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Remember that heady time about a year ago when a scrappy young street artist named Bansky held a city captive with his whimsical work? Sure you do! It was pretty much all anyone could talk about while the surprise street art was popping up all over New York—from Staten Island to Red Hook to the Upper West Side—as part of a "residency" in which Banksy left behind dozens of works of graffiti and sculpture...
Remember last October when Banksy visited and it was all anyone could talk about? It's fair to say it was a pretty exciting moment in an otherwise uneventful month and it proved to be a great conversation starter at parties where you didn't know anyone. More than a few people directly profited from Banksy randomly choosing to tag the walls and properties they owned and today, The Wall Street Journal is reporting that yet another "victim"...
  Whether or not you like his art, you can't deny the fact that Banksy is basically an expert at self-promotion. I mean, I'm pretty sure that I've heard more about Banksy in the last few weeks than I've heard about Lou Reed in the last 24 hours. And I've heard a lot about Lou Reed. For example, did you know he was grumpy and that a lot of people like his music? It's all true,...
Well, this has been an unexpectedly bang-up week for jaw-dropping political allegations. First, Congressman Michael Grimm allegedly had sex in a Bay Ridge bathroom, and now it comes out that Bill de Blasio seems to be utterly in the dark about the existence of Banksy? An artist our current mayor feels strongly enough about that he'd like to see his work banned from our city's blank wall space, and who presumably is suuuuper well-regarded among de...