Who is the Outer Banks?

Educational program: Who is Banksy and why it works so steep (for example, 25 of his creations)

British artist Banksy (Banksy) - a legendary figure, he was able to bring street art to a whole new level and bring it to the attention of ordinary people and to prove that he is worthy to be called art. His name (more precisely, a pseudonym because Banksy's real identity is still unknown) now and then pops up in the news, so that the portal Tchk.lv decided to make a retrospective of the best works of Banksy.

His most recent work - «The Girl with the Pierced Eardrum» Bristol refers to the brilliant picture of the Dutch painter Jan Vermeer "Girl with a Pearl Earring." Girl Banksy traded on an earring box from signaling.

25 photos

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kstati- all pictures are clickable (ie tyts at her - and she oppa- and became big!)






The robot, which draws on the wall bar code - part of last year's New York series of works by Banksy.




The artist is no stranger to irony, but somewhere and self-irony - in that their work (also in New York), it clearly shows that the art world has finally recognized street art worthy of your precious attention.




In 2008, in his native Britain, he said on this topic in other images.




In 2007 Banksy on Christmas Eve to visit Bethlehem and created several works that were to attract the attention of tourists to the city.




And two years ago in Palestine, he painted them personally desired future wall separating Palestinians and Israelis.



Engaged Banksy and sculpture - the statue in 2007 "the year of issue" directly parodies Rodin "The Thinker". Even in the title: «The Drinker» against «The Thinker». Established in London.



Five years ago, the works of street artists the power of the majority of European cities, including London, treated not as favorable as today. This "hello" to fans of Banksy graffiti paint.



Do not you believe in global warming? Do not believe. London, 2009.



Banksy is clearly aware of what is happening in the world, and the exposure of Edward Snowden, he also noticed. That his work is done in April 2014 in Cheltenham in the west of England. Particularly acute drawings makes the fact that building - headquarters of the Government Communications UK intelligence agencies responsible for electronic intelligence.



Banksy does not leave without attention and sad events. In 2008, on the third anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, he visited New Orleans in the US, and left this message here.



Sometimes pictures and not enough in the course are the words. So in 2011, Banksy beat gentrification process in his native England. The inscription is made on the building next to the business district of Canary Wharf in London.



"But on the other hand you have selected all the Indians!". Banksy is not shy about the most uncomfortable. The picture painted in 2010 on the streets of San Francisco.



But it is not yet time to be serious? This is another one of last year's New York works of Banksy.



Some of the artist cause uh-uh ... confusion? This was exhibited at the show Turf War in London in 2003.



Rats also occupy Banksy. Apparently, he believes that they will rule the world. This animal codenamed «Banksus Militus Vandalus» was exhibited during the retrospective exhibition of works by the artist in Sotheby's S2 Gallery in London this summer.



A rat will rule thus a world in which ATMs easily eat little girls. London, 2007.



At the same time Banksy again and again returns to the theme of street art in the modern art world coordinate system. Art? Pampering? This work was performed in 2010 in San Francisco.



And in fact some of the work of Banksy really got into the museum. As Churchill with this "mohawk", for example.



And this is no exception. For example, one of the exhibits of the "secret" of the exhibition of works by Banksy at Bristol Museum in 2009. The exhibition was open only 36 hours and that she planned to do, they knew only a few employees of the museum, which her and prepared.



And this work, «Cardinal Sin», was exhibited at the Walker Art Gallery in London in 2012.



The same fate - to be exhibited in a "stuffy" museum halls and won one of the most famous works of Banksy.



Sometimes Banksy helps others. For example, funds from the sale of his work Mobile Lovers went to help the club Bristol Broad Plain Boys, had a bad time. August 27, 2014 unknown collector laid out for this picture 403 thousand. Pounds. This is not a record price paid for his work, and they left behind millions.



Another of the most famous works of Banksy. If you eluded her sense ... in fact it symbolizes the indifference of the Western world, who prefers to "sweep them under the bed," the world's problems that do not concern him, like AIDS in Africa or the starving children in the same place.



Well, this is - just his most famous work, chosen as the title in album with his paintings. Banksy painted her in Bethlehem in 2007.

That's it! I finished! Where are my cigarettes?

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