Banksy

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Banksy

  1. 2. WHO IS HE ? <ul><li>Pseudo-anonymous graffiti artist </li></ul><ul><li>First name: Robert/ Robin Last name: Banks / Gunningham </li></ul><ul><li>Originated: Bristol, England. </li></ul>
  2. 4. How famous is he? <ul><li>World renowned. </li></ul><ul><li>He has had exhibitions from Los Angeles to Hong Kong. </li></ul><ul><li>The above photographic is from his exhibition in 2003 Turf war where he painted on animals. This pissed off some members of the RSPCA (Royal Society for the prevention of cruelty to animals), and resulted in a premature closing of the exhibition. </li></ul>
  3. 5. Space Girl and Bird
  4. 6. Andy Warhol imitation of Kate Moss instead of Marilyn Monroe RATS In 2005 His London exhibition Banksy Presents Crude Oils featured his interpretation of classic work alongside 200 rats showcased in a glass window.
  5. 7. Politics <ul><li>2004 - Banksy printed British pound 10 notes replacing the head of the Queen with that of Princess Diana. </li></ul>His messages are often focus on controversial political and social issues. these two speak for themselves
  6. 8. <ul><li>On the third anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Banksy did a series of work on abandoned buildings throughout New Orleans. </li></ul>
  7. 9. LOOTERS (NEW ORLEANS)
  8. 10. MARCHING BAND (NEW ORLEANS)
  9. 11. FLAG WAVES (NEW ORLEANS)
  10. 13. What he says about his technique “ I use whatever it takes. Sometimes that just means drawing a moustache on a girl’s face on some billboard, sometimes that means sweating for days over an intricate drawing. Efficiency is the key” -- Banksy
  11. 21. The End

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