Banksy in Gaza

Banksy’s certainly not “Eyeless in Gaza”

 

 

ombing in gaza

Banksy-cat

Banksy wrote: “A local man came up and said ‘Please – what does this mean?’ I explained I wanted to highlight the destruction in Gaza by posting photos on my website – but on the internet people only look at pictures of kittens.

Who’s Banksy?

An English graffitti artist,  political activist, film director, and painter whose real identity is unknown. He’s said to come from Bristol originally

Where does he exhibit his work?

On public surfaces such as walls and self-built physical prop pieces.

He does not sell photographs or reproductions of his street graffiti,

What technique does he use?

Stencils create striking and humorous images which are sometimes combined with slogans.

What’s his message?

banksy accent

satirical social comment

It’s usually anti-war, anti-capitalist or anti-establishment.

What are his subjects?

His subjects often include

banksy rat

animals

banksy police

policemen,

 

banksy housemaid

workers

banksy child worker

children

banksy-poor

the poor

Remember:

 

banksy-lies-politics

 

http://www.banksy.co.uk/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banksy

http://www.blog.stripart.com/actu-art/street-art-banksy-traverse-latlantique-et-sempare-de-la-grosse-pomme/

http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/art/news/banksy-creates-street-art-in-gaza-criticising-worlds-largest-openair-prison-10072446.html

http://streetartlondon.co.uk/blog/2011/04/26/banksy-street-art-clipstone-street-fitzrovia/

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