LONDON (AP) — The household that owns a home in southwest England the place an art work from Banksy appeared in time for Valentine’s Day has lined the mural after it was defaced.
Short-term fencing was additionally added Saturday to the house in Bristol and closed-circuit tv has been put in to guard the art work, which reveals a younger lady firing purple flowers from a catapult.
The elusive artist confirmed the mural as his creation on his official Instagram account on Feb. 14. It was later defaced with an expletive.
Kelly Woodruff, the daughter of Edwin Simons, who owns the rented residence on which the art work appeared, mentioned the household felt a “sturdy accountability” to make sure that the art work could possibly be loved by most people.
“Because of the senseless vandalism to the art work, the household have taken the very tough determination to cowl the art work to attempt to shield it,” she mentioned. “All measures are non permanent and we ask that the general public are affected person whereas we work out one of the simplest ways to wash the harm, restore and shield it for the longer term, so everybody can get pleasure from Banksy’s work.”