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Banksy’s Bristol Sneeze

from artnet

It’s a New Banksy! A Mural of a Woman Sneezing Has Appeared on the Side of a House in Bristol

The work is the anonymous street artist’s latest health-related message.

by Brian Boucher

A new mural by Banksy has appeared on the side of a house in the southern UK city of Bristol. The piece shows a woman in a headscarf sneezing, with her dentures flying several feet out of her mouth and a graphic spray of saliva following them. She is doubled over by the force of the sneeze and has lost her grip on her purse and cane.

Two days after Brits began to receive the first doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine, the piece seems to issue a gross reminder that, one step toward herd immunity notwithstanding, citizens ought to continue to wear their masks to avoid spreading the deadly virus via droplets, or in this case gobs, of saliva.

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Posted on December 17, 2020 by Editor

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