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Banksy goes rogue in NYC

Tuesday, Oct 08, 2013 - 00:55

Oct. 08 - Acclaimed artist Banksy uses New York City as his canvas. Bob Mezan reports.

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No one knows what he looks like, but his art is instantly recognizable. The world-renowned British artist Banksy has set up shop in New York City. The artist has begun a month-long project across New York City. Called "Better Out Than In," the project has Banksy attempting to create a new work of art each day in October. On October 1, Banksy unveiled a painting of two boys with one pointing to a sign that reads "Graffiti Is A Crime." The exact location of the pieces are not revealed, but via social media, word spreads fast about where to find them. Banksy has become a coveted contemporary painter in the art world, known for his trademark spray-paint stencils that offer social commentary. He's also become a hotly sought after artist among collectors, with a recent work of his selling at auction for more than 1 million dollars.

Banksy goes rogue in NYC

Tuesday, Oct 08, 2013 - 00:55

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