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After taking over NYC in March, then criticizing the French government with new murals in June, Banksy is back with even more art, this time near his home city of Bristol, England.

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Officially unveiled by Banksy himself on his Instagram account, the elusive British street artist published a photo depicting a stencilled road sign on a lamppost, located in the town of Clevedon.

The photograph showcases an elderly couple walking down a sloping street with a row of cars and houses in the background, but the focal point is directed at the lamppost, displaying a triangular signage featuring two youngsters carrying the older generation on their backs, prompting speculation on social media that it was inspired by Brexit, which is the impending withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union.

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While the actual message is still unclear, Banksy’s works is often revolved on social commentary and politics. Additionally, Banksy’s rare and most popular artwork are currently on display in London’s Lazinc gallery.

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Words by Renz Ofiaza
Staff Writer

Renz Ofiaza is a Staff Writer at Highsnobiety and based in Brooklyn.

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