Planet Banksy
Planet Banksy

Planet Banksy

The Man, His Work and the Movement He Has Inspired

Compiled by KET

ART

128 Pages, 7.5 x 10

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $19.95 (US $19.95) (CA $23.95)

Publication Date: July 2014

ISBN 9781782431589

Rights: US & CA

Michael O'Mara Books (Jul 2014)
Michael O'Mara

Price: $19.95
 
 

Overview

A full-color showcase of some of Banksy's most innovative pieces, offering thought-provoking comparison with the works of his studentsBanksy is the world's foremost graffiti artist, his work adorning streets, walls, and bridges across nations and continents. His stencil designs are instantly recognizable and disturbingly precise in their social and political commentary, flavored with subtle humour and self-awareness. More popular than ever, Banksy has spawned countless imitators, students, and fans alike, his fame—although unlooked-for—inevitably transmitting his ideas and work to the international arena. Highlighting both the relevance of Banksy's work and how his impact has continued to spread, this book brings together some of the very best pieces of art from all corners of the world that have been inspired by Banksy, as well as some of Banksy's own innovative, profound, and controversial work. Showcasing graffiti with a range of topics and coming from a variety of inspirational sources, this book provides an overview of how the man's work is changing the face of modern art, as well as that of urban landscape.

Author Biography

KET is a world-renowned graffiti artist, the founder and publisher of Stress magazine, and he launched the world's first Hip Hop journal, Elementary. His previous titles include Graffiti Planet, Graffiti Planet 2, and Street Art. He lives in New York City.