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Banksy's greatest hits on display at London exhibition

Some of Banksy's most famous works are to go on display for a London exhibition exclusively focused on Bristol's elusive artist.

Sunflowers from Petrol Station (2005)
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Works including Girl and Balloon (2006) and Show Me the Monet (2005) will part of Banksy Greatest Hits: 2002 - 200 which will be on show at the Lazinc Townhouse in Mayfair.

Show Me the Monet (2005)
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The exhibition will run from 12 July to 15 August.

BBC Minute: On street art

A BBC Minute series featuring British, Nigerian, Indian and Iranian artists
BBC Minute looks at how street art has evolved around the world since the 1970s when graffiti work appeared on the subway and streets of New York. 

(Photo: A wall painting by British graffiti artist Banksy entitled Armoured Dove of Peace located on a wall in the West Bank town of Bethlehem, Credit: BBC)

New graffiti-themed bar in Waterloo features Banksy

A new graffiti-themed bar is opening in Waterloo tomorrow.

Rat Bar in Leake Street features a painting by Banksy titled The Giant Rat as well as further works of art by Gary Alford who is famed for his work with Wu-Tang Clan.

Rat Bar press launch
Shout About London
Rat Bar press launch
Shout About London

Leake Street has become known as the "Banksy Tunnel" or "Graffiti Tunnel" since Cans Festival in 2008 as part of which the Bristol artist's famous stencil style appeared with work by 29 other artists in a half-mile stretch of the tunnel.

Leake Street, also known as the "Banksy Tunnel" or "Graffiti Tunnel"
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Leake Street is also known as the "Banksy Tunnel" or "Graffiti Tunnel"
Banksy print stolen from Toronto exhibit by brazen thief
Toronto police release surveillance footage of the suspect grabbing the framed print off a wall.