• Banksy Sets Up Amongst Venice Street Vendors to Share a New Multi-Panel Painting

    3 monthes ago - By Colossal

    Over the past month, the art world's attention has been focused on the Venice Biennale , one of the most notable international shows on the planet. Many artists who are not in the invitation-only exhibition come to Venice to share their work in unaffiliated gallery shows and take advantage of the Biennale-boosted foot traffic. One such artist chose a more unorthodox setup for his Venice sideshow. Banksy joined the hordes of street vendors selling paintings to pedestrian tourists with a salon-style setup that merged several paintings together. Titled “Venice in Oil,” the multi-panel work...
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  • Banksy's street stall in Venice, Italy

    Banksy's street stall in Venice, Italy

    3 monthes ago - By Street Art News

    Similar to his NYC stunt a couple years back, British artist Banksy hide himself amongst street vendors in Italy for the Venice Bienalle 2019. The elusive artist put together a clean setup that joined together several paintings which were entitled “Venice in Oil”. The entire body of work depicted a large cruise ship navigating within the old city amongst the traditional gondoliers.
    It is currently unknown if any one actually purchased any of the individual canvases on the streets but the video doesn't give any hints toward that direction.
    Take a look at the full video and imagery below and...
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