New works by street artist Banksy on migrants discovered in Paris

Seven new works attributed to provocative street artist Banksy have been discovered in recent days in Paris, including one near a former center for migrants at the city's northern edge, according to art website Artistikrezo.


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A man walks past a recent artwork by street artist Banksy in Paris on June 24, 2018.

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A woman walks past a recent artwork by street artist Banksy in Paris on June 25, 2018.

The elusive British street artist appears to have taken aim at the French government's crackdown on migrants in the series of new murals, in particular with one work - the first discovered - depicting a girl spray-painting a wallpaper pattern over a swastika.


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A man walks past a recent artwork by street artist Banksy in Paris on June 24, 2018.

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A man walks past a recent artwork by street artist Banksy in Paris on June 25, 2018. The street artist's artwork of Napoleon Bonaparte wearing a headscarf inspired by the original painting by Jacques-Louis David was found in northern Paris.

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A man walks past a recent artwork by street artist Banksy in Paris on June 25, 2018.

The first wall was reportedly discovered in Northern Paris on June 20th, World Refugee Day, but it didn't take long for others to add or alter Banksy's work - most noticeably the blue tag over the wallpaper swastika piece. On Monday, another artist temporarily covered Banksy's work with a poster, but art restorers quickly pulled the paper off and covered the works with clear plastic.


Pasted GraphicA graffiti believed to be attributed to street artist Banksy is seen on a wall in Paris, on June 25, 2018.

Pasted Graphic 1Two men place a protective board over a graffiti believed to be attributed to street artist Banksy, in Paris, on June 25, 2018.

(Via ABCNEWS)

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