Banksy, The Villager

"I started painting on the street because it was the only venue that would give me a show. Now I have to keep painting on the street to prove to myself it wasn't a cynical plan. There's no way round it—commercial success is a mark of failure for a graffiti artist. We're not supposed to be embraced in that way. When you look at how society rewards so many of the wrong people, it's hard not to view financial reimbursement as a badge of self-serving mediocrity." - Banksy

The world's most famous street artist talks about graffiti boy bands and the importance of a sensible breakfast.

The parody interview above made me chuckle a few times. If you haven't read his Village Voice interview yet, check it out now.

Peace, Love & Exit Through the Gift Shop