This term, Year 3 have been studying and critiquing the work of notorious street graffiti artist Banksy. We have been intrigued by the mystery surrounding this artist. This has made for some interesting discussion points. We have debated whether or not his actions are morally right, what message he is trying to spread with his art and whether graffiti in general should be considered ‘art’. During our lessons, we have used our own spray paint techniques, practised stencilling and used investigative skills to try to uncover facts about Banksy that could help us better understand his artwork and the meaning behind it.

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