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New Kissing Coppers in Brighton not a Banksy

The Argus: New Kissing Coppers not a Banksy New Kissing Coppers not a Banksy

Representatives for Bristolian street artist Banksy have revealed the new Kissing Coppers is a fake.

The artwork appeared on the side of the old Astoria Theatre in Brighton on April Fools Day – three days after same sex marriage was legalised in the UK.

City gallery owners said it looked authentic, but The Argus can now confirm the Kissing Coppers no 2 is not a Banksy original.

The original Banksy mural fetched $575,000 (£345,000) at a US auction in February.

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11:49am Thu 3 Apr 14

rogerthefish says...

I would imagine lots are fakes.
I would imagine lots are fakes. rogerthefish
  • Score: 5

11:56am Thu 3 Apr 14

gheese77 says...

hes too busy counting his money to come up with anything original anymore
hes too busy counting his money to come up with anything original anymore gheese77
  • Score: 4

6:31pm Thu 3 Apr 14

jackthekipper says...

who feckin cares
who feckin cares jackthekipper
  • Score: 3

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