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Banksy's Works in Africa Reflect the Graffiti Artist's Adventurous

By: Tisah Tucknott - Published:   Updated: Aug 11 2011 • References: unurth and gradientmagazine
The mysteriousness of Banksy continues as his graffiti works have started to appear in Africa. The ghost-like artist now seems to be taking over the world with his silent statements.

Rumors are spreading that Banksy's works in Africa have included graffiti in Cairo, Egypt as well as in the Republic of Mali.

No matter where his work may be, it is clear that Banksy always seems to pick prime locations for his street art.

Implications - The use of strong statement-inducing imagery is used by many artists who recognize the need to get images out there that make consumers thing. In the current buyers market consumers appreciate intelligence and thought-provoking images injected into their art and designs. Businesses that want to profit need to imagine that their consumers are free-thinking and desire a change in the way they view art.