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Has Banksy struck again? New artwork appears on side of former prison

Sky News Tuesday, 2 March 2021
Has Banksy struck again? New artwork appears on side of former prisonIt looks like Banksy may have been in action once again, with an artwork in his signature style appearing on the side of a former prison in Reading.
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News video: Artwork on former prison confirmed as Banksy

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Street artist Banksy has claimed responsibility for a painting on the side of a former prison which housed playwright Oscar Wilde.The artwork, on the red brick wall of the former Reading Prison, shows an inmate escaping lockdown using a knotted spool of paper from a typewriter.

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Banksy Banksy Pseudonymous England-based graffiti artist, political activist, and painter

Banksy and Warhol works up for auction [Video]

Banksy and Warhol works up for auction

Preparations take place at Christie's in London ahead of the Prints and Multiples auction for Banksy and Andy Warhol artworks. The auction is online and ends for the Banksy collection on March 30, and for the Warhol collection on March 31.Warhol's Queen Elizabeth screenprints are estimated to make more than £100,000, and the big sellers for Banksy's screenprints are expected to include Girl with Balloon, which could fetch £500,000, experts predict.

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Banksy artwork on side of Reading Prison defaced with rival’s name [Video]

Banksy artwork on side of Reading Prison defaced with rival’s name

A mural by street artist Banksy on the side of a former prison which housed playwright Oscar Wilde has been defaced with red paint.The artwork, on the red brick wall of the former Reading Prison, showed an inmate escaping lockdown using a knotted spool of paper from a typewriter.It appeared on March 1 and was officially confirmed as a Banksy on March 4, when the elusive artist posted a video on his Instagram account.

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Banksy shares video of making of 'Create Escape' [Video]

Banksy shares video of making of 'Create Escape'

Footage released on the British street artist's social media shows the making of the graffiti artist's latest artwork stencilled onto the former HM Prison Reading.

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Possible Banksy artwork appears on Reading prison wall [Video]

Possible Banksy artwork appears on Reading prison wall

A possible Banksy artwork has appeared on a prison wall in Reading, Berkshire.Although it has not been officially claimed as the work of Banksy, the picture bears a resemblance to the artist's other works.

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Banksy may have scaled prison wall for latest work [Video]

Banksy may have scaled prison wall for latest work

The street artist Banksy may have been at work again in the UK.

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