IT OUT , the third book by the renowned and irrepressible graffiti
artist BANKSY is published on May 25th 2004. The full-colour
Banksy pocketbooks of vandalism and pub philosophy have become a must-have
item for anyone who has ever smiled at a toilet wall or felt paint could
make the world a slightly more interesting place. His previous two instalments
- BANGING YOUR HEAD AGAINST A BRICK WALL and EXISTENCILISM
have sold over 70,000 copies.
enhanced street corners and rooftops across the world with
images of monkeys, rats and pointed political statements. Dubbed "Britain's
most notorious graffiti artist" by the national press he has painted
the animal enclosures of many of the world's most prestigious zoo's,
installed his own 3 tonne sculpture on a plinth in central London and
his own oil paintings onto the walls of the Tate Gallery and the Louvre
Museum. Last year he exhibited a collection of spray painted live farmyard
animals in a London warehouse and was featured on Crimewatch Uk.
CUT IT OUT
contains never before seen pictures of some shocking graffiti
adventures, behind the scenes footage of the artist in action and a how-to
guide to bringing society to its knees.
on Amazon, the online bookseller, indicate this small
self-published book of backstreet vandalism will enter the bestsellers
top ten, despite the artist refusing to put his name on the cover.
the cover artwork for 2003 album of the year, Blur’s ‘Think
Tank’, and also provided the concept for the design of CND’s
Wrong War Campaign.
CUT IT OUT
retails at £4.99 from all good bookshops and online from www.picturesonwalls.com.
of CUT IT OUT will be accompanied by the public unveiling of
Banksy's latest large scale street sculpture. To receive details of date
location register at firstname.lastname@example.org.