Banksy pays tribute to Basquiat in London, UK

Elusive British street artist Banksy is back on the streets of London with a series of new pieces that were unveiled around the Barbican centre, a performing arts centre in the City of London and the largest of its kind in Europe.

Just a few days prior to the opening of a new exhibition featuring the legendary Jean-Michel Basquiat at the Barbican, the one and only Banksy creating a series of murals on the surrounding walls leading the museum.

The first piece shows Basquiat himself turned graffiti artist being questioned and searched by the Metropolitan Police. The second artwork features several people queuing to ride the London Eye Wheel where the pods have been replaced by Basquiat’s crown.

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