Exit Through the Gift Shop is the sardonic title of a new art-world documentary about street artists whose renegade work has ended up selling for lot and lots of money. The credited director is the renowned English street artist "Banksy," whose true identity is a matter of much conjecture. Critic David Edelstein says that even if doubts about its authenticity linger, it's a wonderful, often hilarious film.
Critic-at-large Laurie Stone explores the work of the AIDS activist organization ACT UP, and the artist collective associated with them, Grand Fury. In light of the recent rise of inaccurate and hateful messages about people with the disease, Grand Fury launched a street art campaign throughout New York City to educate the public.