Banksy Launches New York Street Art ‘Show’

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The mysterious graffiti artist Banksy confirmed on his website today that a painting on a wall in New York’s Chinatown is the beginning of his month-long “residency,” “Better Out Than In.”

At Banksy’s website, it now says: “For the next month Banksy will be attempting to host an entire show on the streets of New York.

To enhance your enjoyment of the exhibits an audio guide is provided via cell phone. Simply call the number next to the painting and select the appropriate option on the keypad. This is a toll free service.”

Check out what you hear if you call that phone number:

And I dig it the most.

 

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