Voina are a group of revolutionary artists. The most controversial of all was Voina's final stunt before the arrests, which the artists called "Palace Revolution". Members overturned seven police cars, some of them with officers inside, at St Petersburg's Palace Square one night last September.
Obviously, a group called "war," is going to attract a certain amount of controversy
, but they're also going to attract some allies
Right now, they're just trying to dodge the fuzz. Who knows? Maybe they're just dicks
posted by snottydick
on Mar 29, 2011 -
Pinning down the elusive Banksy.
"The art world is the biggest joke going," he has said. "It’s a rest home for the overprivileged, the pretentious, and the weak." Yet the stencilist/graffiti writer's pieces regularly sell for hundreds of thousands of pounds at places like Sotheby's--not bad for a man who still remains cloaked in complete anonymity. The New Yorker
gets a rare e-mail interview. [Previously: 1
posted by dead_
on May 15, 2007 -
is giving away images of his work
under the following terms and conditions:
Everything in the shop is free. All the images can be downloaded to print or use as a desktop.
Prints look best when done on gloss paper using the company printer ink when everyone else is at lunch.
Please do not use this service to launch your own poster company or t-shirt line.
posted by donovan
on Jan 18, 2007 -