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‘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 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

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