Today Banksy commemorated the Balfour agreement with an apology tea party which was held at his “Walled Off Hotel” in Betlehem, Palestine. Banksy said “This conflict has brought so much suffering to people on all sides, it didn’t feel appropriate to celebrate” The artist commissioned a professional stone carver to inscribe a British royal crest
The elusive British artist Banksy is back with a brand new project which just opened its door on the streets of Bethlehem in Palestine. To the general surprise Banksy just opened a nine room hotel called “The Walled Off Hotel” very close from a stretch of the controversial West Bank barrier which has been heavily decorated by
They say that the eyes are the organs of asking. But after certain horrendous events, eyes tell stories that live in a place beyond words.” -Greg BealsTo tell the story of children and people living in Gaza Strip, one must go beyond the statistics to see the human cost of conflict and look at the
After teasing us with a single shot on Instagram earlier this morning (GMT time), Banksy finally revealed the location of the first piece which is Gaza in Palestine. Inspired by a sculpture of Niobe, a Greek mythological figure, the first piece is entitled “Bomb Damage” and obviously with Banksy, the placement is just on point.
While we last heard from them this summer in Mexico (covered), How & Nosm are now in Palestine where they brought their Street Art to Beit Sahour & Bethlehem.As usual with the twins, they methodically knocked out a series complex and detailed pieces of artwork.Stick with Street Art News as always for the latest info, and
JR and the Inside Out Project crew spent the last two days in Ramla, Bethlehem & Jaffa for the “Time Is Now, Yalla!” campaign. Huge JR’s portraits were pasted up all over the city, bringing smiles and happiness to kids and local residents. An outstanding project by the French artist bringing accessible Street Art all over
The Inside Out Project by JR has launched the “Time is now, Yalla!” campaign in Israel and Palestine. Today the rooftops of Ramallah in Palestine were invaded by portraits and the Inside Out crew also stopped by Jerusalem. Check back with us soon for more updates!
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