The subversive street art of Banksy

Banksy is the pseudonym for a Bristol-born artist who is known for his subversive and satirical street art.  With his distinct stencilling technique in primarily black & white, Banksy’s grafitti is a social and political commentary, making surprise appearances in cities around the world.  His movie, ‘Exit through the gift shop‘ was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary in 2011.

Here are a few of Banksy’s satirical works on display.

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Satirical street art by Banksy


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Famous Banksy piece titled Mild Mild West on a brick wall in the city centre in Bristol, UK. Bristol is well known for its graffiti and street art.


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Bansky’s “Allegiance to Tesco” graffiti in London


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Banksy grafitti on a wall in the occupied territories in Bethlehem.


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Stencil graffiti piece by Banksy on a building in Bristol, UK.


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Another graffiti by Banksy in the occupied territories of Bethlehem.


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Banksy Graffiti at Trinity Quay Wharf in London.


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Banksy’s “One Nation Under CCTV” Graffiti located off of Oxford Street, London.




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