Guess who is back? Earlier this morning, Banksy was in Cheltenham, a large spa town and borough in Gloucestershire, England where he dropped this brand new piece.
At the break of dawn, the British street artist showed up with a maintenance van and covered all the sides with tarpaulin to execute his new stencil. This piece is showing three government secret agents quietly spying on various phone conversations. Quite a strong statement against the recent privacy issues we experienced this past year with the NSA and such. Banksy didn’t pick Cheltenham randomly as the city is home of the GCHQ (Government Communications Headquarters).
While not officially confirmed by his website, this piece has has all the Banksy characteristics in narrative, style and execution.
Continue reading for more detailed images on this new piece and then check back with us through the day for more updates.
Update 1: Piece is located on Hewlett Road.
Pics by Fragile, Josh Walls and Katie Bowers