Famous despite being anonymous, the street artist Banksy is known for a trademark stenciling technique and works that often have political or societal themes. The Fukuoka leg of the "Banksy: Genius Or Vandal?" event reignites the question of whether graffiti is art or vandalism, after already having toured Madrid, Moscow, Lisbon, Hong Kong, Osaka, Yokohama, and Nagoya.
The event will showcase around 70 original Banksy works including illustrations and 3D objects, along with experience-based multimedia displays.
Ticket prices for the Fukuoka Banksy exhibition have not yet been determined, but updates should be posted on the official event website closer to the commencement date.
The Fukuoka "Banksy: Genius Or Vandal?" event takes place at the UNITED LAB entertainment venue. It can be accessed within around 7 minutes on foot from the Nishitetsu Fukuoka (Tenjin) Station (Tenjin Ōmuta Line), or five minutes on foot from Akasaka Station (Fukuoka City Subway's Kūkō Line).
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