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Inside Walled Off: 60 Photos of Banksy’s New Palestine Art Hotel

In stark contrast to yesterday’s hotel post, Banksy has opened a hotel of his own in Palestine and no, it’s not a joke. Walled Off is a legit art hotel complete with fully functioning ensuite facilities; artist-decorated rooms, a palatial presidential suite, scary budget rooms that look like barracks, an independently operated gallery and a museum. Operated by the local community, its meant to offer a warm welcome to everyone from all sides of the conflict and across the world. (more…)

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35 Brilliant Pop Culture Art Puns from Hanksy

The artist known as Hansky must have a blast. Everything he creates, including his moniker, mocks the world of celebrity and art. Actors, musicians, athletes and politicians are combined with pop culture and rendered in his street art to result in that lowest rung of comedy, the pun. And like several puns, they’re so bad, they’re good. (more…)

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The Truck Art Project and Palibex Murals Highlight Urban Artists from Spain

truck art project and Palibex murals

Jaime Colsa, founder and CEO of Spain’s truck transport company Palibex (aka PBX) is a lover and supporter of the arts and local culture. Their building and their trucks have been used as canvases to showcase the urban artwork of contemporary Spanish artists. (more…)

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