Tuesday, November 18, 2008

coffee table + books: Wall and Piece

The thing I hate the most about advertising is that it attracts all the bright, creative and ambitious young people, leaving us mainly with the slow and self-obsessed to become our artists. Modern art is a disaster area. Never in the field of human history has so much been used by so many to say so little.
~Banksy



Banksy is a well-known pseudo-anonymous British graffiti artist and his artwork can be seen around the world. It is often-satirical pieces of art on topics such as politics, culture, and ethics. His street art, which combines graffiti writing with a distinctive stencilling technique...

I've been following him for a minute and his work always impresses me. He is one of the best...







His work is not limited to graffiti...for example last month he opened up a gallery in New York called "Village Pet Store and Charcoal Grill"

4 comments:

D.Son said...

those pieces are hott...i like

kid.a said...

yea banksy is pretty dope...check out his books the next time you are in a book store...

Stew said...

that restaurant is a little disturbing, graffiti is hot though. have never seen nothing like it

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