Banksy painting of British lawmakers as chimps sells for millions

"Devolved Parliament" depicts the House of Commons populated by primates.....»»

Category: break-upsSource: tmzOct 3rd, 2019

They’re Just Like Us: Chimps Attend ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ Screening, Eat Popcorn

Ever been to the movies with a couple of chimps? The folks who watched Dawn of the Planet of the Apes at a Myrtle Beach, S.C. theater over the weekend can now say they have. Just like their fellow spectators, little Vali and Sugriva from the Myrtle Beach.....»»

Category: topSource: celebuzzMay 20th, 2019

Banksy Could Be Anyone Or Everyone, Even This Dude

25 years ago, Banksy was born. The street artist sworn to secrecy, or fear of showing the world an ugly face, or true understanding of marketing strategy, has gained fame for his poignant graffiti all across the globe. As such, theories on Banksy’s .....»»

Category: topSource: theblemishSep 2nd, 2016

Brick-by-brick: See Banksy"s art recreated in Legos

Banksy's work is an international art sensation, and now the mysterious street art is getting a makeover — in Lego.Photographer Jeff Friesen and his 7-year-old daughter June build recreations of Banksy's playful paintings out of the toys, and take pict.....»»

Category: celebSource: msnbcJul 8th, 2019

Gauguin"s Tahitian painting "Nafea faa ipoipo" goes on display in Madrid

French post-Impressionist Paul Gauguin's "Nafea faa ipoipo" (When Will You Marry?) painting, reportedly the most expensive painting ever sold, went on display at Madrid's Reina Sofia Museum on Friday. The 1892 oil painting of two Tahitian girls was sold e.....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooJul 13th, 2015

Claude Monet "Water Lilies" painting sells for $54 million

An iconic "Water Lilies" painting by French artist Claude Monet sold for £31.7 million ($54 million, 39.7 million euros) at a London sale on Monday, the second-highest sum paid for his work on record. The 1906 painting "Nympheas" -- s.....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooJun 27th, 2019

Banksy painting proves profitable for art enthusiast

A WORK by Banksy has risen in value to 30 times what its owner paid for it when the graffiti artist was unknown......»»

Category: topSource: expressJul 11th, 2019

Trailer home-turned-Banksy canvas sells for $546,000

PARIS (AP) — Auctioneers handling the sale of an unusual early work by the elusive street artist known as Banksy say the spray-painted trailer home has sold for 500,000 euros ($546,000)......»»

Category: topSource: yahooJun 2nd, 2015

Artist Banksy opens sinister theme park at British seaside

Graffiti artist Banksy announced the opening of a dystopian theme park in a British seaside town on Thursday, featuring boats filled with migrants and an anarchist training camp. The "Dismaland" theme park is located in a derelict outdoor swimmi.....»»

Category: artsSource: yahooAug 26th, 2015

Banksy theme park brings $30M boost to depressed UK town

LONDON (AP) — An anarchic amusement park by street artist Banksy that mocked capitalism and consumer culture has brought an economic boom to a faded British seaside town......»»

Category: topSource: yahooSep 28th, 2015

Artist Banksy opens derelict "Dismaland" theme park

LONDON (AP) — The elusive British graffiti artist Banksy has unveiled his latest project — a parody of a seaside theme park called "Dismaland" complete with a derelict castle, a dead Cinderella and a Grim Reaper in a bumper car......»»

Category: artsSource: yahooAug 26th, 2015

Gaza artist gobbles up valuable Banksy mural on war debris

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A 33-year-old Gaza man says he has been duped into selling a valuable work by British graffiti artist Banksy for less than $200 to a local artist......»»

Category: artsSource: yahooApr 8th, 2015

$13K restitution ordered in Banksy defacement case

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — A California man pleaded guilty Monday to defacing two Park City murals believed to have been done by the mysterious British graffiti artist Banksy......»»

Category: topSource: yahooSep 15th, 2014

Banksy mural sells for $137K at L.A. auction

A mural painted on a factory wall in Detroit by famous graffiti artist Bansky sells for more than $137,000 (USD) at a Los Angeles auction. Jeanne Yurman reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersOct 6th, 2015

Jennifer Garner urges lawmakers to fund children"s program

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Hollywood actress Jennifer Garner is asking Kentucky lawmakers to spend $1 million on an early-childhood education program......»»

Category: topSource: yahooFeb 11th, 2016

UK Lawmakers Slam Trump, But Most Oppose Banning Him

Donald Trump doesn't have many fans in Britain's Parliament. But a debate among lawmakers on calls to ban Trump from the country revealed little appetite to close Britain's doors to the provocativ........»»

Category: tvSource: accesshollywoodJan 21st, 2016

Amal Clooney Meets with John McCain and Lawmakers in D.C., Lands First U.S. TV Interview

Clooney urged lawmakers to support the immediate release of her client Mohamed Nasheed......»»

Category: topSource: peopleJan 19th, 2017

Powers behind "Power" lobby Hill lawmakers for support

WASHINGTON (AP) — "Power" star Omari Hardwick and the creator of the popular Starz series lobbied lawmakers Wednesday for greater support for cable programs that appeal to minority audiences......»»

Category: topSource: yahooJul 23rd, 2015

Texas Lawmakers Don’t Mind If Women Sneak Into Homes To Give Sleeping Men Blowjobs

The post Texas Lawmakers Don’t Mind If Women Sneak Into Homes To Give Sleeping Men Blowjobs appeared first on PopCrunch......»»

Category: topSource: popcrunchApr 29th, 2015

Comcast Already Delivering Latino Channels, But Lawmakers Want More With Pending TW Cable Merger

In a letter to Comcast CEO Brian Roberts and Time Warner Cable CEO Rob Marcus, House lawmakers asked that the companies’ proposed merger make a commitment to carry channels aimed at the Hispanic market, as the new company will reach over 90% of Lati.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineAug 2nd, 2014

Lawmakers Ask Comcast to Carry Latino-Owned Channels

Rep. Tony Cardenas (D-Calif.) and 52 other House lawmakers are asking Comcast to make a commitment to carry Latino-focused channels as the cable giant seeks to acquire Time Warner Cable. In a letter to Comcast CEO Brian Roberts and Time Warner Cable CEO R.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyApr 21st, 2019