Banksy Unveils Home Bathroom Art During Coronavirus Lockout – National


In the midst of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Banksy, the anonymous street artist based in the UK, shared a new work of art … but with a twist.

The new work of art seems to come from the comfort of his home.

In the installation, which Banksy shared on his official Instagram page on Wednesday morning, the artist’s signature rats are seen in anger and causing chaos in what appears to be his own bathroom.

Banksy’s highly regarded graffiti is generally found in remote and obscure locations around the world, but with the new coronavirus pandemic, it seems he has had no choice but to work from home.

Although he has done indoor installations in the past, it seems to be the first in nearly three decades of Banksy’s career in which he has taken a look at his fans and subscribers in his home – or at least part of it.

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In the play, Bansky uses not only his graffiti skills, but also some of the items found in his bathroom, including a light switch and a towel rack, from which two of the reckless rats sway.

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Another of the infamous rodents also appears to be casually urinating in Banksy’s restroom, making a mess all over the seat, while one jumped on a tube of toothpaste, splashing it all over the wall.

Meanwhile, other pests appear to have moved the artist’s mirror, while another sees its reflection make red marks on the opposite wall.

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“My wife hates it when I work from home,” Banksy wrote in the caption.

Updates and additional information about Banksy and his works are available on the artist’s official website.

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