Banksy’s latest piece gets dissed in Queens

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Bansky's 14th NYC piece in Woodside, Queens reads "What we do in life echoes in eternity" with a man dressed in construction gear next to it.

Bansky’s 14th NYC piece in Woodside, Queens reads “What we do in life echoes in eternity” with a man dressed in construction gear next to it.

WOODSIDE, Queens (PIX11) – Banksy’s 14th New York City piece, debuted Oct. 14,  in Woodside Queens has been dissed by a rival graffiti artist, according to Gothamist.

It is not clear what time the vandalism took placed but a video shows a tagger who goes by the name “Problem Child” defacing the piece.

The artwork, on a brick wall,  shows a man wearing construction gear and holding a bucket of tools.

The words next to the man reads, “What we do in life echoes in eternity” and he appears to be erasing the end of the word “eternity.”

Banksy’s Woodside Piece Gets Dissed from Gothamist on Vimeo.

Now, the artwork has black painted words on it and the word “eternity” has been crossed out completely.

“Problem Child” allegedly said the block was “his area.”

Two days ago, Banksy sold some original signed canvases to people in Central Park for only $60.

Elderly man selling Banksy originals for $60 in Central Park is mostly ignored
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4 comments

  • scallywagy

    Pundits have gone on to express little surprise that Banksy’s work continues to be vandalized at the hands of other graffiti artists – often jealous of his notoriety, many in an attempt to make a name for themselves, others simply offended and appalled that Banksy has commercialized graffiti art, where it once used to be the domain of the rebel artist.

    Some have even gone on to wonder if Banksy hired or brought on competing graffiti artists to purposefully vandalize his work as part of the performance spectacle that is becoming part of the mystery artist’s milieu.
    http://scallywagandvagabond.com/2013/10/bansky-va

  • OhHellNo

    Beardo / Problem Child is not a tagger or an artist but simply a thirsty opportunist who wanted to pimp his "fashion brand" by destroying a fun piece of public art.

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