Corona virus: Banksy confirms that he is behind the work of the “hollahop” girl in Nottingham


Banksy’s Instagram account posted a picture of the business on Saturday

Graffiti artist Banksy confirmed that he was the one who painted graffiti that appeared in Nottingham.It includes Work outside a beauty salon, a girl practicing a hula hoop with a bicycle tire. On Tuesday, he appeared next to a bicycle, without its rear wheel.

Ali’s screen was installed amid speculation about whether The drawing was a signature of Banksy. Soon after, the screen was sprayed with graffiti.

Banksy’s Instagram account posted a picture of the work on Saturday.

The salon with the artwork is located next to it at the intersection of Rothesay Avenue and Elkston Street in Lenton, a popular residential area for students.

After Bansky confirmed that ownerThis work, people started coming to the place to take pictures with the artwork, where at some point there were about 30 people, in addition to the police officers.

Spectators and police officers

People started coming to the place to take pictures with the artwork

Banksy of the Arts University of Bournemouth, Professor Paul Gove, said he was “really pleased” with the work the artist did. Gove had initially doubted the work was real.

He talked about the meaning behind the artwork, saying, “It’s strange. The last four or five [أعمال لبانكسي] They are all related to the Coronavirus or something related to the current situation. This is much more strange and much more than is going on at the moment. It shows someone enjoying their time.

وقال “Maybe this is the message: We are in difficult times, so let’s try to make the most of them and enjoy some of the things that are off.”

و .ضاف “The hoop is inclusive. The circle is positive and underlines the importance of life. Even with a broken bike, it finds something to play with.”

He added, “A picture of Nottingham is a kind of graphic [بانكسي] Different from what I saw before. There is less fluidity and less visible factor, especially around the chin and parts of the face. ”

Banksy began painting on trains and walls in his native Bristol in the 1990s, and quickly made his mark around the world.

He is known for mocking big companies and sending political messages through his work.

Black paint on Banksy's drawing

Ironically, soon after, the screen was sprayed with graffiti

A spokesman from Nottingham City Council said Bansky’s assertion that the work is a workmanship is “astonishing”, adding, “It is clear that we do not know why he chose Nottingham but we are a city famous for our rebels, like Robin Hood of course.”

He said, “The fact that the artwork contains a bicycle could be a reference to the Raleigh factory that was next door, and was famous for its role on Saturday night and Sunday morning, a novel by local author Alan Celito and a famous movie produced in 1960 and starring Albert Finney.”

The spokesman said the board had put in place a temporary cover for the work earlier in the week, and now it is known that it worked for Banksy.

He added, “We know people will tend to come to see them for themselves but we need to avoid large gatherings during the current pandemic.”


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