“Keep OU”! Banksy sends an anti-Brexit message with a rodent ‘HULK SMASH’ the padlock

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Banksy, the well-known anonymous English street artist, who sent the creative industry in a mania when his “Girl With a Balloon” artwork self-destructed in the auction center. His rebellious attitude has remain unchanged, and here comes the latest creation takes sides on the anti-Brexit showcased in London.


Image by David Parry/ Royal Academy of Arts

The new graffiti entitled “KEEP OU”, illustrated with a ‘Stuart Little’ holding up a final letter ‘T’ from ‘KEEP OUT’ spray paint as a hammer, trying to break the shuttered entryway to the EU arrivals gate in London Heathrow airport.

Image by Banksy

According to the Royal Academy, the anti-Brexit installation uses a genuine customs archway salvaged from London Heathrow airport, clearly sending a ‘non-leaving’ request for the immigration debate, following up his last year “Vote to Love” red heart-shaped balloon’s poster in criticising the U.K.'s decision to leave the EU.

Image by Banksy

The 251st Summer Exhibition in 2019 is curated by British artist Jock McFadyen, begins at London’s Royal Academy from June 10 to August 12 and there are 1,500 pieces of artwork in all media, including painting, sculpture, printmaking, architecture, photography and movies. Adult tickets price is £18 per person and children under the age of 16 are free of charge.

Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition
Burlington House
Piccadilly, Mayfair
London
W1J 0BD