Wall and Piece

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Century, 2006 - Art - 238 pages
329 Reviews

Artistic genius, political activist, painter and decorator, mythic legend or notorious graffiti artist? The work of Banksy is unmistakable, except maybe when it's squatting in the Tate or New York's Metropolitan Museum. Banksy is responsible for decorating the streets, walls, bridges and zoos of towns and cites throughout the world.

Witty and subversive, his stencils show monkeys with weapons of mass destruction, policeman with smiley faces, rats with drills and umbrellas.If you look hard enough you'll find your own. His statements, incitements, ironies and epigrams are by turns intelligent and cheeky comments on everything from the monarchy and capitalism to the war in Iraq and farm animals.

His identity remains unknown, but his work is prolific. Here's the best of his work in a fully illustrated colour volume - including brand material.

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Great illustrations of his art work. - Goodreads
Cool book, many pictures of some of his/her best works - Goodreads
A wonderful overview of Banksy's work. - Goodreads
Full of Banksy's iconoclasic and provocative imagery. - Goodreads
I can see best of overview of Banksy's works. - Goodreads
Lots of cool artwork. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Philip Jordan - Goodreads

I first saw the rebel throwing a bouquet online and saved the image. I did not kno who bansky was and took time finding out who did the piece. When I finally found out I went out of my way to buy this book. It's Awesome and I do not regret it. That's all. Read full review

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User Review  - Alice - Goodreads

This book is very beautiful. I like the fact that the art is printed with stories, memories, and reflexions alongside them. It's engaged, it's philosophical, and Banksy appears to be a humble guy ... Read full review

About the author (2006)

His identity remains unknown, but his work is prolific, and now for the first time, he is putting together the best of his work old and new in a fully illustrated colour volume.

Banksy, real name unknown, was born in Bristol.

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