Tag : Banksy

Banksy In The Bin: The Infamous Shredding Picture

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

Banksy is arguably the most iconic street artist of our time, who still remains anonymous, (although is probably Robert Del Naja, 52-year-old member of trip-hop trio Massive Attack, sorry for the spoilers). International headlines have recently been captured by his latest anti-capitalist controversy. At Southeby’s Auction House on Saturday 6th … Read More

Banksy And His Latest Canvas

9 months ago / 0 comments

During the last few weeks, an exciting buzz has been generated on social media regarding Banksy’s latest work on the unused Scott Street bridge in Hull’s city centre. The newest confirmed piece – verified by the elusive street artist via his Instagram account –  depicts a boy with his mouth … Read More

Street Art: Public Nuisance or Counter-Cultural Force?

1 year ago / 0 comments

To a large proportion of the older generation, graffiti is nothing more than vandalism. However, much of the younger generation is waking up to the innate creativity involved in this art form,  Editor-in-Chief, Reece Parker, investigates where the line should be drawn as to the merit of such work. From … Read More

Made you look, made you think – Banksy in Gaza

4 years ago / 0 comments

Throughout history the arts have documented and dominated public consciousness, both as a tool of power and of revolution. But if we think about what impacts our lives now, literature, music, and film certainly do, but for most of us the stuff on the inside of a gallery won’t register. … Read More

Art | Vandalism in Art

6 years ago / 0 comments

In light of recent events in the art world, Hannah Woodhead explores instances where artworks have been subject to vandalism. Is there ever artistic merit in defacing a work of art, or is it a simple act of selfishness? It’s hard to walk down any street in Leeds without catching … Read More