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Reported to be Bristol, England

Birth year
Believed to be 1974


graffiti/street-art, installation


Banksy is a quasi-anonymous British graffiti artist. He is believed to be a native of Yate, South Gloucestershire, near Bristol and to have been born in 1974, but there is substantial public uncertainty about his identity and personal and biographical details. According to Tristan Manco, Banksy "was born in 1974 and raised in Bristol, England. The son of a photocopier technician, he trained as a butcher but became involved in graffiti during the great Bristol aerosol boom of the late 1980s." His artworks are often satirical pieces of art on topics such as politics, culture, and ethics.

You can visit his web site here.

Recent Exhibits

Banksy participated in these exhibits:

Sep, 2016 Asia Contemporary Art Show
Conrad Hong Kong Hotel
Jul, 2016 Save America: An Exhibition of Political Works
Feb, 2016 Sur le Mur L.A. Art Show and Benefit
Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan Ave., Building G1, Santa Monica, 90404
Dec, 2015 Group Show
Maddox Gallery
Feb, 2015 Pop Art Forum
Yekaterinburg Gallery of Modern Art
Nov, 2014 New Beginnings
Castor Gallery
Click here to see all exhibits for Banksy
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curated with these artists
Banksy has curated with these artists:

C215 Ben Eine
Faile Blek LeRat
Sten & Lex Pochoir
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Banksy has curated at these venues:

Leake Street
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