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We need more Banksies

Banksy has said, "If graffiti changed anything, it would be illegal." Banksy's art is clever, edgy... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Barry S
Banksy Hammer Boy

Easy to spot near the corner of 79th and Broadway. Banksy street art is covered in plexiglass to... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
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2 weeks ago
“We need more Banksies”
30 Jun 2018
“Banksy Hammer Boy”
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79th and Broadway, On wall of Zabar, New York City, NY
Upper West Side
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Banksy has said, "If graffiti changed anything, it would be illegal." Banksy's art is clever, edgy and, yes, a little bit illegal. But I'm glad it's out there.

Thank Barry S
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Easy to spot near the corner of 79th and Broadway. Banksy street art is covered in plexiglass to preserve it. This is supposedly the only Banksy art in Manhattan that has not been painted over. It is worth a look. I like this neighborhood.

1  Thank joaniemaria
Reviewed 10 October 2017

They say this is the last one of the 30 installations made by Banksy in New York that's left. What an imagination, eye for opportunity and ability to execute his vision. Even the most ardent hater of graffiti has to love his work. This piece...More

Thank Ken L
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We try and find Banksy works wherever we travel. This was worth the effort to get there - just disappointed that there aren't more that have been preserved like this one in NY.

1  Thank TheSteggs
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Glad to have found this treasure! Most of his NYC art was painted over. Preserved under plexiglass. NOT on Zabar wall (but they own the building) Next to Dublin House Pub on 79th.

4  Thank Debbie L
Reviewed 8 March 2017

My travel buddy told me of a Banksy that was preserved I was like show me!!!! We found it and it was beautiful (yeah I mean its a stencil but still) I felt so good to see one of my favorite artist work on display...More

1  Thank chainsawmadman
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Preserved by the owners of Zabar store, this Banksy is so charming, I can stare at it forever. Go see an original of the greatest street art master of our time. It's free!

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American Museum of Natural History, which has been
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