Latest Banksy News

Banksy creates T-shirt to help statue-toppling defendants

Dec. 11, 2021 10:14 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of people lined up Saturday in the English city of Bristol to get the latest work by elusive street artist Banksy — a T-shirt created to help four defendants charged over the toppling of a local statue of a slave trader. The gray shirt features the word...

Colts owner donates $3 million for mental health studies

Dec. 10, 2021 12:22 PM EST

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay has donated $3 million to fund a new research institute at Indiana University. The Irsay Family Research Institute will be located on the university’s main campus in Bloomington and will focus on mental health and the complications it can create...

Rosalia, Lizzo, Cardi B wrap up over the top Miami art week

Dec. 05, 2021 13:37 PM EST

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The over-the-top parties and star-studded shows surrounding Miami's Art Basel wrapped up this weekend with performances by Rosalia, Lizzo, Cardi B and rocker Lenny Kravitz. The annual event, which was canceled last year during the pandemic, is...

Celebs, fashion, 24k chicken wings at Miami Art Basel

Dec. 02, 2021 17:46 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — After a pandemic hiatus, the official Art Basel show is back in Miami with all its eccentric glory, a dizzying list of celebrity attendees and dozens of spin-off shows that are already generating a buzz, including a phenom child painter and a $4 million Banksy sale. ...

Banksy street murals recreated in Milan's main train station

Dec. 02, 2021 12:16 PM EST

MILAN (AP) — Travelers at Milan’s main train station will this week be able to take a break among reproductions of murals by elusive street artist Banksy. “The Word of Banksy — The Immersive Experience” opens Friday in the Mosaics Gallery, on the rail level of...

Italian city defies China, opens exhibit by dissident artist

Nov. 13, 2021 07:39 AM EST

BRESCIA, Italy (AP) — A provocative exhibit by dissident Chinese artist Badiucao opened Saturday in the industrial northern Italian city of Brescia despite pressure from the Chinese embassy in Rome to cancel it. A letter from the embassy included veiled economic...

Nearly 20 years on, Israeli barrier shapes Palestinian lives

Nov. 08, 2021 03:17 AM EST

QAFFIN, West Bank (AP) — Three days a week, Palestinian farmers in the occupied West Bank village of Qaffin line up at a yellow gate and show military permits to soldiers in order to tend their crops on the other side of Israel's separation barrier. The farmers say that...