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Banksy artwork to feature in museum

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The Banksy artwork that was painted on the side of a steelworker’s garage in Port Talbot is to be shown at a new museum later this year.

The seasons greetings artwork shows a child playing in the falling ash and smoke from a skip fire, the artwork will remain in Port Talbot and will join other Banksy artworks.

Art dealer John Brandler bought the artwork for a six figure sum from Ian Lewis, Brandler has given permission for it to be relocated to Ty’r Orsaf.

Welsh Government’s deputy minister for culture, sport and tourism Lord Dafydd Elis-Thomas said in a letter, “Ty’r Orsaf within Port Talbot town centre has been identified as the preferred relocation site for the artwork.

“A request for financial support for relocation of the artwork has recently been received.

“My officials have issued a grant offer to John Brandler for the artwork’s relocation to Ty’r Orsaf, subject to it remaining on public display.

“Following discussions between my officials and John Brandler, I am pleased to confirm the artwork will remain in Port Talbot for a minimum period of three years, as opposed to the original two-year commitment.”




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