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. Banksy: Building Castles in the Sky, in NYC, celebrates the artist in a museum-style exhibition.
The exhibit was only supposed to run until the beginning of September but has been extended to the end of 2022!Curated by Stefano Antonelli and Gianluca Marziani, attendees will be taken on an incredible journey of the artist’s mysterious career.
You only have a few more months to see his exhilarating work. This includes art 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.
In this limited-time exhibit, 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 exhibit while it’s still open in NYC.
Banksy: Building Castles in the Sky is on display 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. Make plans to visit before the end of the year is up and it’s gone!
This is the perfect NYC activity for the fall or wintertime, you’ll be glad to know you now have a bit more time to make the most of it.
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 thought-provoking exhibit.