| Aug 14, 2013
| 12:22 PM
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A Banksy mural that adorned a wall of a Los Angeles gas station is headed for auction.
Julien’s Auctions announced Tuesday that "Flower Girl" would headline the company's “Street Art”...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 1:40 PM
A Banksy mural on the wall of a resort in Torquay, England, has been covered — and not whitewashed as residents had feared.
Owners of the Grosvenor, which recently had its exterior repainted, said they hid the infamous street artist's 8-foot...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 2:56 PM
A Banksy mural that has long adorned a British shop wall has been removed, likely to be auctioned off.
This marks the second time this year that graffiti from the famous (or infamous) street artist has vanished in north London.
"Slave Labour," a piece...
| Jul 11, 2013
Hot on the heels of River North's Gallery Bar opening, Chicago will soon welcome another art-inspired bar. Opening July 26 in the former Paradise Cantina space at 2015 W. Division St., Fame Bar aims to showcase local and national artists alongside a...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 12:39 PM
Later this summer, following years of legal skirmishing and politicking, the Los Angeles City Council is expected to vote on whether to lift its decade-old ban on private-property murals.
Some questions surrounding the proposed ordinance have been...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:30 AM
One of Banksy's most famous graffiti murals could sell for up to $150,000 when it goes on the auction block Thursday.
"Love Is in the Air," which shows a masked protester throwing a bouquet of flowers, will be up for bid at Bonhams in London.
| Feb 19, 2013
| 1:42 PM
North Londoners are furious over a missing Banksy mural that was torn off a building in the Wood Green neighborhood of the city and has since resurfaced online at Fine Art Auctions Miami.
The high-profile mural by the mysterious street artist, no...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 1:46 PM
A Los Angeles Times account of a London mural by Bansky somehow ending up in a catalog of Fine Art Auctions Miami (where it is valued at $500,000 to $700,000) links to a story in London’s Daily Mail that calls Banksy “the Scarlet Pimpernel&...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 6:34 AM
A mural by Banksy that went missing from a London neighborhood recently sold at a private auction for $1.1 million.
The sale of "Slave Labour,” which depicts a young boy hunched at a sewing machine stitching Union Jack bunting, was contested by...
| May 12, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Some 120 years after Toulouse-Lautrec's Moulin Rouge posters surfaced on the lamp posts and kiosks of Paris, street artists reinvigorated by the antique charms of gluepot and paper are dipping into buckets of mix-it-yourself wheat paste to plaster...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Mr. Brainwash, real name Thierry Guetta, is back this week with a new mega art show in Los Angeles. The artist was featured in the Oscar-nominated documentary "Exit Through the Gift Shop."...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 4:33 PM
David Choe could stand to earn upward of $200 million from Facebook's initial public offering, according to a recent report. That kind of money would no doubt make even Jeff Koons or Damien Hirst envious....