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Vandals accept defaced one of Banksyâ€™s oldest and best acclaimed graffiti artworks.
The â€˜Well Hung Loverâ€™ has been on affectation on Bristolâ€™s Park Street back 2006 but contempo canicule it has been corrective over with atramentous acrylic and tagged by added graffiti artists.
The vandals larboard no agnosticism they were targeting multi-millionaire graffiti brilliant by paintingÂ â€˜F*** Banksyâ€™ beneath the artwork.
Where The Wall bout adviser John Nation spotted the accident on Saturday afternoon.
He said: â€˜Was alone a amount of time afore this happened.
â€˜That said, this has been up back 2006 so itâ€™s been up for a while. Good affair for my bout starting actual soon.â€™
When it was painted, Banksyâ€™s â€˜Well Hung Loverâ€™ was on the ancillary of a animal bloom dispensary in Frogmore Street.
Despite the dispensary relocating, the artwork has remained admitting this is not the aboriginal time it has been defaced.
Just canicule into the 2009 Banksy Versus Bristol exhibition at Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, the mural was defaced by seven dejected paintballs accursed at the artwork from a arch at the basal of Park Street with a paintball gun.
Three of the splatters were removed, but Bristol City Council said it could not accident removing the others afterwards damaging the artwork â€“ so they remain.
Among the tags now on appearance abutting to the artwork are â€˜Kapesâ€™ and â€˜Soakâ€™ which are believed to be battling graffiti artistsâ€™ tags.
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