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The day Banksy became a real artist

Urban Animal

A goal of banksyny.com, the official website for world-famous British graffiti artist Banksy’s one-month residency in New York, may be to get the public to realize that a city itself is a beautiful place of expression. Like cities, however, many works of art are brutally zoned and regulated — and
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Artists from Endless Canvas painted the walls of warehouse for the Saturday exhibit. (Jeff Capps/Senior Staff)

Massive underground graffiti exhibit in Berkeley draws thousands

An incredibly large underground graffiti show was held September 8 between 6 p.m. and midnight in the old, long-abandoned Flint Ink building in West Berkeley. The three-story warehouse’s new owner, Alan Varela, and the street art blog Endless Canvas organized the event, which featured works by over 80 local graffiti
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Tom Hanks Tuesday: Hanksy

There’s been a whole lot of art around lately. The wonderfully vibrant new Barry McGee exhibit just opened at BAM/PFA, the UC Berkeley Botanical Gardens just installed a voluminous, though slightly controversial art piece comprised of glass tubes from Solyndra and I recently made a pile of dust near my
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