On the tricky balance between commercial success and maintaining artistic integrity, Banksy said: "I started painting on the street because it was the only venue that would give me a show. Now I have to keep painting on the street to prove to myself it wasn't a cynical plan. Plus it saves money on having to buy canvases.”
Does the burden of all the cloak-and-dagger [stuff] ever seem like too much to carry?
Did you ever envision it going on this long without cracking somewhere?
Has it gotten easier to operate this way, or harder?
How many people can you trust?
Banksy: We have a few more questions of our own. Our in-box is always open.