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Banksy latest mural created in lockdown.

(45 Posts)
Nandalot Thu 16-Apr-20 11:16:59

www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2020/apr/16/banksy-reveals-pest-problem-in-new-lockdown-artwork#img-2
Oh rats.
Apparently his wife is not too pleased.

Jane10 Thu 16-Apr-20 11:19:51

It's lovely!

GagaJo Thu 16-Apr-20 11:21:55

Ooooo (copying, saving, sending to my Y12 students!).

Oopsminty Thu 16-Apr-20 11:24:30

Brilliant, isn't it?

I do like Banksy

annodomini Thu 16-Apr-20 11:45:48

It's hilarious! Reminds me of an occasion I'd rather forget!

Witzend Thu 16-Apr-20 12:02:12

Love it!

Firecracker123 Thu 16-Apr-20 12:28:48

I'm always amazed that when Banksy's artwork appears on buildings no one ever sees him or takes a picture of him painting. Has anyone seen a photo of him. One of life's little mysteries lol.

EllanVannin Thu 16-Apr-20 12:42:39

Looking at the toilet reminded me of testing that's going on in Australia in sewage of all places as scientists reckon that the virus is in poo. What a job !

Nandalot Thu 16-Apr-20 13:07:01

My weird thought is that Banksy’s art work sells for millions but his bathroom is hardly state of the art.

timetogo2016 Thu 16-Apr-20 13:10:28

Made me laugh.
Thanks Banksy and thanks Nandalot.
His bathroom is now worth a fortune so his wife shouldn`t be too cross.

Greeneyedgirl Thu 16-Apr-20 13:17:26

How brilliant. I might set about "customising" my house now.

GagaJo Thu 16-Apr-20 13:40:44

Firecracker123, one of my students who is also an art student, tells me Banksy is actually a collective of artists.

Firecracker123 Thu 16-Apr-20 13:43:31

GagaJo bit of a con then lol

Stand up the real original Banksy.

Alishka Thu 16-Apr-20 13:46:11

Banksy is a collective? That true?
That picture made me laugh. I'd love a print of it - and I've a space on my bathroom wall where it would look great!

GagaJo Thu 16-Apr-20 13:50:20

I don't know Alishka. I think he thrives on the urban myths about him.

ginny Thu 16-Apr-20 16:06:39

Obviously I’m missing something. Anyone else painting on buildings and public property would be called a vandal. As for those rats .... yeuk

Nortsat Thu 16-Apr-20 18:50:52

I agree Nandalot, his bathroom isn’t up to much, for someone so wealthy ... (that was my first thought) ...🐭🛁🧻

ChrisT Fri 17-Apr-20 10:01:33

It's an open secret who Bansky is. Most people in Bristol, who care, know who he is. A simple search on Google will tell you, with photos.

harrigran Fri 17-Apr-20 10:10:08

I don't believe for one minute that it is his actual bathroom.
Our town has quite a lot of gable ends painted with quite spectacular art work.

Growing0ldDisgracefully Fri 17-Apr-20 10:23:29

Love it. Love his sense of humour.

Craftycat Fri 17-Apr-20 10:46:56

I love it - our cats would like that in our house!!

Callistemon Fri 17-Apr-20 10:54:38

If I was Mrs Banksy I'd be getting out the can of Magnolia Dulux and a large brush.
Fortune or no fortune!!

Thecatshatontgemat Fri 17-Apr-20 10:56:06

Personally, l think it's a jolly wheeze.
Stunning but of art though.

Callistemon Fri 17-Apr-20 10:59:32

Others may copy, Gagajo, but there is only one Banksy, as ChrisT says.
A Bristol graffiti artist (well, possibly from Yate).

DiscoGran Fri 17-Apr-20 11:00:12

I enjoy the "mystery" of banksy. In a world where everyone overshares personal information to an absurd degree, a little mystery is a nice change. I'm off to google him now. No, not really.