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Fri Apr 26, 2019, 06:27 PM

London Extinction Rebellion mural is a Banksy, says expert

Source: The Guardian

London Extinction Rebellion mural is a Banksy, says expert

Art dealer who owns a dozen pieces by the street artist is convinced by Marble Arch work

Lanre Bakare
Fri 26 Apr 2019 14.49 BST Last modified on Fri 26 Apr 2019 17.56 BST

A Banksy collector and expert believes a mural that appeared at Extinction Rebellion’s Marble Arch base overnight is an authentic piece by the Bristolian street artist.

John Brandler, who owns a dozen pieces by Banksy is convinced the artwork – which features the slogan “From this moment despair ends and tactics begin” next to a young girl sitting on the ground holding an Extinction Rebellion logo – is an original because of its execution and theme.

The art dealer and gallerist said: “I’m convinced about the one in London for two reasons: it’s a topic that he would support, and it’s a continuation of the Port Talbot piece that appeared in December 2018.

“The name in the corner is not important, the signature is the work. And this is a Banksy. It’s a wonderful statement and a beautiful piece.”

The work appeared at the site which had been occupied by climate activists since protests began in the capital almost two weeks ago.

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Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2019/apr/26/london-extinction-rebellion-mural-is-a-banksy-says-expert


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Fri Apr 26, 2019, 06:33 PM

1. This needs to be seen

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Fri Apr 26, 2019, 06:43 PM

2. *Love*

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