16.12.11 by Jeff

Banksy

Banksy cardinal sin sculpture
“Cardinal Sin” by Banksy.

Banksy cardinal sin sculpture

The artist’s latest work, a scathing critique of the Catholic Church and its child abuse scandals, was just unveiled at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool, England. Bathroom tiles obscure the face of the priest. Banksy added, “I’m never sure who deserves to be put on a pedestal or crushed under one.”

This is only the second time Banksy has created work for a gallery.

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Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • http://twitter.com/mfbolla Bolla

    Top man, if you’re reading this and you happen to know banksy tell him it’s good work for me. cheers

  • http://www.arterruption.net saya

    Brilliant concept!

  • http://flickr.com/photos/oliverchennells oliver

    Yeah Banksy! One of the few postmodern artists I truly respect.

  • http://cargocollective.com/alliedoersch Allie Doersch

    Banksy, what a boss.

  • passer-by

    guys,banksy is great of course, but it is pop art + social critique. just a reminder.

  • http://www.my-yummy-design.com Julia




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