Banksy’s Recent NYC Street Art Is Already Gone

The streets are abuzz with news of notorious graffitist Banksy’s return to New York, and yesterday, a new piece of his popped up on a wall in Soho at Allen and Canal. Unfortunately, if you go look for it, you won’t find anything — after the graffiti was edited by street artists Smart Crew, it was painted over completely. But of course, being Banksy, he’s already got something new up on the West Side. It’s text-only and a lot cheekier than yesterday’s piece:


Gothamist can’t figure out quite where it is, but there are sure to be a lot more pieces popping up around the city. [via Gawker, Gothamist]