Category Archive: Banksy

Revolutionary Posters from the May 1968 Demonstrations in France go on display at the Lazinc Gallery

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It’s 22 March 1968 and a group of students are staging an extended sit in. Protesting at conditions in their university, the demonstration is broken up by the authorities who choose to use… Continue reading

Where to find Street Art and Graffiti in Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle

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The Baltic Triangle in Liverpool is the cities growing cultural hub. Walk around the streets and you are likely to find the odd cool cafe and eatery alongside the graffiti and street art… Continue reading

The Banksy mural in Dover and where to find it

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Okay so we might be slightly late to the party on this one. However we finally made it down to Dover to see one of the biggest pieces painted in the UK by… Continue reading

Banksy art appears on the Scott Street Bridge in Hull

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On the floor of a permanently raised drawbridge in Hull, a new Banksy has appeared! Now covered with the obligatory perspex it depicts a young boy wearing a colander for a hat and… Continue reading

Banksy’s Snorting Copper is rediscovered and put on display in Shoreditch

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One of Banksy’s most famous paintings, an image of a policeman on his hands and knees snorting the road markings as if they are a line of cocaine has been re-discovered. Known as… Continue reading

Banksy tribute mural to Jean-Michel Basquiat appears at the Barbican in London

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Two Banksy tribute pieces to the pioneering street artist Jean-Michel Basquiat have appeared on a street near to the Barbican in London. The work is timely, in just a few days time on… Continue reading

Who are the best Street Artists working in Britain Today

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It’s always fraught with difficulty putting together a list like this because of course it is highly subjective. But you know what, we’ve been covering the scene for a while now so we… Continue reading

Who is Banksy? Six theories for who the infamous street artist really is

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We love a good Banksy conspiracy theory here on Inspiring City and to be fair there is nothing better to get tongues wagging it the World outside the immediate street art sphere than… Continue reading

Where to find street art in Bristol

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When thinking about the best places to see street art, Bristol is the sort of place that comes high on the list. For many, it is the undisputed capital of street art and… Continue reading

Banksy Drinker Statue becomes the Stinker as it’s returned to Shaftesbury Avenue

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A Banksy statue stolen over 10 years ago has been returned to the London square from where it was taken complete with a few additions. Originally called ‘The Drinker’ it was a play… Continue reading

A Free Street Art Tour of Shoreditch in London

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Street Art Tours are all rage in the East End of London with visitors to the area keen to know where to spot the latest street art. Following the breakout success of the… Continue reading

Here today, gone tomorrow. When street art is destroyed

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There has been a lot in the press this year about a piece of work by Banksy which was removed from a wall near Turnpike Lane tube station and then suddenly appearing in… Continue reading

Street Art in Cargo On Rivington Street

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Situated in the heart of Shoreditch, the camelionesque venue of Cargo transforms from coffee shop during the day to uber trendy bar at night.  Both outside and in, Cargo also finds itself at… Continue reading

London Street Art in the Snow

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Well this weekend London has been seen in a different light entirely. It’s not often that the nations capital gets covered in snow but it sure looks good when it happens. So what… Continue reading