Banksy Takes New York

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For the month of October, the famed street artist “will be attempting to host an entire show on the streets of New York.” His first creation, pictured above, was painted over within a day, “presumably by someone who hasn’t recently checked the artist’s auction results:

The ongoing event is accompanied by a phone number (800) 656-4271 that you can call with a specific code correlating to each artwork. The current recording for #1, shown above, involves a satirical message that completely skewers typical audio tours found in museums and galleries and pokes fun of the artist as well, referring to him repeatedly as “Ban Sky”.

His latest creation popped up today in Red Hook, Brooklyn.

(Photo via Better Out Than In)