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Warhol was totally different, and way more important and had way more ideas.
i would say banksys are more like the simplest of political messages or mybe the most accesible? but i really don't think they are the smartest at all, some of his messages are very questionable if not just very general.

Last edited by black shape (2008-09-03 18:43:55)

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he makes fine art less presumptuous almost stupid.  you miss the point?

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i'm not convinced he does it well enough though.

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I agree. its very 'johnny rotten' wink

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yeah it is like that hehe
http://img374.imageshack.us/img374/751/banksy1mz5.jpg

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Here's our swedish Banksy: Akayism.

http://www.akayism.org/streetart/trafficisland/trafficisland02.jpg
http://www.akayism.org/streetart/trafficisland/trafficisland04.jpg
http://www.akayism.org/streetart/trafficisland/trafficisland06.jpg
http://www.akayism.org/streetart/trafficisland/trafficisland10.jpg

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http://www.petterbuhagen.com/portfolio/img/19Feil.jpg

Last edited by black shape (2008-09-03 19:27:20)

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what's up with this word "fail" anyway, internet word of 2008 or what? last years word must have been "podcast" i guess,

i'm too old and slow to get all these internet hypes i think,.. hmm


Edit: sry guys on a low res screen here. now i see it's "feil".

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Matthew Barney
http://images.artnet.com/artwork_images_445_215437_matthew-barney.jpg

Music is a beautiful opiate, if you don't take it too seriously.

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whale blubber galore

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http://bp1.blogger.com/_PeUzxebdCUk/RdOGZ1Nd3RI/AAAAAAAAAFE/JW5orMppbP0/s320/form500.jpg

http://www.thecombinationof.com/Artists/JonathanAnderson/thumbnails/drawing,vier4(detail).jpg

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http://www.andrehn-schiptjenko.com/site/assets/images/art_matelli_aporl.png

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Hehe..I like Cattelan
http://pepecasals.files.wordpress.com/2008/06/maurizio-cattelan-12880_11.jpg
http://twi-ny.com/attentiontodetail.jpg

Music is a beautiful opiate, if you don't take it too seriously.

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http://www.postmedia.net/cattelan/5maggio2.jpg

apparently some guy tried to rescue them and he fell out the tree and broke his arm

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"Staring at Cat Staring at Cat Staring" by Steve Bishop

http://www.stevebishop.org/staringatcats/staringatcats1.jpg
http://www.stevebishop.org/staringatcats/staringatcats2.jpg
http://www.stevebishop.org/staringatcats/staringatcats3.jpg

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so cheap....

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Riitta Ikonen's costume projects
http://i38.tinypic.com/119crwl.jpg
http://i37.tinypic.com/5me3dd.jpg
http://i36.tinypic.com/2z7pwl1.jpg
http://i34.tinypic.com/igyomq.jpg

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This collaborative project by Wearitwithpride is coolex, they invited 40 artists from around the world to do interpretations of film posters...

http://www.lifelounge.com/resources/IMGRELATED/suspiria-WeBuyYourKids.jpg
http://www.lifelounge.com/resources/IMGRELATED/planet-of-the-apes-nonfromat-hellovon.jpg
http://www.lifelounge.com/resources/IMGRELATED/clockwork-Orange-DavidJohnston-DavidEllis.jpg
http://www.lifelounge.com/resources/IMGRELATED/bladerunner-Kako-Carlos-Bela-Lobo.jpg

There's more here

Last edited by San (2008-09-18 07:14:40)

Music is a beautiful opiate, if you don't take it too seriously.

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That is nice.

Honey, in the morning the bees are singing and the birds are stinging in an open head surgery.

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http://www.lifelounge.com/resources/IMGRELATED/TravisLampe_12.jpg
http://www.lifelounge.com/resources/IMGRELATED/TravisLampe_4.jpg
http://www.lifelounge.com/resources/IMGRELATED/TravisLampe_3.jpg

Music is a beautiful opiate, if you don't take it too seriously.

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Ujino Muneteru, y'all:

http://tinyurl.com/4np26l

http://the-rotators.com/index.html

http://the-rotators.com/works/about/about_rtt.html

Uh

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The Abu Ghraib coffee table, by Phillip Toledano

http://www.likecool.com/Home/Furniture/Abu%20Ghraib%20Coffee%20Table/Abu-Ghraib-Coffee-Table.jpg

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I want one......

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haha is it interactive ^_^

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just came in mind the moloko vellocet
http://cdn-i.dmdentertainment.com/cracked/img/articles/mrides/clockwork.jpg
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