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Think You're A Banksy Expert? See How Well You Know His Street Art.

Can you identify the elusive street artist's murals after they've been blurred?

Consider yourself a Banksy expert, huh?

You may well be able to identify the elusive British street artist’s masterpieces in broad daylight. But what about when his “Well-Hung Lover” or “The Mild Mild West” murals have been blurred?

Find out how well you know Banksy’s work in our fun quiz below:

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The story behind the piece:

Banksy mused on the United Kingdom’s Brexit vote to leave the European Union with this piece in Dover, southeast England, in May 2017.

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The story behind the piece:

Banksy painted “Well-Hung Lover” on the side of what was a sexual health clinic in his home city of Bristol, southwest England, in 2006. It has since been sadly defaced multiple times.

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The story behind the piece:

The Mild Mild West” ― which shows a teddy bear tossing a petrol bomb at cops ― is another one of Banksy’s iconic Bristol pieces, painted in 1999.

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The story behind the piece:

Banksy paid homage to late U.S. artist Jean-Michel Basquiat with this piece, which he painted near London’s Barbican Centre in September 2017 — shortly before the opening of a major Basquiat exhibition.

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The story behind the piece:

One of several murals that Banksy painted in New York City in March 2018.

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The story behind the piece:

Banksy called for the release of jailed Turkish artist Zehra Dogan with this 70-foot-long work, which he unveiled in Manhattan, New York City, in March 2018.

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The story behind the piece:

Banksy painted this mural ― titled “Forgiveness Is Easier To Get Than Permission” ― at Bridge Farm Primary School in Bristol, England, in 2016 as a thank you to students who voted to name a house after him.

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The story behind the piece:

Banksy appeared to mock people who are addicted to their cellphones with his “Mobile Lovers” piece, on an outside door of the Broad Plain Boys’ Club in Bristol in 2014.

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The story behind the piece:

“The Girl with a Pierced Eardrum” — Banksy’s take on Johannes Vermeer’s “Girl with a Pearl Earring” — appeared in Bristol’s Harbourside area in October 2014.

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The story behind the piece:

Banksy brought his trademark rat stencil back to the clock face of a former bank building in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, in March 2018. The property’s owners have since removed the piece so that it can reportedly be sold.

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