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Banksy’s Kissing Coppers resurface in Brighton

Banksy’s Kissing Coppers resurface in Brighton

5 April 2014 Email this article

World famous Bristolian graffiti artist Banksy is making headlines in Brighton, after his famous ‘Kissing Coppers’ art has popped up again in the city. The question on everyone’s lips is whether it’s an authentic Banksy or just a very good reproduction. What we can confirm is that our access equipment was used to reach the required heights.

The artwork arrived on the front of the derelict Astoria cinema just a few days after same-sex marriage was legalised in the UK, leading some to wonder if the drawing is a cheeky political statement.

The life-size black-and-white graffiti work of two policemen kissing, spray-painted on the side of the Prince Albert pub on Trafalgar Street in 2004, was sold to an anonymous buyer in Miami and remains one of the elusive artist’s best-known works.

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