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Hackney Council to remove street art by graffiti artist Banksy

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<p>To some he is an artistic genius whose work is sold for thousands of pounds, but in the eyes of Hackney council, the artist known as Banksy is more of a menace, blighting London's east end with his distinctive graffiti artwork. The council have decided to blast away his artworks as part of a blitz on graffiti.</p>

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024-JISC_T28100711_01
dc:source
ITN
dc:title
Hackney Council to remove street art by graffiti artist Banksy
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MovingImage
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ITN
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<p>To some he is an artistic genius whose work is sold for thousands of pounds, but in the eyes of Hackney council, the artist known as Banksy is more of a menace, blighting London's east end with his distinctive graffiti artwork. The council have decided to blast away his artworks as part of a blitz on graffiti.</p>
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arts, culture and entertainment
painting
mhub:temporal-coverage
2007-10-28