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Wall and Piece

Banksy

(Book - 2006)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Wall and Piece
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From the Publisher: Graffiti artist Banksy decorates streets, walls, bridges and zoos of towns and cities throughout the world. His identity remains unknown but his work is witty, subversive and prolific. And now, he's put together the best of his work in a fully illustrated color volume.
Publisher: London : Century, 2006
Edition: New ed
ISBN: 1844137872
9781844137879
Branch Call Number: 759.2 B2189w 2006
Characteristics: 238 p. :,chiefly ill. (chiefly col.) ;,26 cm
Alternate Title: Banksy

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May 21, 2014
  • KCLSRecommends rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Graffiti is so awful, isn't it? But then you might think differently after viewing this teasingly subversive but oh-so-funny book. Mostly confined to the urban streets of England, Banksy's work often manages to tweak the sensibilities of the 'powers that be' primarily through his use of quick stencils. In these pages you will find photos documenting such graffiti art as: two bobbies kissing, Mona Lisa holding a grenade launcher, "Designated Riot Area" written on a statue's pedestal and much more! KCLS has several other items on this anonymous legend including a DVD, "Exit through the gift shop".

Feb 23, 2013
  • teixteix rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

There are many books out there that feature the illustrious Banksy's work. The thing that stands out with this one is that the text is written in his own words. A must read for any fan.

Start with this one if you haven't seen much of his work. He is very thought-provoking.

Aug 08, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I was very impressed by this book, it contains tons of incredible works, and some great quotes. I would recommend this to any fan of great art wether your a fan of Banksy or not.

Jan 18, 2011
  • daymakerdave rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Banksy is easily the most innovative, creative and subversive artist of my generation. This book is absolutely amazing! If you don't know Banksy or his art this book is a great introduction to the enigmatic artist and his truly unique art.

Go read it right now!!!!

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Aug 08, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

bdls206 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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Aug 08, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A compilation of art works by the street Banksy.

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Aug 08, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: This title contains Coarse Language.

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Aug 08, 2011
  • bdls206 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

"Some people become cops because they want to make the world a better place. Some people become vandals because they want to make the world a better looking place."

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