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‘Daily Mail’ Claims They Have Revealed Banksy—He’s a Parking Attendant. Really?

Is this parking attendant at Dismaland, right, actually the artist Banksy, thought to be shown in the picture at left?<br>Photos via Daily Mail.Is this parking attendant at Dismaland, right, actually the artist Banksy, thought to be shown in the picture at left?
Photos via Daily Mail.

The notorious street artist known as Banksy may be hiding in plain sight at his “bemusement park,” called Dismaland.

Eagle-eyed observers have discerned a similarity between the man featured in the photo above that purportedly shows the British maverick and a man working as a parking attendant at the ironic theme park in the English resort town of Weston-Super-Mare, according to a report in the Daily Mail.

In 2008, the Daily Mail released an image of Robin Gunningham, from Bristol, who Banksy fans suspect is the mystery artist. A single photograph supposedly showing him in sunglasses with tousled hair was taken in Jamaica in 2004.

Gunningham is 38. The parking attendant looks to our eye like a man about 10 years older than that, but there is a striking similarity to the men’s noses.

The two men are even wearing similar sunglasses.

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Posted on September 10, 2015 by Editor

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