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10.21.14 Rhett Jones

Someone attempted to deface Banksy’s new Girl With A Pierced Eardrum mural just hours after it was discovered near the Bristol Marina, but failed, terribly. The haphazardly thrown black paint makes it look more like an unholy collaboration with Mr. Brainwash than it does a wanton act of vandalism. (Photo: IVTV News West Country) […]

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10.20.14 Rhett Jones

Reports that Banksy has been arrested and London police raided his studio are a complete hoax, but this giant new stencil in Bristol is real. Girl With A Pierced Eardrum is Banksy’s remix of Vermeer’s Girl With A Pearl Earring. In this case the Girl’s eardrum being pierced is indicated by the ubiquitous ADT security system symbol. Very urban renaissance. […]

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