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New 'Banksy' artwork appears at Great Yarmouth model village


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Another piece of street art possibly created by secretive graffiti artist Banksy has appeared in East Anglia.

A new model of a miniature stable, which appears to have been signed by the artist, was found at Merrivale Model Village in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, on Sunday morning.

Banksy-style art also appeared on Friday in Admiralty Road in the town, in Gorleston and in Oulton Broad and Lowestoft in Suffolk.

None has yet been authenticated.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-norfolk-58143164

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It will be the first time he has put his name to one of his art works- seems a bit suspicious. Good publicity for the model village.

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18 minutes ago, Still Waters said:

Another piece of street art possibly created by secretive graffiti artist Banksy has appeared in East Anglia.

A new model of a miniature stable, which appears to have been signed by the artist, was found at Merrivale Model Village in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, on Sunday morning.

Banksy-style art also appeared on Friday in Admiralty Road in the town, in Gorleston and in Oulton Broad and Lowestoft in Suffolk.

None has yet been authenticated.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-norfolk-58143164

That looks like vandalism, not art.

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I will wait to see if Banksy claims this before I believe its actually one of his pieces, certainly not what you expect from him.  At least the model was not one of theirs but one taken to the attraction.

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Banksy confirms the 10 new artworks are genuine.

Banksy has confirmed 10 pieces of street art that have appeared along the east coast of England are by him.

People have flocked to see the pieces that began appearing a week ago in Great Yarmouth, Gorleston and Cromer, Norfolk; and Lowestoft and Oulton Broad in Suffolk.

While many believed they were by Banksy, the famously secretive artist remained silent.

However, he has now claimed responsibility via his Instagram page

Banksy confirms East Anglian seaside artwork is genuine - BBC News

Edited by Ted E Hughes
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Fury as new Banksy mural is destroyed with white paint two days after unveiling

A new Banksy mural has been vandalised just two days after it was confirmed to be the work of the famous artist.

Locals have voiced their anger after the image of a rat sipping a cocktail was defaced with white paint on the Suffolk coast.

It had been hoped the artwork, in Lowestoft, could draw in tourists, with thousands expected to travel from far and wide.

Less than 48 hours after the announcement one of the murals, showing a rat sipping a cocktail, has been ruined.

Fury as new Banksy mural is destroyed with white paint two days after unveiling (msn.com)

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Here's one that's been removed, but for a different reason.

Great Yarmouth council removes Banksy mural over trampoline death

A council has removed a Banksy mural of two children on an inflatable dinghy being flung in the air amid "sensitivity" to a girl's death nearby.

She died when the inflatable trampoline she was on burst on Gorleston beach, Norfolk, in 2018.

Banksy's artwork appeared this month on a wall close to where it happened and was later "covered over".

The local authority said the move was "the right decision, respecting local people and feelings".

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-norfolk-58221044

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Shredded art work goes back under the hammer:

A Banksy painting that partially shredded itself after being sold at auction is going back under the hammer.

The subversive street artist stunned the art world when his Girl With Balloon attempted to self-destruct in London in 2018 immediately after the conclusion of the auction.

A collector had the top bid at £1.1m.

Shredded Banksy artwork goes back under the hammer | Banksy | The Guardian

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Banksy stable at model village could fetch 'seven figures'

A model stable created by the artist Banksy could fetch "up to a seven-figure sum", an auction house said.

The tiny building appeared at Merrivale Model Village in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, in August, during Banksy's "Great British Spraycation".

It will be part of The Modern Art & Design Auction at Anderson & Garland Auctioneers in Newcastle later this month.

The model village owners said the work had been "a life-saver".

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-norfolk-59936543

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Latest:

Miniature Banksy model sells for £1m at auction

The tiny thatched building appeared at a model village in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, during Banksy's Great British Spraycation exhibition.

There was worldwide interest at the Newcastle auction and it was sold to a telephone bidder in under two minutes.

It was put up for sale by the model village's owners who replaced it with a replica over fears the original could be stolen.

The hammer price for the artwork was £800,000 but with the addition of commission and artist's fee, the price was pushed over £1m.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tyne-60155455

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