Pretty Things: Banksy


Remember a few weeks ago when copies of Paris Hilton’s album were “vandalized” in England? We’re sure you’ve gotten over the horrible injustice of how it brought her even more publicity, so we thought we’d broach it again as an introduction to one of our (and, now more than ever, the world’s) favorite artists: Banksy.

Although an alleged identity has been tossed around, it’s best if we follow tradition and refer to him as the shadowy figure who usually distributes his work guerilla style (although, in recent years, its been seen in galleries). Not surprisingly, the image above is one of our favorites. Expand your cultural vocabularly and poke around his website to find your own…