Banksy Timeline

Banksy Timeline

Key events in the Banksy story in a timeline – this is very far from an exhaustive list!

2000: Solo exhibition at the Severnshed – 28th Feb to 3rd April (Bristol)

2001: Banging Your Head Against a Brick Wall (A6 Book) / Rivington Street exhibition – 31st May (London)

2002: Existencilism exhibition – July 19th (Los Angeles) / Existencilism (A6 Book)

2003: Turf War exhibition (London) / Pictures On Walls started (Print house)

2004: Cut It Out (A6 Book)

2005: Crude Oils exhibition (London) / Wall and Piece (large format book)

2006: Barely Legal exhibition (Los Angeles) / Paris Hilton CD replacement

2007: Santa’s Ghetto Palestine

2008: The Cans Festival group show (Leake Street tunnel, London), Village Pet Store and Charcoal Grill (New York), Hurricane Katrina pieces in New Orleans.

2008: ‘Village Pet Store and Charcoal Grill‘ opens in New York

2009: Banksy Vs The Bristol Museum (Bristol Museum takeover)

2010: Exit Through The Gift Shop (Documentary Film) & Lambeth Palace Cinema

2013: Better Out Than In (Month long New York Residency)

2014: ‘Spy Booth (Cheltenham) and ‘Mobile Lovers’ (Bristol) street pieces appear.

2015: Dismaland Bemusement Park (Weston Super Mare)

2017: Walled Off Hotel¬†opens (West Bank Barrier Wall), working with Danny Boyle Banksy creates the ‘Alternativity’. Banksy also creates one his largest works to date with his Dover Brexit wall.

2018: A Girl With A Balloon canvas shreds itself seconds after it sells for nearly a million at Sotheby’s. Multiple new street works appear on Paris,

2019 Gross Domestic Product Store (Croydon, UK)

2020 Banksy funds high speed rescue boat St Michel to rescue migrants in trouble in the Mediterranean. He also encourages the use of masks to restrict the spread of Covid by placing virus related graffiti on London’s tube network.

2021 Banksy visits Lowestoft, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, Cromer and Kings Lynn installing 10 pieces as part of his Spraycation.