A graffiti attributed to Banksy depicting a child wielding a machine gun, in black and white surrounded by colored flowers, is spotted in Westwood, California on Feb. 17, 2011. Another graffiti was ripped down Wednesday, Feb.16th in Hollywood, amid sightings of other pieces in a reported pre-Oscars publicity stunt. Banksy is nominated for best documentary for "Exit Through the Gift Shop" at the Oscars, due to be announced on February 27th at the climax of Tinseltown's annual awards season.
Always thought this was a genius idea: Banksy ~ Here's Banksy's version of Jean-François Millet's The Gleaners (1857), one of the paintings in his exhibition Banksy v Bristol Museum. Classic French style, classic Banksy visual deception adapted to the interior of an art gallery.