Banksy Paints Toronto

Hot on the heels of his film debut,  Exit Through The Gift Shop, it seems as though Banksy is Toronto. The work of the elusive British artist has popped up in a few locals around the downtown core of our lovely city. We know what you are thinking, they are probably just really good imitations, but the CBC confirmed via emails from Banksy’s publicist the works are real.

Banksy was in town for the opening of Exit Through The Gift Shop on May 7, 2010. So it seems Toronto has finally been graced with his work, but it also seems they are disappearing as quick as they went up. Below is a before and after at Adelaide and Brant:

Hey Toronto, let’s be happy he gave us a little gift and NOT paint over it ok? Thanks.


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