After spending some months in the US in the first half of 2011, Banksy is back in UK for the summer. One piece in Liverpool, and maybe two in Bristol, the rest of them in London.
After Banksy’s tour of the US following the premier and promotion of “Exit through the Gift shop”, he is back in the UK for the summer and fall of 2010. Goes to Glastonbury where he stencils the crazy hippies and where he also films a prank with Prince Charles.
The street art activity during 2004 is mainly focused on London. Two pieces in Brighton, and two in Somerset. There are only two pieces outside the UK in 2004, one piece documented in Berlin and another one in Chicago. One of Banksy’s most iconic pieces goes up in Southbank, “The girl with the red balloon”.
Photos: “Wall and piece”.
The first Banksy “exhibition” in London took place on Rivington Street on 31 May 2001. Banksy produced twelve stencils. In Banksy’s own words: “We came out of a pub one night arguing about how easy it would be to hold an exhibition in London without asking anyone permission. As we walked through a tunnel in Shoreditch someone said – You’re wasting your time, why would you want to paint pictures in a dump like this?”