Banksy released a new artwork over the weekend, inspired by the current wave of global protests following the brutal murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers. The painting depicts a vigil with a framed photograph, flowers and a candle, which is slowly setting fire to the American flag that hangs above the objects. The street artist accompanied the piece, with a short piece of text, which you can read below:  

Showing his support for the Black Lives Matter movement, Banksy created what may be one of his strongest statements and works to date. 

 
 
 
 
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“This is a white problem. And if white people don’t fix it, someone will have to come upstairs and kick the door in.” Banksy

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As always thanks for reading. If you are looking for a new Banksy for your collection or have one to sell, don't hesitate to visit our Banksy page. 

 

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