banksy confirms port talbot 'season's greetings' mural in south wales

banksy confirms port talbot 'season's greetings' mural in south wales

street artist banksy has confirmed that a new mural which mysteriously appeared in port talbot, south wales, is his. a video posted to the artist’s official instagram account wednesday afternoon shows close-ups of the finished piece. alongside the video he wrote: ‘season’s greetings.’


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the image appears on two sides of a garage depicting a child enjoying snow falling – the other side reveals it is a fire emitting ash. the piece, in the taibach area, appears to be a comment on the town’s industrial heritage. in july, black dust from the town’s steelworks covered houses, cars and pets. the piece has since also been uploaded to banksy’s official website.


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I didn’t think much of it at the time, I knew a little bit about banksy but I never thought it would be him – if it is him’, owner of the painted garage, ian lewis, told the BBC. ‘there were people coming here all night. I am very pleased, I think it is a smashing bit of artwork. It is good for the town and I just want to protect it, and it is here for everybody.


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