I walked Art Basel Miami Beach 2011 art fair while the VIPs where not there yet and it was a very cool experience as I was almost alone walking the show and without the inconvenience of the thousands of people who rush to the art fair. Later on I saw P Diddy and Julian Schnabel walking like they were on a shopping mall. See here a selection of artworks I found during my walk in the art fair.
Banksy Defaced statue of a Priest is a new addition to The Walker Art Gallery collection.
The renowned graffiti artist has sawn off the face of an 18th Century replica stone bust and glued on a selection of bathroom tiles. The resulting ‘pixellated’ portrait is entitled ‘Cardinal Sin’ and is believed to be a comment on the abuse scandal in the Church and its subsequent cover- up.
“I’m never sure who deserves to be put on a pedestal or crushed under one”
Silviu & Irina Székely do some art Defacing collages… see many of them here.
D’metrius Rice does some art Defacing. See more here.
Dane Patterson is doing art Defacing drawings with graphite on paper. See more artworks by Dane Patterson here.