Neighbors thwart Banksy mural theft attempt

Feb 26, 2014

Neighbors thwart Banksy mural theft attempt

Neighbors in New Orleans foiled what police say was an attempt to steal a chunk of cinder block wall bearing a painting created by the world-renowned graffiti artist Banksy. The building’s owner called police Friday evening, saying someone was attempting to cut out the ...

Singaporeans embrace 'Lithuanian Banksy'

Nov 29, 2013

Singaporeans embrace 'Lithuanian Banksy'

A Lithuanian artist who angered Malaysian officials with a street mural depicting a knife-wielding Lego robber has found unlikely admirers across the border in graffiti-averse Singapore for his works on a softer theme. Ernest Zacharevic, who has been likened to British graffiti artist Banksy, ...

Banksy goes on daily graffiti streak in New York

Oct 4, 2013

Banksy goes on daily graffiti streak in New York

World-famous artist Banksy is loose on the streets of New York, hosting a unique show that has whipped up excitement among hipsters and the chattering classes. The reclusive England-based graffiti maestro, who has never been formally identified, has promised to unveil a new piece ...