The pioneer of the UK graffiti scene post millennium, Banksy was the
first UK graffiti artist to successfully straddle the divide between
street and fine art.
Having initially built his reputation on a series
of high profile public stunts, such as installing his own painting into
the Tate Museum, Banksy has become a worldwide phenomenon of graffiti
art and the leader of the street art movement.
Originally from the UK,
his identity has remained anonymous at all times and does not operate
through the conventional gallery system, having no formal