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LOOK: Banksy’s new seaside murals in London

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LOOK: Banksy’s new seaside murals in London

A man interacts with artwork created by Banksy in Lowestoft, Britain, August 8, 2021.

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The secretive artist's 10 new works are under his 'A Great British Spraycation' collection

Crowds gathered in coastal towns in eastern England on Saturday, August 14 to view new works by Banksy, after the secretive street artist claimed responsibility for the murals.

A man interacts with artwork created by Banksy in Lowestoft, Britain, August 8, 2021.
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Ten images appeared in towns in Norfolk and Suffolk over the past week, sparking speculation that Banksy was behind them.

People stop to look at artwork created by Banksy in Great Yarmouth, Britain, August 8, 2021.
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His website has since depicted images of the works under the title A Great British Spraycation, a play on the word staycation.

Artwork created by Banksy is seen in Lowestoft, Britain, August 8, 2021.
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Government COVID-19 rules have deterred Britons from holidaying abroad, prompting many people to take a “staycation” at home.

Artwork created by Banksy is photographed by a passer-by in Lowestoft, Britain, August 8, 2021.
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Known for witty artworks that often make a point on world affairs, Banksy’s Spraycation mural series includes a scene of a couple dancing above a bus shelter, a rat sipping a cocktail in a deck chair, and one of a huge seagull. – Rappler.com