ARTSY: Banksy Takes Manhattan


RELATED: Celebrated career criminal Banksy has apparently begun a monthlong residency in New York City as part of an exhibition his website is calling Better Out Than In, ”an entire show on the streets of New York.” Though the title makes reference to a work that surfaced last week in Los Angeles, the show’s first piece, pictured above, appeared today in Chinatown next to a stenciled toll-free line: 1-800-656-4271. When dialed, an automated service offers commentary on the piece in a soothingly parodic museum audioguide monotone. MORE