Banksy, English Artist ( - )

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Graffiti's always been a temporary art form. You make your mark and then they scrub it off.~Banksy

Art You Always

I don't know why people are so keen to put the details of their private life in public; they forget that invisibility is a superpower.~Banksy

Life People Details

All graffiti is low-level dissent, but stencils have an extra history. They've been used to start revolutions and to stop wars.~Banksy

History Start Stop

I wouldn't want to be remembered as the guy who contaminated a perfectly legitimate form of protest art with money and celebrities.~Banksy

Art Money Want

Should graffiti be judged on the same level as modern art? Of course not: It's way more important than that.~Banksy

Art Important Way

I give away thousands of paintings for free.~Banksy

Free Away Give

I love the way capitalism finds a place - even for its enemies.~Banksy

Love Capitalism Place

You live in the city and all the time there are signs telling you what to do and billboards trying to sell you something.~Banksy

Time Trying City

There's obviously nothing wrong with selling your art - only an idiot with a trust fund would tell you otherwise. But it's confusing to know how far you should take it.~Banksy

Art Trust Nothing

It's great, I guess, when your paintings are hanging up in a museum.~Banksy

Great Museum Up

I started painting graffiti in the classic New York style of big letters and characters but I was never very good at it.~Banksy

Good Style Painting