Very curious to see Banksy's documentary "Exit Through the Gift Shop."
If you're unfamiliar with the mysterious/prankish street artist Banksy, who pulls stunts like replacing art in museusms with his own pieces and whose work sells for millions, or to read more about the premise of the documentary, check out this article in the NYT.
Since Banksy's work regularly plays with irony and the idea of "the art world," many people have questioned how "real" this documentary is. Of this issue, the Melena Ryzik says in the NYT article:
"Ultimately, wondering whether “Exit Through the Gift Shop” is real or not may be moot. It certainly asks real questions: about the value of authenticity, financially and aesthetically; about what it means to be a superstar in a subculture built on shunning the mainstream; about how sensibly that culture judges, and monetizes, talent."
See more Banksy work here.