CNN Picks Up the Banksy Story

March 27th, 2005 · No Comments · Artists

The Banksy story has been covered extensively by the art blogs, but CNN just got wind of it.

NEW YORK (Reuters) — Many a visitor to New York’s Museum of Modern Art has probably thought, “I could do that.”

A British graffiti artist who goes by the name “Banksy” went one step further, by smuggling in his own picture of a soup can and hanging it on a wall, where it stayed for more than three days earlier this month before anybody noticed.

The prank was part of a coordinated plan to infiltrate four of New York’s top museums on a single day.


Read the rest of the story here.

Read the real scoop here and here on the Wooster Collective’s website.

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