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Banksy Rat

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Taken in Liverpool, England

There's a bit missing after someone stole the Banksy signature tag from the pen in the rat's hand (this is Liverpool !)

There's a pre-theft picture here- www.flickr.com/photos/trois-tetes/8911865/

Briggate.com, madeofchalk, SNLrico, and 38 other people added this photo to their favorites.

  1. dannybedeoconnor 87 months ago | reply

    i saw this last mmonth...its a big piece!

  2. fast eddie 42 87 months ago | reply

    Nice one

    Is a Banksy signature worth something
    I'm just amazed he can do something this big without being spotted.

  3. dannybedeoconnor 87 months ago | reply

    his work is worth 000s these days..

    this work is obv required a team effort. I can wpork out how he did the red line..maybe he did the red line when there was scaffolding up? Or with a really good paint with a really good roller...

    then did the rat body free hand later. the face and tail done with stencil. either way is is shockingly original!

  4. Paul Stevenson 87 months ago | reply

    Thanks for the comments.
    Have to agree, it's the size of this peice that sets it apart.

    danny - cheers for that , I was trying to figure out how he could have managed a stencil that big, but your right, the body can be whacked up then the head , paw and tail stenciled in later.

  5. tricky (rick harrison) 87 months ago | reply

    Lol, the amount of money he made on that recent painting auction, im sure he can afford a small army of helpers :-)

    Seen his current "i can't belive you morons buy this sh*t" homepage?

    His "Wall and Piece" coffee-table book is great if you've not checked it out btw.

  6. shell shock 87 months ago | reply

    a projector was used to help make it I believe

  7. peter.clark 87 months ago | reply

    Wow ... Banksy has grown!!

    I found this photo, because you asked me to Explore My Photostream (LEAVE 3 COMMENTS/FAVS)

  8. Roger.The.Dodger 86 months ago | reply

    Love Banksy. Nice one.

  9. Photo Paradise 78 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Wall Street Art, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

  10. BlazeIceHockey 76 months ago | reply

    Sigh - this is the Banksy that Liverpool Council are looking to paint over in order to tidy up the place in readiness for being City of Culture 2008 - words fail me!

  11. Paul Stevenson 76 months ago | reply

    news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/merseyside/7175217.stm

    Looks like it's going to stay (at least in some form) the coucil have (strangely) just painted round it. The rat's still there , but now on a super cleen white background. Not sure whats going on with the bottom half?

  12. F Astudillo 72 months ago | reply

    brutal stencil !

    bansky is one of the best stencil artist!

  13. kate flood 72 months ago | reply

    Banksy is a legend, finally proved graffiti doesn't necessarily mean vandalism !

  14. Graff bot [deleted] 67 months ago | reply

    nice shot though
    uk.youtube.com/watch?v=nTkI6WdtXeQ
    ^more liverpool graffiti

  15. MarkJohnston92 66 months ago | reply

    love this
    iv drove past this a few times
    looks really cool

  16. @rachael211 59 months ago | reply

    i dont like the description..

    'There's a bit missing after someone stole the Banksy signature tag from the pen in the rat's hand (this is Liverpool !)'

    stereotypical sadact.

  17. @rachael211 59 months ago | reply

    ..but haha, cockers printers though!!

  18. erokism 58 months ago | reply

    There's plenty of other Banksy peices in Liverpool if you look hard enough

  19. Mickmac37 50 months ago | reply

    a genuine banksy-Berry Street Liverpool

    New imfo about the pic Paul

    Erokism -the other artworks have never been confirmed as genuine Bankys's -this one has though

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