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Banksy Hits Coney Island, New York, With His Latest ‘The Whip’ Piece

Luke Taylor
Banksy The Whip Coney Island

Banksy’s ‘The Whip’ piece appeared on Coney Island Avenue in Brooklyn and features a business man whipping people with a stock market symbol.

What’s that even more Banksy in NYC?, we hear you ask, well it looks that way with another Banksy piece surfacing in Brooklyn’s Coney Island Avenue as confirmed via Banksy’s official Instagram page yesterday evening. Following on from the 14th Street Clock Rat and the Free Zehra Dogan mural, both from last week, the British street artist has now hit NYC with his next piece. Featuring what looks like a business man with a stock market inspired graph/symbol whip, wearing a hard hat and whipping a group of people from single mum’s to the elderly. A clear nod to the current state of planning and new builds, not only in New York but also the likes of London, whereby social housing is thrown by the wayside to introduce profitable plots for the wealthy elite.

Banksy The Whip Coney Island

Photo Credits: streetartistnews.net

Luke Taylor
Luke Taylor

Luke has lived and breathed the associated lifestyles & subcultures of RC for the last 20 years, as well as gaining a vast knowledge and a wealth of experience in the industry since 2006. His passion is really the techwear side of the spectrum, with brands like Stone Island & Acronym being among some of his personal favorites. Set up in 2013, his industry background & knowledge has seen RC go from strength to strength to become the digital magazine, platform & authority it is today.

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