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Banksy Bombs West Bank
by BANSKY
Monday Aug 8th, 2005 11:43 AM
Bansky has been on holiday and he's taken his spray can with him ... to the Palestinian side of Israel's separation wall.
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Bansky has been on holiday and he's taken his spray can with him ... to the Palestinian side of Israel's separation wall.
§Banksy Bombs West Bank
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A spokeswoman for the artist, Jo Brooks, said: "The Israeli security forces did shoot in the air threateningly and there were quite a few guns pointed at him. The images are still there."
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The barrier, made of concrete walls and razor-wire fences, has been declared illegal by the UN, which has ordered it to be dismantled. This is not the first of Banksy's stunts. He once placed a painting of a can of Tesco tomato soup and a woman wearing a gas mask in New York galleries.
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And earlier this year, staff at the British Museum in London were left with red faces after discovering one of his hoax exhibits on display - a cave painting of a primitive man pushing a supermarket trolley. The "rock painting", entitled Early Man Goes to Market, depicted the outline of a spear-wielding caveman pushing a trolley, but failed to raise eyebrows among staff at the museum for several days.
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§Banksy Bombs West Bank
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