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Street art is often provocative and, like Banksy's work, acts as a form of dark, sometimes ironic social commentary.
Well, we’re not quite sure what this Brussels artist was trying to say with the following graffiti creation:
imagine, you wake up and there is a gigantic #penis painted on your house #streetart #brussels https://t.co/rVq7NGNXTG — mailforlen (@mailforlen)
The graffiti penis appeared on a wall in the business district of the city, at the Barrière de Saint-Gilles, opposite a catholic institute and people aren’t quite sure why.
The identity of the risqué artist is unknown, but local artist Vincent Glowinski ‘Bonom’ seemed to be a popular contender.
However, speaking to Belgium’s RTBF, he was quick to dispel the rumour:
It is not me of course and I do not want to be involved in this story.
A second image popped up in Place Stéphanie, a different neighbourhood, depicting a masturbating woman in the same style:
#art #streetart "Bonom" Vincent Glowinski. Bruxelles . https://t.co/RuMvv7XUy9 — Guarrilla Urbana (@Guarrilla Urbana)
Interestingly, in 2014 Bonom had created a painting much like the one above during a performance art production on the streets of Brussels.
According toIB Times, Brussels MP Vincent Henderick called the piece of art, predictably, "inappropriate".
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