Banksy shows his lockdown art

International artist Banksy has shown some of his latest art while in lockdown.

The famously anonymous artist, from UK, Bristol, posted a series of images last week from inside his bathroom.

The five images depict nine rats running riot in his house. They have been painted on his walls in black and shaded in with charcoal.

The rats are shown climbing into shelves, swinging from towel hooks, hanging from a light pull, unraveling a toilet roll and marking out the number of days spent inside during lockdown.

Underneath the art, Banksy wrote a funny caption, which reads: “My wife hates it when I work from home.”

The artist’s identity has hidden since he started working in the 1990’s.

His work is often political and contains messages portraying his thoughts on current events.

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1 month ago

that is a lot of mouse

1 month ago

wow cool

1 month ago

Hello this is just wow. I don’t know what I would do with a riot of mice in my home.



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