Sunday, February 13, 2011

Review – Exit Through the Gift Shop

Amateur filmmaker Thierry Guetta sets out to shoot a documentary about Bansky, a legendary graffiti artist. Instead, Guetta himself gets sucked into the world of illegal street art and takes up the medium himself under the name Mr. Brainwash. Footage of his new career paints an interesting picture of the relationship between unmarketable “vandalism” and the high-dollar market for “outsider” art. Mildly amusing

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