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Animated GIFs of Banksy’s New York City Street Art

Animated GIFs of Banksy art

Serbian artist AVBH has created animated GIFs out of several street art pieces from “Better Out Than In,” the recently concluded monthlong New York City art show by Banksy. The GIFs are part of AVBH’s ongoing “Animated Banksy” series—for more, see his Tumblr Made by AVBH and our 2012 post on the series.

Animated GIFs of Banksy art

Animated GIFs of Banksy art

via Beautiful Decay, My Modern Metropolis

images by AVBH

‘Officially Unauthorized’ Banksy Action Figure

Officially Unauthorized Banksy Action Figure

In 2010, artist Mike Leavitt created an “officially unauthorized” Banksy action figure for his Art Army series. Mike has recently re-released the figure to honor the end of Banksy’s month-long “Better Out Than In” art show in New York City. A limited edition of 1,000 figures are available to purchase from the online pop-up store Magic Bodega. To gain access to the sale, you must enter the secret password “fremeu”.

The king guerrilla art prankster with Disneyland Guantanamo prisoner heist scene, removable backpack and banana, and removable Guantanamo Bay prisoner.

Officially Unauthorized Banksy Action Figure

Officially Unauthorized Banksy Action Figure

Officially Unauthorized Banksy Action Figure

images via Magic Bodega

submitted via Laughing Squid Tips

Banksy Sends a Slaughterhouse Truck Full of Screaming Stuffed Animals Around New York City

Banksy recently outfitted a slaughterhouse truck with dozens of screaming stuffed animals for his thoroughly twisted mobile installation “Sirens of the Lambs.” The truck will be touring New York City over the next week and half or so as part of Banksy’s October street art show, “Better Out Than In.”

Sirens of the Lambs by Banksy

Sirens of the Lambs by Banksy

photos and video via Banksy

Banksy Set Up a Booth in Central Park to Anonymously Sell His Original Artwork For $60 Per Piece

Banksy Central Park

Elusive street artist Bansky is currently creating art around New York City for his month-long Better Out than In street show. As a sneaky stunt, Banksy set up a booth in Central Park over the weekend and had an elderly gentleman anonymously sell his original artwork for $60 each. Banksy pieces usually sell for hundreds of thousands of dollars. He also captured footage of the sale from the early morning until evening to show off the small number of purchases.

Banksy Central Park

video and image via Banksy

Hanksy Answers Stephen Colbert’s Street Art Challenge For Banksy by Creating a Grizzly ‘Stephen Colbear’

Stephen Colbear

On Monday night’s episode of The Colbert Report, host Stephen Colbert called out the street artist known as Banksy and challenged him to create a custom piece outside of his studio building. Stephen reported later in the week that, instead of Banksy, street artist Hanksy created a grizzly tribute on the studio wall titled “Stephen Colbear.” Bansky is currently creating art around New York City for his month-long Better Out than In street show.

Colbert Report Frame For Banksy

image via Hanksy, videos via The Colbert Report

via Gothamist

Banksy Converts a New York City Delivery Truck Into a Beautiful Garden

Banksy

British street artist Banksy converted the inside of a New York City delivery truck into a beautiful, mobile garden with a waterfall, butterflies, and a rainbow as part of his ongoing New York City exhibit, “Better Out Than In.” The truck will travel around the city, stopping in a different location each night, according to Banksy’s website. As of October 5th, the painted garden truck is located in front of the East Village Meat Market, #1, 139 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10003, Gothamist reports. For a museum-like tour of the piece, you can call 1-800-656-4271 and dial #3 when prompted, or listen on Banksy’s website.

Banksy

images via Banksy

via Gothamist

Banksy Gives Existing New York City Graffiti a Broadway Makeover

Banksy

Banksy gives existing graffiti a Broadway makeover by adding “The Musical” in the latest installment of his ongoing New York City exhibit, “Better Out Than In.” The latest paintings are located in Delancey, Bushwick, and Williamsburg, and read “Playground Mob The Musical,” “Occupy! The Musical,” and “Dirty Underwear The Musical.” Previously, we’ve written about Banksy’s other New York City paintings.

Banksy

Banksy

images via Banksy

Street Artist Banksy Continues New York City Exhibit With A New Piece Each Day

Westside

Legendary street artist Banksy has continued “Better Out Than In” — a month-long art show in the streets of New York City — with a new piece each day. Banksy posted “Westside” on October 2nd, a work that demonstrates a New York accent with creative graffiti. On October 3rd, Banksy used Instagram to unveil “Midtown,” a piece that depicts a dog urinating on a fire hydrant that’s thinking “You complete me…” Previously, we wrote about the first painting in the month-long exhibit, “The Street is in Play.”

Midtown

image 1 via Banksy, image 2 via Banksy

Street Artist Banksy Kicks Off Art Show in the Streets of New York City

The Street is in Play

Street artist Banksy has begun “Better Out Than In,” a month-long art show in the streets of New York City. Banksy kicked off the project with “The Street is in Play,” a painting of two boys reaching into a “Graffiti is a Crime” street sign located in Chinatown, according to StreetArtNews. The piece, before it was taken down, was accompanied by a phone number that viewers can call to receive a museum-like audio tour of Banksy’s exhibits. To hear the amusing audio guide for the first piece, dial 1-800-656-4271 and enter #1 when prompted, or simply visit Banksy’s website.

image via Banksy

via StreetArtNews, Gothamist