Wall and Piece

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Century, 2006 - Art - 238 pages
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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
A strong introduction to Banksy's art. - Goodreads
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User Review  - Diz - Goodreads

This is an excellent overview of some of Banksy's work. Banky's commentary adds a lot to the meaning of his work. A must-read for fans of street art. Read full review

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User Review  - Neil Breeze - Goodreads

Full of witty quotes, satirical humour and awesome photos of Banksy's best and boldest works. A must read for all fans of true modern art. Read full review

Contents

Cops
17
Rats
95
Cows
152
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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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