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

Researchers gathered 140 locations of his alleged works that were all associated with Robin Gunningham<p>Scientists have used geographic profiling, which was developed to find serial criminals and terrorists, to confirm the identify the secretive graffiti artist Banksy.<p>According to <i>Sky News</i>, scientists …

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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 …

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 scientists at Queen Mary University of London claim to have confirmed Banksy's identity using the same types of techniques profilers would use to …

Have we finally found the real Banksy?

A group of scientists claim to have identified the elusive graffiti artist – by tracking him as if he were a serial killer<p>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. …

Link About It: 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 …

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)

They used geo-location tools to solve the mystery.<p>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 a genius, and others as a vandal, his aura is enhanced by mystery: He never appears with his art, …

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Banksy is Robin Gunningham According to Scientists at Queen Mary University of London.

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 identity through extensive research, which finally culminated with a …

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Banksy's Ronald McDonald Sculpture for "Better Out Than In"

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

, Women@Forbes<p>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 …

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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 “Better Out Than In” Day 15 – ‘Flower Tower’ Check out the piece here... http://hsnob.co/GZHYsJ

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

Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>With pop-up booth, famed street artist makes just $420 for paintings worth hundreds of thousands.<p>British street …

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Banksy Channels 'Gladiator' for "Better Out Than In"

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Banksy Sells Original Work for $60 in NYC - The Daily Beast

Hey New York, get it together. Banksy put some of his original signed pieces up for sale at a Central Park booth on Saturday for just $60—they have an estimated value of over $40,000 each—and hardly anyone stopped to buy them. “A lady buys two small canvases for her children, but only after …

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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 …

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 Artworks for $60 a Piece 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 $60.<p>The event was documented on video and posted on Banksy's website. It took several hours for the first artwork to be sold, to a lady who managed to …

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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Yesterday, Banksy set up a stall in Central Park selling 100% authentic Banksy canvases. Did anyone get one? http://www.juxtapoz.com/tag/banksy