Everyone is familiar with the extraordinary work of the controversial street artist and political activist Banksy. When it comes to Banksy, what intrigues people, even more, is the fact that even after 30 years of being a part of the world graffiti scene, his identity still continues to be questioned. In fact, even though there are speculations around his name, Banksy’s identity still remains unconfirmed.
He is known for his exquisite body of art that fuses dark humor with graffiti executed as a combination of stencils and spray-paint that leaves no one indifferent. His street art dominates the urban space in various countries across the globe and it carries strong and controversial messages with a political, philosophical, social, or environmental background.
Banksy remains the world’s most-renewed graffiti artist who inspires people with his mysterious character. Many street artists are motivated by his art narrative that always sparks the curiosity and provokes the viewers to explore his work.
This approach that he uses is known under the widely popular term the “Banksy Effect.” It’s a term that was popularized after Banksy first appeared on the street art scene in the 1990s it’s associated with his signature stenciled works of street art that always convey a message.