Today a report came out that Banksy, the famously elusive and immensely talented graffiti artist, was arrested.
This eventually was reported to be a hoax or potentially a stunt by Banksy himself. While in our opinion, Banksy being “at large” is a godsend and means that his politically charged and confronting works of art will continue to inspire the masses.
This, however, does bring up an interesting point. Is Banksy really one person, like Shepard Fairey, or is Bansky actually a collective of underground graffiti artists prescribing to one style?
Whatever the case we are glad it is a hoax and that we can still look forward to finding these little Banksy gems hidden around the world.
Here are a few of our favorite Banksy pieces