The main street artist Banksy held a spontaneous exhibition in New York. Every day in October in the city to appear in at least one product – it was not just the usual graffiti, but also installations, actions, and video art. Banksy action attracted a lot of attention from the media and ordinary New Yorkers – who sometimes tried to destroy the works of street art, or, on the contrary, began to charge for viewing.
1. October 1. “Graffiti – a crime.”
2. October 2. “This is my New York accent. (… Usually I write so). ”
3. October 3. “You complete me.”
4. October 4. “Occupy! Musical. ” This work, like many others, is part of a series: Banksy altered a number of New York graffiti in his own way.
5. October 4. “Dirty laundry: Musical.”
6. October 4. “Mafia out of the sandbox. Musical. ”
7. October 5. Banksy’s rare for an exercise in the genre of installation: he remade truck into a mobile garden – with a waterfall, a rainbow, butterflies. The audio guide, commenting job dissatisfied artist “Bambi” is repeating itself.
8. October 6. In addition, Banksy engaged and video art: the work of “Flare rebels”, the Mujahideen shoot down Disney’s Dumbo the flying elephant.
9. October 7. “This object – a symbol of the struggle for the survival of a broken heart” – a parody of saccharine comments audioguide.
10. October 8. “According to my hypothesis, every phrase seem deep, if signed her name dead philosopher. Plato. ”
11. October 9
12. October 9
13. October 10. For photos of the graffiti locals were going to charge tourists $ 20 – about this artist video posted on its website without comment.
14. October 11, the frame of the video. “Beeping of the Lambs.” Benkci rented a van, in which animals are transported for slaughter, and forced him to run for two weeks around the meat-packing plant – only animals were inside the toy.
15. October 11. “Beeping of the Lambs.”
16. October 12. “Concrete confessional.”
17. October 13. October 13 Banksy had the loudest share for the full month: put the tray in the park from which to sell their original works without revealing their authorship. Canvases were worth $ 60, now that their author is known, each estimated at no less than 30 thousand dollars.
18. October 13. Still from the video
19. October 14. “Everything we do in life echoes in eternity.” “Some people criticize me for the use of, shall we say, primitive sources (this is a quote from the movie” Gladiator “). But you know what? This hostility will make me even stronger, not weaker, as said Kelly Rowland on the show “X-Factor. ‘”
20. October 15
21. October 16. During the week at lunchtime in different “McDonald’s” appeared fiberglass Ronald McDonald shoes which rubbed to a shine a living person.
22. October 17. This edition of the tabloid «New York Post» with an editorial “Catch Banksy!” The artist accompanied sarcastic caption: “I do not read what I believe in the papers.”
23. October 17
24. October 18. “Do you like to walk on art galleries, but they lack the gravel you? Here is an exhibition space for you, just two pictures, bench mat, free buffet. ”
25. October 18. “People ask me why I’m having a show in the street, but if you’ve recently looked at the art gallery? They are filled! ”
26. October 18. The word ironic audiokommentatoru: “This is more than another exhibition … Oh, no, wait, this is it. In the corner of a cooler full of cheap wine. Support the gallery’s tradition of ignoring the work and focus all attention on the drinks. ” “This work is inspired by the movement” Occupy Wall Street “. It weakens, and we necessarily reflect what would happen if all the main ideas of collapse. But if the idea that all ideas will fail, she would collapse … Oh, well, this wine is strong enough to me. ”
27. October 19. A still from the video. Banksy has turned ordinary anthill in Staten Island in the art object outright.
28. October 20
29. October 21. “In the ghetto forever.”
30. October 22. “A copy of the great Sphinx of Giza in the proportion of 1 to 36, made of broken cinder blocks. Drink up Arab vernal water is not advised. ” Banksy is playing with words: Arab spring water and sends the key to the water, and the events of the so-called Arab Spring.
31. October 23. “Today’s Art canceled due to police action.”
32. October 24. “To those of you who wondered whether it was a picture taken with the permission of the owner of the building. There was not. ”
33. October 25. Banksy rolled the death on machines attractions. Audio guide says: “It is a dance of death: the artist reproduced the Soul Reaper with the thoroughness for which he had the talent.”
“Think about the fragility of life, of a thin slice of life, given to each of us to leave a mark in the annals of mankind. Why are we all here? What are we doing here? Did you know that according to statistics, one of you standing here right now will die today? Oh, no, wait, it’s one of your cell phones die today. Well, it is still quite tragic “;
“They say that the task of art – to remind him of his mortality. Banksy created for this installation of such duration that we regret that it is not dead. Let me quote the words of the great poet “Wikipedia” who once said … ”
34. October 26. Banksy offered his version of the slogan on bumper: “How are you Mr. Stein **** yourself, the more current about **** r”
35. October 27. Banksy was going to “cover up” October 27 column in “The New York Times,” but it was rejected by the editors. The text falls Banksy criticized the new skyscraper, built on the site of the World Trade Center – Freedom Tower. “Change it to exhibit better!”
36. October 27. “The image is blocked.”
37. October 28
38. October 29. “The banality of the banality of evil”, oil on canvas. Banksy’s work was named after the philosopher Hannah Arendt’s book, written based on the trial of Adolf Eichmann Gestapo. To obscure the landscape artist graffiti artist painted on sitting on the bench Nazi. November 1 work sold on online auction for 615,000 dollars, the money will go to a charitable organization that helps the homeless and people with AIDS.
39. October 30
40. October 31. Audiokommentatoru word: “Oh … It’s the last day of the show. And I’m happy to say that we complete it on a happy note. This is a homage to the most frequent form of graffiti in the city, which has presented the graffiti of our era. ”
“What has made the artist this month in New York City? It is shameful that the show did not attract the attention of reviewers. He told me: “If only one child was inspired by the fact that the bank take the paint and draw something – it would be a disappointment, even statistically, considering how much work I put”. ”
“Banksy argues that art should live among us, in the public space – to provoke debate, to express concern, to create and tear the mask. What if the temporary whim – it’s not street art, but rather, the entire previous history of art as paintings hung in churches and institutions? The world in which we live, which is already controlled – at least visually – road signs and billboards. Perhaps it is no accident. Maybe we want to live in a world made of art, not just decorated them? ”
“Thank you for visiting the exhibition.”