The owner of Banksy’s old studios has warned that the rooms could be converted into offices as early as 2017. “The end of Mother Studios” Joanna Hughes, who welcomed the street artist to her studios in the early noughties, says she will be priced out by the Stratford business boom. “They’re likely to turn it into […]
London’s first permanent display of Banksy’s prints will flog rare Banksys at £50,000 a pop. Hang-Up Gallery on Stoke Newington High Street are showing unique prints of the reclusive street artist’s paintings. The works will be displayed in their cosy underground “Banksy Bunker” starting from the end of March. The prints, recognisable to Banksy fans, […]
When Google launched its new Street View mapping facility last week, it expected users to enjoy its new “innovative street-level imagery” of 25 British cities.
Young people caught up in Hackney’s postcode wars have been given the chance to express themselves through paint.
This has been a week of simultaneous celebration and destruction for Hackney. Shakespeare launched his career in Shoreditch, as lively in the 16th century as it is in the 21st. Residents have loved, censured and explored their corner of London during this week’s East festival.
The new Banksy in Hackney’s Gillett Sqaure was defaced with graffiti over last weekend.
Vandals have beaten Hackney Council to it by scribbling over the new Banksy stencil of a young boy with a boom box.