Street Artist Banksy: A Man Whose Art Gave Him Name And Fame
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Street Artist Banksy: A Man Whose Art Gave Him Name And Fame

What do you know about street art? What do you know about street artists? How much do you know about Banksy, the famous street artist?

Unless you are a fan of his work, you may have not even heard his name. He is someone who is recognized because of all the remarkable works that he has done on the walls of different architects and even plain buildings. Although his graffiti did not make a difference at first, he gained immense popularity because of his witty slogans and mind-boggling street art.

So who is Banksy? First of all, Banksy is not his real name. It is just a name awarded to him because there are not many people that know who he is. He is a pseudonymous British graffiti artist, painter, film director as well as a popular political activist. There are absolutely no images of his face on any of the search engines; you may get a glimpse of how he looks, but he makes sure that his identity is hidden. Nobody knows when he creates something unusual out of the incomplete blankness of the walls because he believes in letting his art speak out to the ones that lay their eyes upon it.

This proves his disinterest in popularity; for him, it is all about his willingness to portray his satirical street art as well as subversive epigrams to the audience. He is quite popular for his dark humor that he portrays with the help of his graffiti talent. He follows a unique stenciling technique and his works are features of different streets, walls as well as bridges of various cities around the globe.

The more you try to learn about this artist, the lesser you know. Generally, he doesn’t sell any photographs or reproductions of his street graffiti, but if you want to buy some of his works, you can contact some of the auctioneers that sell his art printed of canvases of different sizes. The best part is that he is not even bothered about what people do with his art. For him; it is all about giving social messages to people and if his pieces of art are gaining recognitions and importance in the lives of people, he is happy about it.

From the famous London piece, There is Always Hope, to the stunning Cathedral Window, several of his ‘masterpieces’ have been printed on ready-to-hang gallery wrap framed canvas for his fans and followers.


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