| Oct 15, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Where's Waldo? How about where's Banksy?
The anonymous British street artist has been playing hide and seek with New Yorkers (and the media) this month as part of his month-long "residency" in Gotham. Do serious art lovers care enough to follow the...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 1:40 PM
A Banksy mural on the wall of a resort in Torquay, England, has been covered — and not whitewashed as residents had feared.
Owners of the Grosvenor, which recently had its exterior repainted, said they hid the infamous street artist's 8-foot...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 12:22 PM
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A Banksy mural that adorned a wall of a Los Angeles gas station is headed for auction.
Julien’s Auctions announced Tuesday that "Flower Girl" would headline the company's “Street Art”...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 1:01 PM
Fantasy and horror filmmaker Guillermo del Toro does big, big, big movies. But he's going very small for his next side project: he's directing the couch gag for an upcoming episode of "The Simpsons."
The couch gag -- the short little bit that constantly...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 12:39 PM
Later this summer, following years of legal skirmishing and politicking, the Los Angeles City Council is expected to vote on whether to lift its decade-old ban on private-property murals.
Some questions surrounding the proposed ordinance have been...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 6:30 AM
One of Banksy's most famous graffiti murals could sell for up to $150,000 when it goes on the auction block Thursday.
"Love Is in the Air," which shows a masked protester throwing a bouquet of flowers, will be up for bid at Bonhams in London.
| Jun 4, 2013
| 6:34 AM
A mural by Banksy that went missing from a London neighborhood recently sold at a private auction for $1.1 million.
The sale of "Slave Labour,” which depicts a young boy hunched at a sewing machine stitching Union Jack bunting, was contested by...
| May 12, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Some 120 years after Toulouse-Lautrec's Moulin Rouge posters surfaced on the lamp posts and kiosks of Paris, street artists reinvigorated by the antique charms of gluepot and paper are dipping into buckets of mix-it-yourself wheat paste to plaster...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 8:00 AM
It has become an art-world axiom that street art is big business. But how much is a piece of wall graffiti by a big-name talent worth exactly?
Bonhams has announced that it will hold an auction in Los Angeles featuring more than 80 works by some of the...
| May 5, 2012
It had only been a few years since Adam Yauch had found fame as the in-your-face rapper and bass player MCA in the transgressive, boundary-breaking trio the Beastie Boys.
But in 1992 he was searching for something else, traveling in Nepal to snowboard...
| Sep 30, 2012
Kristoff Ball is known for his rock star hairstyles but he can also fix a car, drywall a house and grow a delicious tomato. Long before he gained fame styling celebrities — including Pink, Ashley Tisdale, Brad Pitt and Gwen Stefani — he...