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Banksy

What is the phenomenon of Banksy?

Article
Nataliia Vdovychenko
28/10/2022
18 minutes to read

The article discusses the phenomenon of Banksy's art and its artistic and cultural value in relation to his anonymity. As a case study, Banksy's work exemplifies the intertwining of media, art, and activism in this day and age.

Banksy Brexit mural of man chipping away at EU flag in Dover

Banksy: de anonieme publieke intellectueel

Paper
Maud Schoonen
02/02/2018
18 minutes to read

Dit essay zet uiteen of Banksy beschouwd kan worden als publieke intellectueel en gebruikt een literatuurstudie om de casus Banksy te analyseren. Ook wordt er ook gekeken naar de retorische kwaliteiten van de kunstenaar.

Captured Between the East and the West

Paper
Jip Havermans
21/11/2016
18 minutes to read

This essay explores how and what an artist like Ai Weiwei can contribute to the discussion on the refugee crisis in Europe and if "political" artworks and artistic expressions can have a certain impact on society.