Banksy, the provocative Bristol-born artist, has been creating art for over 20 years now, with his controversial work popping up in cities across the world on walls, bridges, sidewalks, and more. A new exhibit, Banksy: Building Castles in the Sky, will be coming to NYC this May, celebrating the artist in a museum-style exhibition.
Curated by Stefano Antonelli and Gianluca Marziani, attendees will be taken on an incredible journey of the artist’s mysterious career. See his exhilarating work from when he first came on the scene to a look at his intriguing “Dismaland,” a dystopian pop-up art exhibition in the resort town of Weston-super-Mare in Somerset, England, that satirized Disneyland.
Viewers will get the rare chance to see over 100 pieces of Banksy’s original and verified art, including Banksy of England banknotes, several posters, rare t-shirt and vinyl cover designs, sculptures, and more!The provocative artist has captivated art lovers worldwide, so be sure to grab tickets to see his most compelling works of art at this new exhibit coming to NYC this May.
Banksy: Building Castles in the Sky will open this May at the former International Center of Photography Museum at 250 Bowery, New York, NY 10012. This unique exhibit celebrates Banksy as a true artist in a museum-style format that is different from previous exhibitions that showcased his work. It’s only on view until September 5, 2022, so make plans to visit before you miss out!
The experience is the perfect chance to introduce the entire family to Banksy’s captivating artistic world. To give yourself plenty of time to peruse, plan to spend between 60 and 90 minutes enjoying the entire exhibit.