Posted: September 28th, 2014 | Author: Michael Courtenay | Filed under: ART, Art News, Artist, Banksy, Painter | Tags: Banksy, Racist, Street Art | Comments Off on Banksy Mural Removed for Being ‘Racist’ and ‘Offensive’
A local council has removed a mural by British artist Banksy following a complaint it was racist. The depiction on a wall in the seaside town of Clacton in south-east England showed a group of pigeons holding signs stating “migrants not welcome” and “go back to Africa” directed at a small green bird.
Tendring District Council said it received a complaint that the artwork was “racist” and “offensive” and had removed it, unaware that it was thought to be by Banksy. The controversy emerged a week before voters in the area decide whether to elect Britain’s first MP from a party opposing mass immigration :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: December 23rd, 2013 | Author: Diana Detaux | Filed under: ART, Art News, Artist, Pablo Picasso | Tags: Jeffrey Gonano, L'Homme au Gibus, Man with Opera Hat, Olivier Picasso, Pablo Picasso, Sotheby's Paris | No Comments »
A million-dollar drawing by Pablo Picasso was snapped up on Wednesday by a 25 year-old American art lover at a online charity raffle for a mere 100 euros, $AU150 :: Read the full article »»»»
Posted: December 1st, 2013 | Author: Michael Courtenay | Filed under: Pedro Xavier, Photographer, STANDOUT | Tags: Facebook Competition, G-Technology, Lenscape, Pedro Xavier, Photographer | No Comments »
This is a bit of a plug, a beg and grovel, my good buddy Pedro Xavier has entered the above photograph in G-Tech’s 2013 Lenscape Competition. The comp is facebook based, and prizes are gear that Pedro coverts :: Read the full article »»»»