Introducing “The Banksy Story” Podcast.
BBC Sounds released gripping and previously untold stories about the life and work of the elusive graffiti artist Banksy in their 10-part podcast titled “The Banksy Story.” This intriguing series promises to take listeners on a journey from his humble beginnings as a street artist to becoming a global phenomenon. With exclusive access to unheard events, the podcast also boasts a rare five-minute recording featuring the artist’s unmistakable “Bristolian twang,” offering a glimpse into the artist’s enigmatic persona.
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Produced and hosted by an avid Banksy enthusiast, James Peak, the podcast features expert analysis from cultural historian John Higgs. Adding to the intrigue, interviews with a former employee of Banksy’s print shop, Picture On Walls, named Steph Warren, shed light on behind-the-scenes anecdotes from the artist’s meteoric rise. Steph shares captivating insights into how the artist captivated the elite art world, navigated the pressures of fame, showcased immense charity work, and skillfully managed his clandestine universe.
Prepare to be engrossed as the podcast series uncovers the enigma surrounding this iconic figure, leaving no stone unturned in revealing the hidden dimensions of his extraordinary journey.
You can listen to the entire podcast series via the link below: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p0fzzl38
Cut & Run By Banksy.
In addition to the podcast launch this week, Banksy has taken the art world by storm again with his latest exhibition titled “Cut and Run.” Currently on display in the Gallery of Modern Art in Glasgow, showcasing an array of thought-provoking artworks that challenge conventional norms and spark conversations on various social issues.
“Cut and Run” delves into the artist’s signature style of combining street art with powerful messages, leaving viewers in awe of his artistic prowess and ingenuity. The exhibition features an assortment of stencilled works, striking murals, and immersive installations that confront contemporary societal dilemmas, environmental concerns, and political commentary.
True to Banksy’s unique approach, “Cut and Run” offers an engaging and interactive experience for visitors, encouraging them to reflect on the complexities of modern life. The show is running until 28th August 2023 & open from 9 am – 5 am the following day on Friday & Saturday! No Photography is allowed; however, souvenir Polaroids taken by a staff member are complimentary and available on request.
Book your tickets to the exhibition here: https://cutandrun.co.uk/
Find out about Woodbury House & the artists we represent here:https://woodburyhouseart.com/about/
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