Fact: A man has been charged over allegations he defaced graffiti by street artist Banksy on a Los Angeles building wall. David William Noll, 35, who is also an artist, has been charged with felony vandalism for scrawling over the Brit's Girl in a Swing and Peeing Dog artworks.
Fact: Street graffiti by British artist Banksy fetched $575,000 (£359,000) at auction in Miami, Florida on Wednesday (19Feb14). The artwork - of two policemen kissing - was removed from the side of a bar in Brighton, England in 2011 and transferred onto canvas.
Fact: British grafitti artist Banksy set up an art booth in New York City on Saturday (12Oct13), using a street vendor to anonymously peddle his one-of-a-kind pieces. A video of the enterprise was posted on the artist's blog.
Fact: British graffiti artist Banksy has made his mark on The Simpsons - by reworking the long-running U.S. cartoon's introduction. The minute-long sequence, which depicts sweatshop staff producing Simpsons merchandise, marks the first time an artist has been invited to storyboard part of the show.