Banksy Goes To Palestine

Banksy is the secret artist. He does his graffiti and disappears. Then he turned up in Palestine commenting on the evil that is being done to the owners of the land. They didn't quite take his point. Now they know better. The Times explains so does The New Yorker [ well worth a read incidentally ]. It gets difficult when you are a guerrilla with a web site and write ups in the main stream media but we must all pretend that we don't know him, especially if we do.
NB There are more at Banksy Rides Again You might also like Julian Beever, another Englishman or
John Pugh an American.  

Banksy does some explaining too. When he was doing his work he was interrupted by an Israeli thug and then a Palestinian. The following exchanges ensued:-

Soldier: What the fuck are you doing?

Me: You'll have to wait 'til it's finished

Soldier (to colleagues): Safety's [ sic ] off

Old man: You paint the wall, you make it look beautiful.

Me: Thanks

Old man: We don't want it to be beautiful, we hate this wall, go home.

His web site is at Banksy
Everything in his shop is free - Is he trying to destroy capitalism?


Berlin Wall? West Wall!
See the source.
Commentary at

Rise above it and float across

Rock Boy

Paradise Lost?

Hashish as a way out?

Ladder to Heaven?

Cut Here


Latuff Explains The Intifada With Pictures - It Isn't Pretty


A new Israeli flag showing their commitment to children.

Pull down that wall Mr Gorbachev

Stop and search

Horses for courses?


The BBC gives us some more – ex

A dove wears armour. Better bullet proof than dead.


Check that donkey's ID even if it belongs to Jesus.

Catapaults versus rifles. They have nothing else but courage and despair.

Tow away zone.
Tow away

A view from slightly further back.
Hole in the wall

A cherub not Jesus.

Not a Banksy but he is on the same lines.
Banksy not

Palestinian refugee - It is not a Banksy but.......

Bethlehem Christmas

This is not Palestine but I couldn't resist it.


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Updated on 07/09/2012 18:06