The deal went through. The photo showed five men arranging stuffed animals in a truck outside a warehouse in Red Hook Brooklyn, leading to intense speculation that one of the men standing next to the truck, who appeared to give orders, is in fact the elusive artist.
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You decide! Doubling [the price] may just be the start. So starts the juiciest personal story in the repertoire of Joel Unangst, the owner of the warehouse he said Banksy and Guetta drove up to that day.
The art establishment tolerates his attempts at subversion because he never quite bites the hand that feeds him. Conspiracy theorists point to the aura of protection around Banksy as confirmation of a much-espoused rumor: A spray-painted wall attributed to Banksy in Williamsburg, whose owners have hired security guards to protect it.
Screenshot via YouTube. A sculpture by Banksy, called 'The Sirens of the Lambs', depicting a truck full of shrieking cuddly animals being taken to slaughter, drives through the festival site during day two of the Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm in Pilton on June 28, 2014 in Glastonbury, England.
It goes to show how damn ignorant most fans of street art are that there could ever be any confusion made between the blundering stupidity of Mr.
In October 2014 an American news website claimed that a 35-year-old man named Paul Horner from Liverpool was identified as Banksy after he was tracked down by a Anti-Graffiti Task Force and arrested for vandalism, conspiracy, racketeering, and counterfeiting. But the peacocking apparently had the opposite effect. Also in denial: Women in dresses and pearls clamped their hands over landline telephones to field anonymous requests. A woman.
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters? He learned that lesson the hard way.
Was the gesture really anything more than just a wink at his own do-no-wrong superpowers? At the very least, he made people gasp and laugh, which, given the news cycle of last week, was a charitable act indeed.
Did Banksy attend Dismaland disguised as a parking attendant?