Banksy In New York
Discover the art of Banksy
If you're new to the world of street art, this section is for you. Learn about the history of Banksy and how he became one of the most famous artists of our time. Explore his unique style and the messages behind his thought-provoking pieces. Discover what makes Banksy's work so captivating and why his art has garnered such a massive following.
An intimate look at Banksy's work in New York
In 2013, Banksy took New York City by storm with a month-long residency that saw him create a new piece of art every day for 31 days. This section takes an intimate look at his work during that time, showcasing some of his most famous pieces and the stories behind them. Get an inside look at the chaos and excitement that surrounded Banksy's residency and how it changed the art scene in New York forever.
A collector's item for Banksy fans
Banksy In New York is not just a book - it's a collector's item. With over 120 pages of stunning photographs and insightful commentary, this book is a must-have for any serious collector. From the iconic "Better Out Than In" series to lesser-known pieces, this book features some of Banksy's most memorable works. It's the perfect addition to any art lover's collection and a great conversation starter for anyone interested in street art.
Banksy in New York offers a first-hand account of his residency: the defacement and removal of his pieces, reactions from neighbors and building owners and interactions between Banksy's fans and foes.
The author draws on his extensive knowledge of street art and graffiti in New York to assess the impact of Banksy's work from a cultural and art-historical perspective. Mock is as much a fan as a critic of the artist's work and delivers his account in the form of a personal narrative that is by turns insightful and humorous, paying homage to Banksy's wit and creativity while challenging the artist and his detractors to consider the true impact of his work.
The hardcover edition of Banksy in New York features over 140 photos and illustrations on 128 pages.