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Banksy Quotes and Sayings|
Inspirational Art Quotes by the famous British
born ??? - England - ??? / Lives United
Famous Banksy art includes stenciled grafitti
art, guerrilla art, and images that have strong
opinions on topics of culture, politics, and
+ The time of getting fame for your name on its
own is over. Artwork that is only about wanting
to be famous will never make you famous. Any fame
is a by-product of making something that means
something. You don't go to a restaurant and order
a meal because you want to have a shit.
+ You know what hip-hop has done with the word
'nigger' - I'm trying to do that with the word
vandalism, bring it back.
+ The holy grail is to spend less time making
the picture than it takes people to look at it.
+ I wouldn't sell shit to Charles
Saatchi. If I sell 55,000 books and however
many screen prints, I don't need one man to tell
me I'm an artist. It's hugely different if people
buy it, rather than one f##king Tory punter does.
No, I'd never knowingly sell anything to him.
+ If you don't own a train company then you go
and paint on one instead. It all comes from that
thing at school when you had to have name tags
in the back of something.. that makes it belong
to you. You can own half the city by scribbling
your name over it.
+ Remember crime against property is not real
crime. People look at an oil painting and admire
the use of brushstrokes to convey meaning. People
look at a graffiti painting and admire the use
of a drainpipe to gain access.