Banksy’s “Back to the Roots” Confirmed Fake

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With the launch of the website “Back to the roots” and Instagram account Banksyparis rumors started to fly about a new possible month long residency following Banksy’s October New York residency “Better Out Than In.”  Both online accounts were following a similar photo a day format of was seemed to be a new piece from the artist.   A journalist from the cultural magazine Les Inrocks tweeted that Banksy’s agent confirmed that both online accounts were fake.  According to the Pestcontroloffice, a website in charge of authenticating Banksy’s prints and pieces, the websites and works are forgeries.

 

 

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