PEOPLE YOU NEED TO KNOW: BANKSY

 

 

Banksy is a pseudonymous England-based graffiti artist, political activist, film director, and painter. His street art is a combination of dark humor and real life. His work of political and social commentary have been featured on streets, walls, and bridges of cities throughout the world. Banksy was born in Bristol, England, and is known for his contempt for the government in labelling graffiti as vandalism. Banksy displays his art on public surfaces such as walls and even going as far as to build physical prop pieces. He does not sell photos of street graffiti directly himself, however, art auctioneers have been known to attempt to sell his street art on location and leave the problem of its removal in the hands of the winning bidder. You can check out more of his artwork on www.banksy.co.uk. So check him out.

 

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