8 Jan
Selim Verol's "punked" Winston Churchill sculpture

Winston Churchill, WWII hero and legend responsible for super-smart world-leader-y quotes like “I may be drunk, Miss, but in the morning I will be sober and you will still be ugly,” has made his way to the work of art collector Selim Verol. Smurf War Church-ill was created as a deliberate political commentary and as a […]


3 Sep
Geoffrey the Giraffe could be the greatest threat to our children

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder is clearly the greatest thing to clean up the filthy streets of New York City since Mayor Ed Koch was chemical-dowsing trains back in Style Wars. Concerned that stores such as Toys ‘R Us are churning out a future generation of not just vandals but drug-dealing junkies, Assemblyman Goldfeder composed a letter to the […]


14 Mar
Shining a light on the ongoing 3-year civil unrest

Not one to sit on the political fence, especially when it comes to radically unjust wars, Banksy has animated a short film titled #WithSyria to shed light and attention on the ongoing crisis in Syria. It’s been three long years since the civil war erupted, and in its time over 100,000 civilians — men, women and […]


14 Oct
So is the world famous street artist provocateur vegetarian?

Banksy has been having quite a busy time over in New York, throwing up pieces like a Gladiator-quoting mural (see it after the Jump) and even selling his art to unaware Central Park visitors (video below). Even though he was asking only $60 per piece, very few people realized the value of the old man’s […]


30 Sep
$1,000 collectable decks limited to only 150 boards each

Chinese artist/rabblerouser/rebel/autocrat ass burr Ai Wei Wei  joined the likes of Terry Richardson, Damien Hirst, Banksy, Takashi Murakami, Dface, Dave Kinsey and our personal favorite, ROA, by releasing his own collection of skateboard decks with the illustrious Sk8room crew. A trio of different boards were designed by Weiwei, who matched three of his better known quotes […]


15 Jan
Tracking down the world's most hated/beloved Vandal

Banksy is perhaps the most beloved, world renown vandal the world has never seen… and perhaps its most hated, as well. While other practitioners in their field watch their art get accosted by rival artists and whitewashed by property owners, Banksy watches as his pieces are dissembled and sold for thousands upon thousands of dollars […]


22 Jun
Nick Stern imitates the world's most famous street artist

You Are Not Bansky is the new creative output from Los Angeles-based photographer Nick Stern. You Are Not Banksy is pretty much what it sounds like — a real-life series of human beings posing as famous Banksy stencils, eight photographs in all. Although this is quite the clever project, Stern is better known for his News […]


8 Jun
30-minute history lesson on the "Father of Stencil Graffiti"

While many youngins may be caught up in the brilliance of Banksy and the statement his graffiti makes because it’s seen as new and groundbreaking, we may be reluctant to think that he too could’ve been strongly influenced by someone else. Have you ever heard of Blek Le Rat? I’ll admit it, I hadn’t. In […]