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Banksy May Be Massive Attack Frontman: Report

The art world’s favorite cypher is the target once again of investigative journalism seeking to unmask him. We’re talking of course about the street …

Scientists Use Technique Used on Serial Criminals to Confirm Banksy's Identity

Scientists have used geographic profiling, which was developed to find serial criminals and terrorists, to confirm the identify the secretive …

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Mapping data might have just revealed who the real Banksy is

Trying to figure out the identity of graffiti artist Banksy is the art world equivalent of discovering who Satoshi Nakamoto really is.<p>It was first thought that Banksy was a street artist named Robert Banks and then was later said to be Robin Gunningham after an in-depth investigation by a UK …

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Scientists use math to hunt for identity of elusive graffiti artist Banksy

Elusive street artist Banksy may have been unmasked — by mathematics.<p>Scientists have applied a type of modeling used to track down criminals and map disease outbreaks to identify the graffiti artist, whose real name has never been confirmed.<p>The technique, known as geographic profiling, is used by …

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Banksy's identity has apparently been revealed — and his name is Robin Gunningham

"Geographic profiling," a technique used to catch serial criminals, has proved that the elusive artist Banksy really is Robin Gunningham, according to academic research.<p>Scientists at Queen Mary University of London claim to have "tagged" Banksy, by identifying a pattern between the locations where …

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Scientists use criminal profiling to 'identify' Banksy

LONDON — It's arguably one of the best British mysteries around, so you might want to stop reading now if you want to avoid spoiling it.<p>A group of …

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Have we finally found the real Banksy?

Since Banksy achieved global fame as the most well-known of all the street artists, rumours have swirled around his real identity. Various competing theories have been advanced. Is ‘he’ actually a ‘she’? Is he a collective of artists? Is he actually the Mr Brainwash depicted in 2010 documentary <i>Exit</i> …

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Scientists Use Geographic Profiling to Reveal Banksy's True Identity

Using a technique called “geographic profiling”—which is mostly used to catch serial criminals—scientists at Queen Mary University of London claim to have discovered the true identity of the infamous street artist Banksy. After building a geoprofile from the locations of 140 of Bansky’s suspected …

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How Math Geeks Almost Doxxed Banksy

Describing graffiti as a “minor terrorism-related act,” researchers in the UK have used a technique developed for crime-fighting to tag the identity …

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Here’s Who Banksy Really Is (So Say Big Data Scientists)

Banksy is a famous artist and activist whose distinctive drawings appear unexpectedly on the buildings of London and New York City. Hailed by some as …

Scientists Claim to Have Uncovered Banksy’s Identity Through Geographic Profiling

Queen Mary University of London has tagged the elusive street artist.<p>Attempts to unmask the enigmatic Banksy are nothing new, but we may now know — once and for all — the actual identity of the controversial street artist. Scientists at Queen Mary University of London claim to have uncovered his …

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Banksy’s Ronald McDonald Sculpture for “Better Out Than In”

For the 16th day of “Better Out Than In,” Banksy has tackled a familiar subject: corporate business<p>For the 16th day of “Better Out Than In,” Banksy has tackled a familiar subject: corporate business and McDonald’s in particular. Dubbed <i>Shoeshine</i>, the new piece is the controversial street artist’s …

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Banksy: Why A Million-Dollar Artist's Work Sold For $60

Branding is everything. It can make or break your business.<p>Companies that get this, spend millions in cultivating strong brands that secure them a loyal following. If you think about what consumers need vs. want, the majority of purchases fall in the “wants” category. Those desires are influenced …

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Banksy New Street Piece For “Better Out Than In” – TriBeCa, NYC

Share this article<p>Rom Levy<br>• October 15, 2013<br>• 0<p>Banksy’s latest instalment for “Better Out Than In” has just been revealed!<br>Day 15 brings us a …

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Banksy hits New York City, but the city hits back

Acclaimed street artist Banksy has crossed the pond from his native UK, and is now leaving his marks all around New York City. Since October 1st, he's created upwards of 10 pieces as part of his monthlong "residency" (to borrow a term from the professional art world), titled "Better Out Than In." …

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Banksy Sells Originals For $60 Each At Central Park Booth

With pop-up booth, famed street artist makes just $420 for paintings worth hundreds of thousands.<p>British street artist Banksy is no stranger to being …

Banksy Channels ‘Gladiator’ for “Better Out Than In”

Art doesn’t have to take inspiration from the high-brow for an effective piece. Banksy proves<p>Art doesn’t have to take inspiration from the high-brow for an effective piece. Banksy proves exactly that with the latest installment of “Better Out Than In”: a quote from Ridley Scott’s Russell …

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Banksy Sells Original Work for $60 in NYC

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Banksy Set Up a Booth in Central Park to Anonymously Sell His Original Artwork For $60 Per Piece

Elusive street artist Bansky is currently creating art around New York City for his month-long <i>Better Out than In</i> street show. As a sneaky stunt, …

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Collectible Art At Street Prices: Banksy Sells Pieces For $60

New Yorkers who love a good bargain missed a golden opportunity Saturday, when the artist and provocateur Banksy, whose sly graffiti art adorns collectors' walls, opened a sidewalk kiosk in Central Park to sell his work for $60 apiece.<p>With original signed art works zip-tied to the wire walls of his …

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Banksy Quotes 'Gladiator' In His Latest Mural

Over the weekend, street artist Banksy pulled an outrageous stunt in Central Park, selling valuable art on the cheap to unsuspecting tourists.<p>For today's installment in his month-long series on the streets of New York, he headed to Queens, where he painted a quote from the movie "Gladiator":<p><b>"What</b> …

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Would You Buy A Banksy From A New York Stall For $60? Not Many Did

If there was ever proof that the financial value of contemporary art is tied up in marketing and context, it was that British street artist Banksy set up a stall selling signed original canvases to passers by in New York’s Central Park yesterday for $60, yet had only managed to offload one by …

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Banksy Sells Original Artwork for $60 in Central Park

Street artist Banksy set up a stall in New York's Central Park Saturday, selling his original pieces — worth tens of thousands of dollars each — for …

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Banksy Engaged In An Ingenious Stunt This Weekend, Secretly Selling Incredibly Valuable Art For Cheap On The Street

This is pretty clever.<p>Infamous street artist Banksy — who is in NYC for the entire month revealing new pieces of graffiti or art installations every day — took to the streets and sold original versions of his famous art at cut-rate prices.<p>The catch: The average passerby would have had no idea that …

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