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Councils around the world have removed, destroyed or defaced Banksy’s artwork – but a controversial new show in Melbourne celebrates his work. Rise of Banksy/Supplied

Commodifying Banksy

An exhibition in Melbourne of work by the world's most famous street artist is replete with ironies: from the eerily neat faux London streetscape in which the works hang to the hefty price tag and copious merchandise.
Pokemon Go demonstrates how graffiti has grown into a new form of social media. Koppenbadger/flickr

For lovers of graffiti, Pokémon Go is old hat

Graffiti and street art are not just a backdrop in Pokémon Go but also a template for how to navigate urban space. Indeed lovers of street art have long played their own kind of multi-player game, with sites and rewards hidden across the city.
British street artist Banksy stirred up the NYC artworld during his October residency, ‘Better Out Than In’. carnagenyc

Banksy’s New York City – inside ‘a world made of art’

Street art is the name given to artworks placed in public, usually without permission – and Banksy is probably the most famous street artist in the world. Last week he completed a residency in New York…

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