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Banksy Working From Home
« on: April 17, 2020, 08:44:15 PM »
Hat tip to Lark for this.  :boaterhat:

"Coronavirus: Banksy makes 'bathroom' lockdown art" | BBC


Image Credit: Banksy



Image Credit: Banksy



Image Credit: Banksy
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Re: Banksy Working From Home
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2020, 08:53:10 PM »
I love this :rofl:
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Re: Banksy Working From Home
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2020, 09:35:46 PM »
Good and proper artist, the artist is.


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Re: Banksy Working From Home
« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2020, 05:40:43 PM »
Good and proper artist, the artist is.



Yes he is, I admire his work immensely.

He graced us in Detroit with some work, the most famous is this one which he did at the old abandoned Packard Plant:



However. This one should appeal to you Asmo.
It's titled "Tightrope Rat"


The chain tightrope that the rat is appears to be walking on is an actual chain, it isn't part of the painting.

Here's a close-up that shows the gold glitter, star shaped glasses that the Tightrope Rat is wearing.


...inhabitants are, as the man once said, 'whores, pimps, gamblers, and sons of bitches,' by which he meant everybody. Had the man looked through another peephole he might have said, 'saints and angels and martyrs and holy men,' and he would have meant the same thing.”

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Re: Banksy Working From Home
« Reply #4 on: April 20, 2020, 09:52:24 PM »
Those are great!
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Re: Banksy Working From Home
« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2020, 08:54:21 PM »
Yep. One does have to appreciate artistic talent being applied to that most important matter of ratties.

Asmo’s perfect creatures, they are. He needs to get Him a couple again. Just better that way.
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Re: Banksy Working From Home
« Reply #6 on: April 26, 2020, 08:56:07 PM »
Yep. One does have to appreciate artistic talent being applied to that most important matter of ratties.

Asmo’s perfect creatures, they are. He needs to get Him a couple again. Just better that way.

I've been wanting to get a couple of rats as well.  ;D

(As pets, not minions.)
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Re: Banksy Working From Home
« Reply #7 on: May 11, 2020, 11:06:59 PM »
Perhaps most have already seen this, but it should be in this thread.

"New Banksy Artwork Unveiled at U.K. Hospital, Pays Tribute to Health Workers" | TIME



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A new work by the elusive street artist Banksy, honoring health workers, has been unveiled at a British hospital.

The framed picture, titled “Game Changer,” depicts a young boy sitting on the floor playing with a nurse superhero toy. Batman and Spiderman action figure toys lie in a wastepaper basket next to the boy.

The nurse figure, complete with a cape and a face mask, wears an apron featuring a red cross — the only spot of color in the black-and-white work. The piece was placed on display in a corridor at Southampton General Hospital in southern England on Wednesday [May 6].

[. . .]

The artwork will be auctioned at a later date to raise money for national health charities, a spokeswoman for Banksy said.

[Link to full article.]
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Re: Banksy Working From Home
« Reply #8 on: May 12, 2020, 04:08:30 AM »
We actually don't know whether Banksy is a man or a woman. Do we?
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Re: Banksy Working From Home
« Reply #9 on: May 13, 2020, 12:10:20 AM »
Banksy is marvelously skilled with a pencil or pen or whatever the instrument might be.  He /She has a keen sense of humor as well as pictorial admiration for those women and men who are trying to keep us alive.

Observe that I have capitalized two pronouns out of respect for that artist.

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« Reply #10 on: May 13, 2020, 05:02:50 AM »
Banksy is marvelously skilled with a pencil or pen or whatever the instrument might be.  He /She has a keen sense of humor as well as pictorial admiration for those women and men who are trying to keep us alive.

Observe that I have capitalized two pronouns out of respect for that artist.

I am reminded of Norman Rockwell's brilliant illustrations when I see some of Banksy's equally skillful graphics.
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Re: Banksy Working From Home
« Reply #11 on: May 13, 2020, 01:18:18 PM »
i agree

rockwell is famous for his wry and sometimes sentimental portrayals of american people. but his art had an edge when he was motivated that he doesn't often get credit for



Into the distance a ribbon of black
Stretched to the point of no turning back
A flight of fancy on a windswept field
Standing alone my senses reeled
A fatal attraction is holding me fast how
How can I escape this irresistible grasp?