BC: About the author | With the completion of his 1st photo-book. Screenwriter, Photographer, and self proclaim contemporary art critic Daniel Mahoney has no plans on slowing down with future projects. You can aspect to find further books of his own photography and the works of many other street artists and installation artists in the near future. And did we forget to mention hes only Seventeen?
1: Please note: I do not clam any ownership of the following photographs or works of art. | By Banksy | Photo-book by Daniel Mahoney
5: Delancey, Bushwick, Williamsburg
6: All city
7: Today's piece is a short film. Below are still shots from the film. | The opening of the film consists of a Syrian rebel taking aim with a shoulder mounted rocket launcher and shooting down what is believed to be an aircraft. As the Rebels chant in victory, a giant fire ball comes crashing down and it is quickly revealed the rebels have shot down none other then the Walt Disney character Dumbo.
10: Lower East Side
11: East New York
12: Sirens of the Lambs A slaughterhouse delivery truck touring the meatpacking district and then citywide for the next two weeks.
14: Central park | A stall is set up in the park selling 100% authentic and original signed Banksy canvases. $60 each. | Only Eight purchased
17: A fiberglass replica of Ronald McDonald having his shoes shined by a real live boy. The sculpture visits the sidewalk outside a different McDonalds every lunchtime for the next week. | All city
18: "Graffiti is a sign of loss and decay" "He's a vandal, not an artist" - New York Mayor Bloomberg | "I don't read what I believe in the papers" - Banksy
20: West 24th street | This temporary exhibition features a bench, some carpet, and a security guard
21: Staten Island | Todays piece is a video.
22: Upper West Side
23: South Bronx
26: Hell's Kitchen | Waiting in vain at the door of a club
27: Bowery | Today's piece is a out door installation
28: Sunset park
31: Coney Island
32: A thrift store painting vandalized then re-donated to the thrift store. | 23rd Street | Put up for auction. Starting Bid at $74,000.00 Sold for $615,000.00 All Profits went to help the homeless and H.I.V awareness.
33: Yankee Stadium
34: Queens | An inflatable throw-up on the Long Island Expressway
35: All in all the majority of these works have been vandalized by Banksy's rivals and/or destroyed by the NYC police department. When asked about the purpose of "Better out than in" Banksy replied with: "If I have inspired just one child to pick up a cane of paint and make something - wait that would be kind of instinctively disappointing seeing how much work I have put into this." The end..