A New York kiss goodbye for Banksy? New installation by British graffiti artist appears on front door of Hustler Club


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A dancer poses with a new installation by British graffiti artist Banksy painted on the front door of the Hustler Club in New York on Thursday, a day before police called a temporary halt to the graffiti artisit’s one month residency in the city.

Known for his anti-authoritarian black-and-white stenciled images, which have sold at auction for upwards of $2m (£1.3m), the British street artist is treating New Yorkers to a daily dose of spray-painted art – while trying to eluding the police who are said to want to question him about vandalism and incurring the wrath of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.