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Banksy loses battle with greetings card firm over 'flower bomber' trademark

The elusive artist was "inconsistent with honest practices" in the case, EU authorities say.
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Banksy trademark 'at risk' after street artist loses legal battle

Graffiti painter loses case against greeting card firm over use of Flower Thrower muralBanksy’s trademark may be at risk after the street artist lost a case that an EU panel said was brought in bad faith and undermined by a gift shop he set up in London last year.Banksy lost the case against a greeting card company, Full Colour Black, which argued it should be able to use an image of the Flower Thrower stencil mural, which he painted in Jerusalem, because of the artist’s anonymity. Continue read...
Tags: London, Law, Jerusalem, Eu, UK News, Culture, Art and design, Banksy, Flower Thrower muralBanksy, Full Colour Black


Banksy’s Ex-Dealer Lifts The Lid On Iconic Album Cover With Never-Before-Seen Photos

“It was one of my favorite shoots," recalled Steve Lazarides, the secretive street artist's former right-hand-man.
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Neil Buchanan: Former Art Attack host denies Banksy rumours

The former Art Attack presenter confirms he is not the anonymous graffiti artist.
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Louise Michel: Migrants rescued by Banksy boat to disembark in Sicily

More than 350 people, including 150 rescued by Banksy's boat, have left a Mediterranean rescue ship.
Tags: News, Banksy, Mediterranean, Sicily, Louise Michel


Migrants rescued by Banksy-funded boat to be taken to Palermo

People rescued by the Louise Michel are among 350 people transferred to quarantine shipMore than 350 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean have been transferred to a quarantine vessel off Sicily, aid workers said on Wednesday.The 353 migrants, who had been on board the Sea-Watch 4, included those rescued last week by the Louise Michel, a 30-metre boat sponsored by the mysterious British street artist Banksy. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, World news, Immigration and asylum, Migration, Italy, Refugees, Humanitarian response, Banksy, Mediterranean, Palermo, Sicily, Louise Michel, Banksy Continue, Giuseppe Conte


Banksy Finances a Mediterranean Refugee Rescue Boat

Meet the M.V. Louise Michel, a rescue boat operating in the Mediterranean Sea that answers emergency calls from “non-Europeans” seeking refuge in Europe from war, persecution, and authoritarian governments. Here’s the stated mission of the vessel’s crew: To uphold maritime law and rescue anyone in peril without prejudice. We onboard the Louise Michel believe we are all individuals, nationality should not make a difference to what rights one has and how we treat each other. We answer the SOS ...
Tags: Europe, UK, Banksy, Jason Kottke, Mediterranean Sea, PIA, Louise Michel, Pia Klemp, Banksy Finances, Mediterranean Refugee Rescue Boat, Banksy Pia Klemp


Banksy Funds a Boat to Rescue Refugees at Sea–and Soon It Finds Itself in Distress in the Mediterranean

"Like most people who make it in the art world, I bought a yacht to cruise the Med,” Banksy wrote on Instagram when introducing the Louise Michel, a vessel tasked with a somewhat different mission than an arriviste party boat: picking up refugees from countries like Libya and Turkey lost at sea. Anyone who's followed Banksy's art career knows he possesses a well-developed instinct for catching and keeping public attention, and it has hardly deserted him in this venture. Why sponsor a ref...
Tags: Google, Art, Facebook, Europe, London, Instagram, College, Turkey, Current Affairs, Libya, Banksy, Seoul, Valencia, Mediterranean, Malta, North Africa


Banksy Funded (And Painted, Using A Fire Extinguisher) A Refugee Rescue Boat

The boat ran into trouble over the weekend – every refugee aboard was rescued by another boat – because it was overloaded, but: “Named after Louise Michel, the 19th century French feminist and anarchist, the boat features elements of Banksy’s idiosyncratic visual language.” The refugees await what’s known as “a Port of Safety,” in official terms. – Hyperallergic
Tags: Art, Banksy, Visual, Louise Michel, 08.28.20


Hundreds of people evacuated from Banksy-funded rescue ship after overcrowding – video

German charity Sea-Watch and the Italian coastguard sent vessels to a rescue boat funded by the British street artist after it issued urgent calls for assistance, saying it was stranded in the Mediterranean and overloaded with people.Hundreds of people on board the MV Louise Michel were transferred to safety on to the Sea-Watch 4, while an Italian coastguard patrol boat took 49 of those considered most vulnerable on board, transferring them to the southern Italian island of LampedusaUN refugee a...
Tags: Europe, Germany, Eu, World news, Migration, Italy, Refugees, Banksy, Mediterranean, Louise Michel, MediterraneanBanksy


Migrants on a Banksy-funded rescue boat have been transferred to another vessel

Migrants rescued by a boat funded by the British street artist Banksy have been evacuated onto Sea-Watch 4, another vessel that rescues people stranded in the Mediterranean Sea.
Tags: Europe, News, Banksy


Migrant rescue: UN urges help as 200 taken off Banksy rescue boat

Almost 400 migrants rescued by three ships in the Mediterranean must be allowed to disembark, it says.
Tags: UK, News, Un, Banksy, Mediterranean


Migrants on a Banksy-funded rescue boat have been transferred to another vessel after request for 'immediate assistance'

Migrants rescued by a boat funded by the British street artist Banksy have been evacuated onto Sea-Watch 4, another vessel that rescues people stranded in the Mediterranean Sea.
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Migrant rescue: Dozens evacuated from overloaded Banksy ship

The Louise Michel had sought help saying it had rescued so many people it was unable to move safely.
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Italian Coast Guard responds after Banksy-funded rescue boat requests 'immediate assistance'

The Italian Coast Guard responded to a distress call Saturday from a rescue boat funded by the British street artist Banksy, which requested assistance after taking 219 migrants onboard in the Mediterranean.
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Italian coastguard responds to distress call from Banksy-funded rescue ship

Vessel had been stranded at sea in Mediterranean after pleas for help ignored by European authorities The Italian coastguard has answered a distress call from a rescue boat financed by the British street artist Banksy and taken charge of 49 migrants in most need of help, it has said.The boat had become stranded at sea after the crew helped 130 migrants, with the ship’s leaders saying that requests for help from European authorities had been ignored. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Protest, Africa, Spain, UK News, Middle East and North Africa, Migration, Refugees, Libya, Banksy, Mediterranean


UN refugee agency calls on EU nations to let in migrants rescued in Mediterranean

UNHCR and IOM say 200 rescued people urgently need to get off Banksy-funded ship The UN refugee agency urged European nations on Saturday to let in hundreds of migrants rescued from the Mediterranean by humanitarian boats, including one financed by the British street artist Banksy.The UNHCR and the International Organization of Migration (IOM) said more than 200 rescued refugees and migrants needed immediately to get off the nonprofit search-and-rescue ship Louise Michel, saying it was far beyon...
Tags: Europe, Protest, Africa, Eu, Spain, UK News, Middle East and North Africa, Migration, Refugees, Libya, Un, Banksy, UNHCR, Mediterranean, Iom, Louise Michel


Banksy buys lifeboat to help migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea: 'All Black Lives Matter'

Banksy bought a yacht and turned it into a lifeboat that picks up migrants in the central Mediterranean.          [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Religion, Banksy, Usa Today, Mediterranean, Mediterranean Sea


Migrant rescue: UN urges help for Banksy ship and two others in Mediterranean

Some 400 rescued migrants on three ships in the Mediterranean must be allowed to disembark, it says.
Tags: News, Un, Banksy, Mediterranean


Banksy-funded rescue boat needs 'immediate assistance' after taking 219 migrants onboard

A rescue boat funded by the British street artist Banksy has said it urgently needs assistance after taking 219 migrants onboard in the Mediterranean.
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Authorities ignoring our pleas, says crew of Banksy-funded rescue ship

Vessel is stranded at sea in Mediterranean – and safeguarding more than 200 migrantsA rescue boat financed by the British street artist Banksy is stranded at sea after the crew helped 130 migrants, with requests for help from the European authorities being ignored, the ship leaders said.The vessel, named Louise Michel after a French feminist anarchist, set off in secrecy on 18 August from the Spanish seaport of Burriana, near Valencia, and is now in the central Mediterranean, where, on Thursday,...
Tags: Europe, Protest, Africa, Spain, UK News, Middle East and North Africa, Migration, Refugees, Libya, Banksy, Valencia, Mediterranean, Louise Michel, Burriana


European authorities are ignoring our pleas, says crew of Banksy-funded rescue ship

Vessel is stranded at sea – and safeguarding more than 200 migrantsA rescue boat financed by the British street artist Banksy is stranded at sea after the crew helped 130 migrants, with requests for help from the European authorities being ignored, the ship leaders said.The vessel, named Louise Michel after a French feminist anarchist, set off in secrecy on 18 August from the Spanish seaport of Burriana, near Valencia, and is now in the central Mediterranean, where, on Thursday, it rescued 89 pe...
Tags: Europe, Protest, Africa, Spain, UK News, Middle East and North Africa, Migration, Refugees, Libya, Banksy, Valencia, Mediterranean, Louise Michel, Burriana


Banksy-funded boat nears 'state of emergency' as it shelters 200 people

Crew of Louise Michel, who rescued 89 migrants on Thursday, say European authorities ignoring themA rescue boat financed by the British street artist Banksy is close to declaring a “state of emergency” after the crew helped 130 migrants and are now safeguarding over 200 people off Libya’s coast, while the European authorities ignore their request for help.The vessel, named Louise Michel after a French feminist anarchist, set off in secrecy on 18 August from the Spanish seaport of Burriana, near ...
Tags: Africa, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Migration, Refugees, Libya, Banksy, Valencia, Mediterranean, Louise Michel, Burriana


Banksy has bought a working refugee rescue boat (and sprayed it bright pink)

The British street artist Banksy has financed and decorated a bright pink rescue boat to help save the lives of migrants and refugees crossing the Mediterranean from North Africa to Europe.
Tags: Cnn, Banksy, Mediterranean, North Africa


Banksy funds boat to rescue refugees at sea

The Louise Michel has been funded by the street artist and is operating in the Mediterranean.
Tags: News, Banksy, Louise Michel


Banksy funded migrant rescue boat launches in the Mediterranean – video

A boat funded by British artist Banksy has begun operating in the Mediterranean to help in the rescue of migrants in trouble at sea.The boat is named Louise Michel after the French feminist anarchist and is coloured with splashes of pink and adorned with several of the artist's pieces of work.Members of the German NGO Seawatch, onboard the vessel, say the ship has already rescued 89 people from flimsy boats in trouble at sea.Banksy funds refugee rescue boat operating in Mediterranean Continue re...
Tags: Africa, Middle East and North Africa, Migration, Refugees, Libya, Banksy, Mediterranean, Louise Michel


British street artist Banksy funds refugee rescue boat

British street artist Banksy is funding a boat crewed by volunteers to rescue refugees in the Mediterranean attempting to reach Europe from Africa. On Thursday it rescued 89 people, including 14 women and four children, from a rubber boat in distress, the group said on its website. A former French Navy boat daubed in pink and white, the 30-metre long Louise Michel was bought with proceeds from the sale of Banksy artwork, the group said.
Tags: Europe, News, Navy, Africa, Banksy, Mediterranean, Louise Michel


Banksy funds refugee rescue boat operating in Mediterranean

Exclusive: UK artist finances bright pink motor yacht that set sail in secrecy to avoid being intercepted by authoritiesThe British street artist Banksy has financed a boat to rescue refugees attempting to reach Europe from north Africa, the Guardian can reveal.The vessel, named Louise Michel after a French feminist anarchist, set off in secrecy on 18 August from the Spanish seaport of Burriana, near Valencia, and is now in the central Mediterranean where on Thursday it rescued 89 people in dist...
Tags: Europe, UK, Africa, World news, Culture, Middle East and North Africa, Art and design, Migration, Refugees, Libya, Guardian, Banksy, Valencia, Mediterranean, Louise Michel, Burriana


Palestinians stage surprise 'thank you' event for Banksy in Bethlehem

Photographs of works go on display in Manger Square to celebrate British street artist’s contribution to diversifying tourismPhotographs of 20 pieces of Banksy’s artwork in Palestine have been displayed in the centre of Bethlehem as a thank you to the anonymous British street artist for helping diversify tourism in the city.The images were collated by Palestinian photographers for the surprise exhibition in Manger Square. Continue reading...
Tags: Art, World news, Culture, Middle East and North Africa, Palestinian territories, Art and design, Gaza, Palestine, Global development, Banksy, Street Art, Bethlehem, Manger Square, Manger Square Continue


This Week In Trailers: Make Up, Clapboard Jungle, Martin Margiela: In His Own Words, Tiny Creatures, Broken Law

Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week we come of age, fight with our brothers, get to know a mysterious fashion icon, get cutesy with some little animals, and sell our so...
Tags: Movies, This Week In Trailers, Cornwall, Banksy, Movie Trailers, Hermès, Jean Paul Gaultier, McConnell, Jonathan Jones, Garda Síochána, Make-up, Movie Marketing, Martin Margiela, Justin McConnell, American Movie, Reiner Holzemer