Banksy – Village Petstore & Charcoal Grill

Banksy - The Village Petstore and Charcoal Grill - Nuggets

Banksy has gone big for his first solo exhibit in NYC. The “Village Petstore and Charcoal Grill” is a bizarre menagerie of the consumed and the consumables. Guests to the installation are treated to animatronics designed to disturb and delight. From cavorting fish sticks to a stunned looking primate enjoying discovery channel monkey porn, it’s all going on in the village.

Banksy - The Village Petstore and Charcoal Grill - Primates

Banksy - The Village Petstore and Charcoal Grill - Fish Fingers

There are several videos up at the website for the show. This encounter with a leopard is my favorite.

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Banksy
The Village Petstore and Charcoal Grill
Open 10am – 12am daily through 31 October 2008
89 Seventh Avenue
NYC



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Scott Lickstein is a visual artist and was the founder / primary writer for the art news source, LookIntoMyOwl.com until January 2013 when it merged with NOWhere Limited’s Magazine.


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