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The Story Behind Banksy

When Time magazine selected the British artist Banksy—graffiti master, painter, activist, filmmaker and all-purpose provocateur—for its list of the world’s 100 most influential people in 2010, he found himself in the company of Barack Obama, Steve Jobs and Lady Gaga. He supplied a picture of himself with a paper bag (recyclable, naturally) over his head. Most of his …

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Show Me the Monet

Another Banksy painting is up for auction and it’s expected to sell for a large sum. Sotheby’s London has announced that the elusive street artist‘s 2005 Show Me the Monet will be part of their Contemporary Art Evening Auction on October 21, 2020. Estimated to fetch anywhere from £3 million to £5 million ($3.9 million to $6.5 million), the painting is an …

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