Banksy & David Bowie


If you’re in the UK you can’t have failed to notice news coverage of genius street artist Banksy‘s latest creation.

The enigmatic Bristolian chose his home town as the venue for this latest artwork, where the image of the Queen of England sporting the Aladdin Sane flash proudly looks down from a first-floor vantage point.

The controversial artist chose to include Liz in the nationwide celebration of Ziggy’s 40th by Ziggy-fying her in the manner we suggested on this page just over a week ago. ZIGGY-FY YOURSELF, YOUR FRIEND, PET OR FAMILY MEMBER…

Though the artwork has yet to be confirmed by Banksy, nobody wants to hear that it may have been done by an impostor. So we think Banksy should claim it as his own either way.

EMI release ZS40 worldwide on June 4th and in North America on June 5th. Stay tuned for related contests and some Heddon Street fun on the actual anniversary of the original June 6th, 1972, release.

- via David Bowie’s Facebook Page


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Posted on June 6, 2012

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