintings that all have a heart of their own.

The Banksy Olympics

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 23, 2012
With the London Olympics set to open on Friday, July 27, everyone is getting into the celebratory/satirical mood. Banksy was going to miss this opportunity to land a few punches and comical jabs at the increasingly corporate games, and he just produced two new street pieces to show his "support" of the Olympics.

You Are Not Banksy, Part 2, by Nick Stern

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Photographer Nick Stern has had a bit of fun with his You Are Not Banksy series where he recreates some of the most famed stencils from the Bristol-born artist into staged photography. We posted about the series last month, and now Stern has updated his series with new photographs and scenes. Something to enjoy on your Tuesday web browsing.

Bansky Tattoos

Tattoo // Friday, June 22, 2012
Unsurprisingly, a large number of you have gone out and gotten a Bansky-inspired tattoo from your local tattooist. We came across a collection of images from your achievements and put them together to show you that you all have the same interest in common. Bansky will live on. On You. Forever.

You Are Not Banksy by Nick Stern

Juxtapoz // Saturday, June 02, 2012
You Are Not Banksy is the recreation of famed street artist, Bansky’s work by Los Angeles-based photographer, Nick Stern. Using models, props, and the recognizable works of the Bansky, Stern has brought the artist’s powerful imagery even further into the real world.