Who owns a piece of art once it is posted in a public space? Is it owned by nobody or everybody? How does valuable graffiti art by Banksy differ from sexy perfume billboards in the local bus shelter?
Here is the link to the latest Banksy theft(?!)…”you’ve gotta pick a pocket or two, boys” (another life lesson for poor little British kids about getting ahead in a capitalist world)
…and another link, to more profiteering art pirates…”only in Britain, you say?”
…in New York City they have another approach: painting over a $1 million Banksy work in order to destroy it. New Yorkers are art Luddites (discuss)…