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Recap: The Art at “Life Is Beautiful 2015” with Banksy, D*Face…

Last week-end in Nevada, the "Life Is Beautiful" Festival took place in downtown Las Vegas with an impressive music, art and culinary line-up. Stretching over 15 blocks of downtown the ambitious arts program curated by JUSTKIDS featured works from international artists with D*Face, Banksy, Ruben Sanchez, Ana Maria, Sbagliato, Bikismo, Bordalo II, Filthy Luker, Pixel Pancho, Stephane Mlaka, Jason Woodside and Trevor Wheatley & Cosmo Dean.
D*Face

Last week-end in Nevada, the “Life Is Beautiful” Festival took place in downtown Las Vegas with an impressive music, art and culinary line-up. Stretching over 15 blocks of downtown the ambitious arts program curated by Charlotte Dutoit featured works from international artists with D*Face, Banksy, Ruben Sanchez, Ana Maria, Sbagliato, Bikismo, Bordalo II, Filthy Luker, Pixel Pancho, Stephane Mlaka, Jason Woodside and Trevor Wheatley & Cosmo Dean.

Banksy’s “All City” truck, D*Face’s enormous zombie Hello Kitty or a gigantic green octopus bursting out of an abandoned motel were some of the installations that welcomed us within the large-footprint.
On top of murals from the past editions (Doze Green, Vhils, Borondo, Fintan Magee…), a series of large-scale artworks were unveiled with some impressive pieces by Bikismo, Ruben Sanchez or Ana Maria. 

After three years, the festival and JUSTKIDS literally changed downtown Las Vegas, which now acts as one of the largest open-air art gallery in North America with over 30 permanent murals and installations.
Hit the jump to discover our full recap on this year’s edition and as usual stick with your friends at StreetArtNews for the latest updates from festivals around the world.

Banksy unveils a new installation at Dismaland in Weston-Super-Mare

Earlier today, the elusive British street artist Banksy added a brand new installation to his popular theme park "Dismaland Bemusement Park" which opened last week at the Tropicana in Weston-Super-Mare, UK.


Earlier today, the elusive British street artist Banksy added a brand new installation to his popular theme park “Dismaland Bemusement Park” which opened last week at the Tropicana in Weston-Super-Mare, UK.
Still playing around the Disney theme, Banksy created a fiber-glass sculpture showing the silhouette of Mickey Mouse inside the stomach of a huge snake.
Continue reading for another angle on this funny installation and then make sure to drop your two cents down in our comments section. 


Video: Banksy “Dismaland” Trailer


Earlier today, British phenomenon Banksy released a trailer video for his newly opened theme park “Dismaland Bemusement Park”. The trailer shows Banksy’s humorous view of a traditional family day out, from the home boringness to the wonderful world of Dismaland. A must see!
Dismaland has opened last week at the Tropicana in Weston-Super-Mare, UK where several new works by Banksy are on display as well as pieces from more than 50 other artists. Dismal and os open to the public for £3 and will run through Sept 27th
Kick back, relax and enjoy this short video by Banksy and as usual stick with us for the latest updates from the elusive artist.

Banksy creates a new piece in Weston-Super-Mare, UK for Dismaland

"Dismaland Bemusement Park" has now opened its doors for a lucky few and we are able to bring you exclusively the first images from some of the Banksy's new works.

“Dismaland Bemusement Park” has now opened its doors for a lucky few and we are able to bring you exclusively the first images from some of the Banksy‘s new works.
Within the park, several new artworks are on display including this brilliant new stenciled piece by the one and only Banksy. The anonymous British artist created this mural depicting two young boys peeping at a woman taking her shower behind an iron curtain. As usual with Banksy, its a cheeky and funny piece of work
Continue reading for more images on this artwork and keep checking back with us through the day for more updates on Dismaland.

OakOak paints “Banksy Vs Homer”, a new street piece in Saint Etienne, France

Our friend OakOak is currently in his hometown of Saint-Etienne in France where he just unveiled an epic new piece. Entitled "Banksy Vs Homer", the French artist spoofed Banksy's "Girl With Balloon"

Our friend OakOak is currently in his hometown of Saint-Etienne in France where he just unveiled an epic new piece.
Entitled “Banksy Vs Homer”, the French artist spoofed Banksy’s “Girl With Balloon” into a new remixed version which is now showing Homer Simpson and his iconic pink donut.
Hit the jump for an extra image on this funny artwork and as usual keep your eyes peeled on the StreetArtNews for the latest updates.

Banksy unveils a new series of pieces in Gaza, Palestine

After teasing us with a single shot on Instagram earlier this morning (GMT time), Banksy finally revealed the location of the first piece which is Gaza in Palestine. Inspired by a sculpture of Niobe, a Greek mythological figure, the first piece is entitled “Bomb Damage” and obviously with Banksy, the placement is just on point. Niobe’s children were killed out of spite and then in her mourning she turned into a stone that was constantly weeping.

Banksy paints “The Girl With Pierced Eardrum” at the Dockside Studios in Bristol, UK

After some amazing pieces a few days ago, the legendary Banksy is once again back with a brand new piece and a fantastic placement which just appeared at the Dockside Studios in Bristol, UK.
Entitled “The Girl With Pierced Eardrum”, the mysterious British street artist just unveiled this new piece which is inspired by Jan Vermeer’s masterpiece. The piece was painted overnight so we will be updating you with more images and videos throughout the day so keep your eyes peeled on Street Art News for the latest Banksy updates.
Continue reading for more images and if you are in the area, the piece is located on unit15,Albion Dockside Estate, Hanover Place, Bristol,.