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Banksy offers to raise £10m to buy Reading prison for art centre

The Observer 05 Dec 2021
Banksy has offered to raise millions of pounds towards buying Reading prison, where Oscar Wilde was once held, so that it can be turned into an arts centre ... Banksy’s contribution, together with Reading borough council’s, would bring the offer for the former jail to an estimated £12.6m.
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Bansky pledges millions to help transform prison into arts centre

Belfast Telegraph 05 Dec 2021
Banksy has offered to raise millions of pounds to boost a bid to transform a prison which once held Oscar Wilde into an arts centre ... “We very much welcome the attention that Banksy’s interest in Reading Gaol has placed on both the MoJ’s (Ministry of Justice’s) sale of the vacant ...
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Rosalia, Lizzo, Cardi B wrap up over the top Miami art week

The Associated Press 05 Dec 2021
(AP) — The over-the-top parties and star-studded shows surrounding Miami’s Art Basel wrapped up this weekend with performances by Rosalia, Lizzo, Cardi B and rocker ... At Art Miami, a $4 million Banksy sale, — Miami’s DJ Khaled dropped “bling wings” topped with 24-karat gold dust and edible diamonds to promote his restaurant.
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Celebs, fashion, 24k chicken wings at Miami Art Basel

Indian Express 04 Dec 2021
After a pandemic hiatus, the official Art Basel show is back in Miami with all its eccentric glory, a dizzying list of celebrity attendees and dozens of spin-off shows that are already generating a buzz, including a phenom child painter and a $4 million Banksy sale.
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Jim Cramer: Buy these 4 'bargain basement' stocks to take full advantage of the omicron selloff — wait too long and you'll kick yourself

Yahoo Daily News 04 Dec 2021
If you want an asset that provides solid upside without the volatile ups and downs of the stock market, consider fine art. According to the Citi Global Art Market chart, ... Investing in fine art by the likes of Banksy and Andy Warhol used to be an option only for the ultra-rich.
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Cutting a Banksy into 10,000 (digital) pieces

Indian Express 03 Dec 2021
In the latest example of art market disruption, a prominent former auction executive teamed up with cryptocurrency experts in May to purchase the 2005 Banksy painting “Love Is in the Air” for $12.9 million and now plans to sell off 10,000 pieces of it as NFTs, or nonfungible tokens.
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Banksy art exhibition to open in former Denver sporting goods store

9news 03 Dec 2021
Banksy’s graffiti-influenced works often debut on city walls, bridges and streets throughout the world ... .
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Celebs, fashion, 24k chicken wings at Miami's quirky Art Basel

Castanet 03 Dec 2021
After a pandemic hiatus, the official Art Basel show is back in Miami with all its eccentric glory, a dizzying list of celebrity attendees and dozens of spin-off shows that are already generating a buzz, including a phenom child painter and a $4 million Banksy sale.
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NFT Platform to Digitally Divide Banksy Artwork Into 10,000 NFTs to Sell at Auction

Barrons 03 Dec 2021
Particle, a platform for nonfungible tokens straddling fine art and technology that was co-founded by former Christie’s post-war and contemporary art chairman Loïc Gouzer, announced this week that Banksy’s Love is in the Air is the first work it will digitally divvy up and sell at auction. “Banksy has turned the art world on its head.
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Photos: Banksy street murals recreated in Milan's main train station

Lincoln Journal Star 03 Dec 2021
MILAN (AP) — Travelers at Milan's main train station will this week be able to take a break among reproductions of murals by elusive street artist Banksy ... Banksy's street art has been recreated by young European artists and installed against backgrounds mimicking their original street setting.
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Cathie Wood says inflation will 'unwind pretty quickly' and that stocks will probably be fine — here are 3 of her picks to keep riding the bull

Yahoo Daily News 03 Dec 2021
can avoid a recession ... Inflation, she said, will “unwind pretty quickly.” ... fine art. Contemporary artwork has already outperformed the S&P 500 by a commanding 174% over the past 25 years, according to the Citi Global Art Market chart. Investing in art by the likes of Banksy and Andy Warhol used to be an option only for the ultra-rich, like Wood ... .
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Celebs, fashion, 24k chicken wings kick of Miami's Art Basel

Beaumont Enterprise 02 Dec 2021
MIAMI (AP) — After a pandemic hiatus, the official Art Basel show is back in Miami with all its eccentric glory, a dizzying list of celebrity attendees and dozens of spin-off shows that are already generating a buzz, including a phenom child painter and a $4 million Banksy sale.
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Celebs, fashion, 24k chicken wings kick of Miami’s Art Basel

The Associated Press 02 Dec 2021
MIAMI (AP) — After a pandemic hiatus, the official Art Basel show is back in Miami with all its eccentric glory, a dizzying list of celebrity attendees and dozens of spin-off shows that are already generating a buzz, including a phenom child painter and a $4 million Banksy sale.
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Is a virtual bit of Banksy worth anything?

TechRadar 02 Dec 2021
Banksy, the renowned and still anonymous, graffiti artist who often creates art in public areas or on public utilities, is entering the Non-Fungible Token (NFT) space, or at least a verified piece of his art is ... Banksy is well-known for destroying his own art ... figure (Banksy?!!).
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Banksy Most Wanted review – the king of guerrilla art … or a cringy sellout?

The Observer 02 Dec 2021
A great weariness tends to come over me when the subject of Banksy rears its urban-stencilled head ... The film was bookended by footage from and accounts of the night of Banksy’s most famous stunt/astute piece of marketing/excoriating commentary on the vacuousness of the art world ... who is Banksy?”).
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