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Banksy strikes once more! Artist confirms he’s behind ‘spraycation’ artworks

Written by George Engels, CNN

The UK hasn’t had the sunniest of summers, however that did not cease Banksy from dropping by seaside cities and leaving his mark.

In a video clip posted to Instagram, the enigmatic road artist confirmed he’s answerable for a number of artworks which have lately appeared in British coastal communities.
A woman takes a photograph of a stensil of a child digging in the sand, the subject of a graffiti artwork bearing the hallmarks of street artist Banksy on a wall in Lowestoft on the East Coast of England on August 8, 2021.

A lady takes {a photograph} of a stensil of a kid digging within the sand, the topic of a graffiti paintings bearing the hallmarks of road artist Banksy on a wall in Lowestoft on the East Coast of England on August 8, 2021. Credit score: Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Photographs

The video titled “A Nice British Spraycation” reveals Banksy — his id hidden, as standard — touring a number of cities in a cream-colored getting old camper van, armed with a cooler of paint cans. We briefly see him engaged on a couple of murals, and including a few comical touches to a statue.

One of many murals depicts a hermit crab guarding three empty shells, holding up an indication that reads “Luxurious leases solely” to 3 petitioning shell-less crabs. In one other mural by a seaside, we see a rat stress-free in a deck chair elevating a martini glass.

We additionally hear from a couple of passers-by.

“That appears rather a lot like senseless vandalism,” says a lady after seeing a mural that depicts a toddler dealing with a crowbar with a sandcastle in entrance of them.

Street art which has appeared on a wall in Nicholas Everitt Park, new work by street artist Banksy, in Lowestoft, England, Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021.

Road artwork which has appeared on a wall in Nicholas Everitt Park, new work by road artist Banksy, in Lowestoft, England, Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021. Credit score: PA/AP

Earlier this yr, Banksy’s “Sport Changer” portray honoring UK healthcare staff set a document for the artist, promoting for $23.1 million at Christie’s in London.

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