HISTORY OF BANKSY

Banksy Banksy is an England-based graffiti artist, political activist and film director of unverified identity. His satirical street art and subversive epigrams combine dark humour with graffiti executed in a distinctive stenciling technique. banksy.co.uk/ Born: 1974, Bristol, United Kingdom Education: Bristol Cathedral Choir School Movies: Exit Through the Gift Shop, The Antics Roadshow Periods: Graffiti, Street art Awards: Independent Spirit Award for Best Documentary Feature, More   The Story Behind Banksy (Smithsonian) On his way to becoming an international icon, the subversive and secretive street artist turned the art world…

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LONDON & ART + BBC Documentary

Art Map London TimeOut London Art London, England’s capital, set on the River Thames, is a 21st-century city with history stretching back to Roman times. At its centre stand the imposing Houses of Parliament, the iconic ‘Big Ben’ clock tower and Westminster Abbey, site of British monarch coronations. Across the Thames, the London Eye observation wheel provides panoramic views of the South Bank cultural complex, and the entire city.   Hotels: 3-star averaging $114, 5-star averaging $327. View hotels Getting there: 9 h 20 min flight, around $1,645. View flights…

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Austin to be home to $100,000 international art prize

Austin now has a major international art prize that elevates the city to a new status in the global art world. The Contemporary Austin announced Thursday that it will be host to the Suzanne Deal Booth Art Prize, a $100,000 unrestricted biennial award given to an artist of any age, any nationality and working in any medium. In addition, the Booth Prize will finance a solo exhibit for the winning artist that will be accompanied by a major publication.  The prize includes support for a solo exhibit at the Contemporary…

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Artstrada Magazine

Austin’s Local Artists have called the ATX and the Texas Hill Country Home and have also scattered to far away places such as New York, Seattle, Los Angeles, Paris, London to influence the entire planet Earth!  Artists of Texas 10 Texas Artists Who Explore the Beauty of the Lone Star State Texas Artist Index-Online Gallery-More-Buy/Sell Texas Art Current State Artists | Texas Commission on the Arts ART|MOTO|BITES|NITES|UNIQUE Lora Reynolds Gallery 360 Nueces Street, Suite 50; Open Wednesday – Saturday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Big Medium 5305 Bolm Road #12; Open Monday,…

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