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Saved Banksy mural up for sale

A Banksy mural which was withdrawn at the last minute from a controversial auction in Miami earlier this year is set to go under the hammer in London next month, to the dismay of local campaigners.

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New artwork replaces Banksy mural

Street artists have repainted the space left by the removal of the Banksy art work "Slave Labour".

These pictures, taken by the Turnpike Art Group, show the new mural and a rat which is believed to be by Banksy.

The mural on Whymark Avenue Credit: Turnpike Art Group
A close up of the paste up diety Credit: Turnpike Art Group

The art group said that the mysterious artist who painted the rat had been so rushed in their work that they had left behind part of the stencil.

The photographer removed the stencil but said it is "unlikely to end up in a Miami auction house"

A close up on the rat holding a why sign Credit: Turnpike Art Group
The stencil rescued from the rat by the Turnpike Art Group Credit: Turnpike Art Group

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