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What does everyone think of Banksy?

  1. republik profile image54
    republikposted 7 years ago

    I see a new print is about to be released any day now for Xmas, but what does everyone think about his work?

    1. profile image57
      stoneyyposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I've found it amusing he's put his stuff in various museums and it, usually, takes a few days to be discovered and removed.

    2. thisisoli profile image74
      thisisoliposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      His work is interesting, but I do sometimes wonder about his actual personality.

      1. June McEwan profile image68
        June McEwanposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Yeah. Don't know his personality. Seems ok. I think he started as 'pukka' and has now been sucked in. It's very American rapper type thinking. Bling bling, and yet down with the street guys. I dont  believe it.
        Think his work is really good though, especially as it makes spray can youngsters realise a tag needs to be thought out, not simply 'scribbled'

  2. EmpressFelicity profile image74
    EmpressFelicityposted 7 years ago

    Not a fan - sorry.  He might be good technically (as far as I'm any judge), but I'm always a bit sniffy when a person markets themselves as "subversive" (or allows themselves to be marketed as such) and then makes a donation to a mainstream political party.


    http://www.8ball.co.uk/blog/gossip/bank … /20080942/

  3. Sarah Masson profile image69
    Sarah Massonposted 7 years ago

    Very interesting and original

  4. katrinasui profile image39
    katrinasuiposted 7 years ago

    Banksy uses different mediums in his work including paintings, portraits, street art, original art etc.

  5. radiokoala profile image44
    radiokoalaposted 7 years ago

    The guy's influental, and the future generations will have some heritage thanks to him. Riding in a trolleybus today, I have seen a painting on the wall in Banksy's style. It made me in some sense excited – like, the town got brighter.

    1. June McEwan profile image68
      June McEwanposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Cool

 
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