Banksy has recently made the headlines expressing his anger and outrage of a recent airing of a television programme ‘Graffiti Wars’. Graffiti Wars shown on Channel 4 showcases a series of bitter rivalries which started at street level between graffiti writers, street artists and the authorities.
The documentary has a lot of focus on the rivalries between Robbo and Banksy, recalling aspects from their previous encounters which highlight past tensions.
There have been many instances where work from Banksy has been ‘defaced’ by Robbo. Some of the most publicized examples are shown below:
(Banksy’s classic go back to bed rat, repainted by Robbo)
(Banksys wallpaper design, altered to show ‘King Robbo’)