It was damn near impossible not to take notice when Banksy took up residence in the Big Apple last year. Once people caught wind of what was going on, Banksy pieces in NYC were a must see occasion. People were given the rare opportunity to be part of a citywide exhibition by the illustrious, elusive, gravely voiced, internationally known, art wunderkind. While some folks got to revel in the whirl of “Banksy fancy” that was going down, others were not able to have the chance of seeing Banksy’s work first hand– well, this bud’s for you.
“Banksy In New York” was put together by writer and photographer Ray Mock. This coffee table golden egg will include thorough analysis of Banksy’s pieces with additional personal anecdotes. The book is 120 pages deep, including over 120 photographs and illustrations. There’s a couple things you should know though: there will only be 2,000 produced, only two allowed per customer, will be about $35 a pop, and they hit Carnage NYC webstore, today at 12pm.
Here’s a little bit of info, from the folks at Carnage, on what you can expect, if you end up getting your hand on one of these jammie jams,
“Banksy in New York” offers a first-hand day-by-day account of the residency and many of the events surrounding the daily hunt for new pieces. The author is as much a fan as a critic of the artist’s work and delivers his account in the form of a personal narrative that is by turns insightful and humorous, paying homage to Banksy’s wit and creativity while challenging the artist – and his detractors – to consider the true impact of his work.