“I don’t know how the art world gets away with it, it’s not like you hear songs on the radio that are just a mess of noise and then the d.j. says, ‘If you read the thesis that comes with this, it would make more sense.’ ” ~Banksy
And his 'manifesto':
When I was a kid I used to pray every night for a new bicycle.
- Emo Philips
I love him for so many things; his irreverence, his skill, his sense of humor, his anonymity/flair for publicity, his conscience, his politics, his social commentary, and his rats.
Art for daily life at it's finest, for sure.
He has a show in New York called the Village Petstore and Charcoal Grill:
More Banksy here (flickr).
Sorry to have such a link-happy post, but there is just so much to look at with this guy.
*thanks to lil bee for reminding me about him