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05.29.14 Bucky Turco & Andy Cush

When a piece of stenciled art on plywood appeared in Bristol last month affixed to a public wall near the Broad Plains Boys Club, its leader Dennis Stinchcombe couldn’t be certain it was the work of Banksy. The piece depicted a man and woman staring into their cell phone screens, mid embrace, and although it […]

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05.20.14 Andy Cush

The saga of Banksy’s “Mobile Lovers” — a piece the artist painted on a wall in his native Bristol in April — has been a long one, but it seems to be drawing to a close. Dennis Stinchcombe of Broad Plains Boys Club, a nearby youth organization that claimed the work as its own and […]

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04.17.14 Bucky Turco

The head of a youth charity group who removed a Banksy piece from public property with the hopes of selling it has been rebuffed by local officials. Dennis Stinchcombe was hoping to auction it and raise money to fund the Broad Plains Boys Club, a move which we fully supported. However, Bristol Mayor George Ferguson […]

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04.16.14 Bucky Turco

Recently, the only street artist the mainstream cares about, Banksy, installed one of his signature stencil pieces, depicting two lovers engrossed in their mobile phones, on public property in his hometown of Bristol. Hours after its location was discovered and announced to the world, sending droves of fans to take photos of it, local Dennis […]

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