Thursday, June 13, 2013

Banksy – the most mysterious and controversial graffiti artist

British graffiti artist, political activist, director and talantische Banksy , probably the most popular and at the same time the most mysterious in the world of street artist. He became famous throughout the world due to its unique “guerrilla” style of stencil graffiti that appeared in a variety of public places – on the walls of buildings in London, Brighton, Bristol, even at the barrier in the West Bank between Israel and Palestine. But despite his worldwide fame, Banksy even so managed to keep the veil of secrecy around it, and anonymity. Around his real name and biography is a lot of controversy. According to the most popular version of his real name is Robert or Robin Banks.

Despite the fact that Banksy’s work shocking rather can be attributed to the genre of “kontrakultura,” his work has been exhibited in the most fashionable and prestigious galleries around the world. Among the collectors of his work many celebrities including Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and Christina Aguilera. Very hard to find at least some information about this person, so that the signature to some photos may not be entirely “from the author.”
Truck Banksy. (Banksy)

Graffiti in the heart of London. A group of people for a long time filled up the Royal Mail letters, requesting that one of the walls needed rebuilding. After repeated requests, it was decided to set the woods to find out what the problem there. Six days later, when the forests were removed, the facade is adorned with graffiti. Visible from afar, graffiti attracts the eyes of many people who were not even aware that this work Banksy. In March 2009, local authorities ordered his disguise, despite the desperate protests of the public.

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