Stik garage art to be sold

A garage door in Hackney with a painting by the street artist Stik is to be taken down and sold.

Should this garage door be sold?

The work by the artist Stik on a garage door was in a street in Hackney. Credit: ITN

A Hackney garage door with a painting by the street artist Stik has been taken down and has been bought by art dealer Andrew Lamberty. The work known as 'London Riots' was painted in 2011 on the door of the garage which belongs to a vegan community cafe called Pogo.

The cafe wants the money to keep its community activites running. However, some art lovers have criticised the sale, saying the artwork was intended to be seen by people in the street, not going on display in a gallery.

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