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Exit Through the Gift Shop, credited as "A Banksy Film," poses some bitingly funny questions about the meaning and value of art. Is it in the eye of the beholder? Is it truth plus beauty? Anything you can get away with? Brainwashing?
The brilliantly untrustworthy documentary Exit Through the Gift Shop reminds us that a film can start out in one direction and then change course so radically, it becomes an act of provocation unto itself.
Is "street art" art? Can anybody do it? These are some of the questions grappled with or at least entertained by "Exit Through the Gift Shop," an engagingly comical documentary supposedly directed by the acclaimed British street artist known as Banksy (I
Wholly unenlightening, perhaps even fearful of a discussion that might challenge the integrity of the art world since, as viewed in this picture, the participants seems very uncomfortable verbalizing anything more than their own mythmaking.
Appearing hooded and shrouded in silhouette, his voice electronically altered, Banksy allows that his protégé's art might be "a bit of a joke." Could the tale of Guetta -- now known as Mr. Brainwash -- be an elaborate hoax? I'm happy not to be sure.