Biography for Banksy
Banksy (1974?) is the the pioneer of the UK graffiti scene. Banksy was the first UK graffiti artist to successfully straddle the divide between street and fine art. Having initially built his reputation on a series of high profile public stunts, such as installing his own painting into the Tate Museum.
Banksy has become a worldwide phenomenon of graffiti art and the leader of the street art movement. His identity has remained anonymous at all times and does not operate through the conventional gallery system, having no formal representation. Originally from Bristol, Banksy