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Stolen Banksy work recovered in Italy

Jun 10, 2020 - 10:09 PM

Italian police say the Banksy work was found in an abandoned farmhouse in the Abruzzo region

(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 25, 2018 a man takes a photograph of an artwork by street artist Banksy in Paris on a side street to the Bataclan concert hall where a terrorist attack killed 90 people on Novembre 13, 2015. - The stolen Banksy work has been found in Italy, AFP reports on June 10, 2020. (Photo by Thomas SAMSON / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY MENTION OF THE ARTIST UPON PUBLICATION - TO ILLUSTRATE THE EVENT AS SPECIFIED IN THE CAPTION

Banksy pays tribute to UK health workers with new artwork

May 07, 2020 - 1:02 PM

Now on display in a hospital is Banksy's new artwork in honor of Britain's health service, which will later be auctioned to raise money for charities

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Oct 08, 2018 - 1:15 PM

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Banksy shocks art world by shredding $1.4 million work at auction

Oct 07, 2018 - 1:00 AM

'The unexpected incident became instant art world folklore and certainly marks the first time in auction history that a work of art automatically shredded itself after coming under the hammer,' auctioneers say

SHREDDING. Banksy's art work that was just sold at an auction shredded itself. Screengrab from Banksy's Instagram page

The mystery man behind Manila’s ‘Why’ graffiti

Jul 17, 2018 - 10:46 AM

Who is the person spray-painting 'why' all across Metro Manila, and why does he do it?

Banksy's Paris street art 'blitz' a tribute to rebels of 1968

Jun 27, 2018 - 8:49 PM

Stencilled images in the style of the mysterious British graffiti star began appearing on walls across the French capital last week

PARIS. A man walks past a recent artwork by street artist Banksy in Paris on June 25, 2018. Photo by Philippe Lopez/AFP

Banksy print stolen from Toronto show

Jun 16, 2018 - 12:02 AM

The stolen 'Trolley Hunters' print depicts crouching men in loin cloths armed with stone-tipped wooden spears and axes as they hunt grocery shopping carts in a grassy field

STOLEN. File photo shows people viewing British artist Banksy's "Vote to Love" at the British Royal Academy of Arts' Summer Exhibition 2018 in central London, on June 5, 2018. Photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

The week in photos: March 17-23, 2018

Mar 24, 2018 - 12:49 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

A refugee child participates in an anti-racist demonstration in Athens on March 17, 2018, marking as well two-years of the EU-Turkey deal and the closing of the borders. The banner reads' fight fortess Europe'. Refugees and solidarity groups condemned the new shipwreck off Agathonissi island earlier today, where 16 refugees drowned. / AFP PHOTO / LOUISA GOULIAMAKI

The week in photos: May 5-12, 2017

May 13, 2017 - 8:00 AM

This week s selection of photo highlights here and around the world

STREET ART. A painted mural by British graffiti artist Banksy depicting a workman chipping away at one of the stars on a European Union themed flag is photographed in Dover, England on May 8, 2017. Photo by Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

Artist Banksy opens sinister theme park at British seaside

Aug 21, 2015 - 1:25 PM

Banksy announces the opening of a dystopian theme park called Dismaland featuring a burnt out Disney castle and an anarchist training camp

BANKSY. The artist, who keeps his face and identity a secret, announces the opening of a theme park in Britain. Above is a mural presumably painted by Banksy in the northern Gaza Strip. File photo from EPA

Graffiti artist Banksy's spy mural defaced – with graffiti

Aug 02, 2014 - 7:05 PM

Residents have been using toothbrushes and cloth to clean the piece and prevent any lasting damage

Banksy retrospective going on show in London

Jun 07, 2014 - 10:44 AM

This is the first Banksy show of its scale as the works displayed will include more than 70 pieces the elusive artist has produced throughout his career

BANKSY. Pieces of artwork by British artist Banksy are on display during a preview of the exhibition 'Banksy: The Unauthorised Retrospective' at Sotheby's auction house in London. Photo by Will Ol/EPA

Banksy's 'Balloon Girl' inspires the world to stand #WithSyria

Mar 14, 2014 - 8:10 PM

Banksy s Girl with the Red Balloon inspires the movement WithSyria hoping to put an end to the worst humanitarian crisis in decades