Banksy Versus Bristol Museum

18 06 2009

banksy-icecream-pooLooks like bad boy guerrilla artist Banksy, is playing by the rules. Known for his infamous stunts around the world, at museums (illegally) and on city walls, he now has a legit installation of over 100 pieces at Bristol’s City Museum & Art Gallery. Pretty damn surprising even to his fans and even more so to his friends.

“The people in Bristol have always been very good to me – I decided the best way to show my appreciation was by putting a bunch of old toilets and some live chicken nuggets in their museum . . . This is the first show I’ve ever done where taxpayers’ money is being used to hang my pictures up rather than scrape them off.”

Read more at coolhunting.com

Banksy Versus Bristol Museum
June 15 – August 31, 2009
Bristol Museum
Queen’s Road, Bristol
BS8 1RL map
tel. +44 117 922 3571

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