Banksy confirms he is behind sneezing woman artwork on Bristol house | UK | News (Reports)

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Entitled “Aachoo!!” it appeared on the side of a semi-detached house in Totterdown and shows an old woman sneezing out her false teeth while losing her bag and stick. The stencilled mural is in Vale Street – England’s steepest road.

First seen yesterday morning, there was speculation whether or not the piece belonged to the mysterious artist.

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Confirming its authenticity, Banksy – famed for satirising corporations, politicians and those in positions of power – yesterday released a photo of it on his official website and Instagram account.

In the picture, a wheelie bin next door is on its side, and a man holding an umbrella is being blown backwards.

Furniture maker Fred Loosmore, 28, rented a room in the house until recently. He returned to screw clear acrylic over the work to protect it.

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“We wanted to come up because people will deface it,” he said. “It’s so relevant, isn’t it?”

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