Live updates as Banksy confirms Nottingham artwork is his creation – Nottinghamshire Live

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World famous street artist Banksy has confirmed an image painted on a wall in Lenton is his own creation.

The illusive artist confirmed the news with a post on his official Instagram page on Saturday morning, October 17.

The work first came to attention on on a wall off Ilkeston Road in Nottingham on Thursday, October 15, and depicts a child hula-hooping with the missing tyre of a nearby bike.

Speculation mounted earlier this week that is was made by the artist and Nottingham City Council installed a perspex screen next to it, though experts were not convinced it was a genuine Banksy.

Earlier today a fellow street artist from Birmingham, Itchers, had laid claim to the work.

Banksy confirms works are his only by posting on his Instagram page.

We will bring you updates and reaction in the blog below

 

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