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)
2004: Cut It Out (A6 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)
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.