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British Street Artist Banksy Announces A Month Of New Works On NYC Streets

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 03: A new Bansky work is viewed on a side of a wall stating "This is My New York Accent" on October 3, 2013 in New York City. New work by the mysterious British street artist Banksy has appeared in New York after he announed a a month-long residency in the city. Three works in total have appeared in recent days with two of them quickly being vandalized by other graffiti. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Graffiti artist Banksy

October 2, 2013

British graffiti artist Banksy revealed Tuesday his first work in what he described as an exhibition on walls throughout New York City this month - a painting of boys disobeying prohibitions on graffiti.



Banksy, a pseudonym for the elusive artist who first emerged in the streets of Bristol, England and whose real identity is unknown, announced the "Better Out Than In" show along with new artwork in Manhattan on his website along with a caption saying: "The street is in play." He's giving out a toll-free number along with instructions to enjoy satirical audio. (Reuters)