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The ironic side of irony

A numbered print by Banksy.
Depicting a long line of alternative types queuing to buy the Destroy Capitalism t-shirt.

With a price guide of EUR15,000 to EUR20,000…


Israel 3: visiting Bethlehem and the Palestinian Authority

My driver G turns up early on my last day, to take me to places that people don’t normally go. He suggests that my itinerary is a bit tame, and says really I should go further afield, to Bethlehem, which lies in the Palestinian Authority, take in some new settlements and see more of the wall. 1,460 more words

Banksy - an artist for our times?

Is Banksy the most contemporary of artists? The main medium he works in (spray paint) and the primary format he uses (street art) are synonymous with urban graffiti art. 591 more words

#Content In Context

Quote #33

“You’re mind is working at its best when you’re being paranoid.
You explore every avenue and possibility of your situation
at high speed with total clarity.” 8 more words


Discovery and Loss

The author Thomas Merton once said “Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” A meaningful work of art can not only help us to discover more about ourselves and our own experiences but also to lure us away from our own realities to become lost in another time, place or situation that’s depicted by the work of art. 149 more words


Banksy Print Gallery to open

Curated by Banksy’s ex-agent and friend since the Nineties, Steve Lazarides, has created a space on the South Bank that will become home to Banksy’s secondary market prints. 51 more words

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