Banksy Canvas Art - Banksy Art and Reasons for Its Popularity
Banksy’s graffiti is very different as it has combination of stenciling as well. But when observed carefully, it is Banksy’s unknown identity which boosted his popularity and created all the fuss.
Banksy Art - What is All The Fuss About?
Banksy and Banksy Art is a renowned name especially for those art lovers settled in Bristol and London. It would actually be shocking if people are not familiar with this famous street and graffiti artist. Banksy, who is one of the most respected artists of UK, began his career 20 years back in the 1980’s when there was aerosol boom in Bristol. During this time street artists and musicians joined hands on different projects as part of underground movement.
Graffiti is Banksy’s specialization. His work, which is funny, amusing and usually shocking, is used to decorate mansions of celebrities, displayed at art exhibitions and galleries, and they are also auctioned at a very high price.
This article will discuss Banksy Art and the reasons for its popularity. Banksy’s art is based on countless subjects but there is a strong emphasis on social issues and feelings such as anti war, anti-establishment, anti-authoritarian and atheism etc.
Banksy's Graffiti is very different as it has combination of stenciling as well. But when observed carefully, it is Banksy’s unknown identity which boosted his popularity and created all the fuss.
It has been more than two decades that he has been producing art, most of which is street art, but no one knows who Bansky is. How this man has remained anonymous and undercover is shocking as he is the most renowned street artist in the UK. These days Banksy Art is very popular.
Banksy is One of Those Artists That Either People Love or Hate
Banksy is one of those artists that either people love or hate. He is a hero to other graffiti and street artists, and his fans love and respect him. But for the government or authoritarian figures he might be the worst nightmare e.g. his work on Bristol Council was removed. But this removal made him gain more popularity among the public since the removal of art is considered to be a scandalous act.
Banksy’s now uses different mediums in his work including paintings, portraits, street art, original art etc. Recently he has released world’s first street art disaster movie in UK with the title “Exit through the Gift Shop”. This film has created even more curiosity that who is the mastermind behind all these great pieces of art.
This film is based on street art in which several street artists along with Banksy himself have acted, but again this anonymous being has managed to cleverly not show his face and distort his voice. The way he was able to maintain this anonymity throughout the film has created even further fuss and commotion. But no matter what, his skills and his work are to be praised by all means.
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