Banksy Strikes Again in Venice

Juxtapoz writes: "Never invited to be the part of Venice Biennale, Banksy once again invited himself to showcase his work. Using a typical pop-up stand that usually sells tacky paintings and souvenirs, he assembled a selection of 9 works that collectively built an image of a massive cruise ship blocking the city."

In recent years, the flood of massive cruise ships into Venice has created tensions between Venetians and tourism companies. It's pretty clear on what side the street artist comes down.

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  • Sean says:

    He has good commentary about Venice, but I was there in 2008 and thought it was a gloried Disney Epcot Center even back then. There is almost no Italian culture in the city despite the Italian residents who still live there. Cruise ships being added to the mix are just the icing on the cake.

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