Born: 1974? United Kingdom?
Movement: Street Art
Banksy, Britain’s now-legendary “guerilla” street artist, has painted the walls, streets, and bridges of towns and cities throughout the world. Not only did he smuggle his pieces into four of New York City’s major art museums, he’s also “hung” his work at London’s Tate Gallery and adorned Israel’s West Bank barrier with satirical images. Banksy’s identity remains unknown, but his work is unmistakable with prints selling for as much as $45,000. [More]
Although its secret remains, it seems that the artist is rather the artists, group of people who have stencilling different locations both at home and abroad.
By different coincidences, it is believed that Bansky thinking head may be the singer of Massive Attack music band, Robert Del Naja.