No Banksy Hasn’t Been Arrested, But He Did Just Update His Website With A New Piece In Bristol

October 20, 2014 | 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. UPDATE: It’s near the Bristol Marina.


(Photo: Banksy Gif: Aymann Ismail/ANIMALNewYork)