Category Archives: Banksy

Banksy Balls at the Arnolfini

Trudging home on a windswept Thursday night past the Arnolfini, the sight of a table full of free red wine in the book shop was enough to pull The Blogger in to grab a ten quid copy of Home Sweet … Continue reading

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No. I am Spartacus!

The launch of Home Sweet Home – Bristol’s very own Banksy book – tonight at the Apple is shaping up to be good sport. Not only will it feature local grafitti types, photographers, banksy fans, art scene movers, publishing shakers … Continue reading

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Bristol City Council's Artwatch

Photos by _saturnine On the very day The Guardian’s Jonathan Jones nimbly said of the only graffiti artist with a Bristol City Council seal of approval, Banksy: This man has achieved something original, something uniquely of our time: he has … Continue reading

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The Blogger breaks America!

It looks like The Blogger is set to succeed where Oasis and Robbie Williams failed and break America . . . The Blogger’s post yesterday on Tangent Books’ Banksy’s Bristol has virtually taken the US by storm or at least … Continue reading

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Tis the season . . . to cash in on Banksy!

The Blogger can EXCLUSIVELY reveal what Linda Hopkins will be putting in Gary’s stocking this Christmas. Surely it must be a copy of Tangent Books’ Banksy’s Bristol: Home Sweet Home? It’s written by Steve Wright who is – or so … Continue reading

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Banksy Balls: it's a new one!

Photo from Jam Factory Prepare yourselves for some skin-crawlingly embarrassing outbursts of chattering class pant-wetting over the next few days because a new Banksy has been ‘discovered’ on Park Row. Within hours the young ‘n’ edgy end of the local … Continue reading

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Banksy vs Snooty

Bad day at the office for Bristol radical and controversialist, Banksy I’m afraid. The latest sighting of the great man’s work is on the top floor of the Millbank tower. The Tory press assure us that the trendy office suite … Continue reading

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A BBC Points West guide to art

The great works reworked and explained for the West’s audience Picasso’s Guernica (Final Cut): that epic comedy masterpiece with just a bit chopped off! Van Gogh’s Chair Legs: the old master’s simple but hilarious chair legs Matisse’s Reclining nude without … Continue reading

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Banksy Balls' Spot the Difference

The picture on the left recently appeared on the BBC West website. Yet again their posh-boy journalists are trying to get all street and down with the kids on us by uncritically talking-up absolutely anything to do with the artist … Continue reading

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Sunday Times' punk's not dead shocker!

Sitting here listening to my free ‘Anarchy in the UK: 30 years of punk’ compilation courtesy of The Sunday Times I find myself agreeing with Banksy in a recent Independent interview: “I love the way capitalism finds a place – … Continue reading

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