Why has an exhibition of Banksy replicas popped up in Russia?

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Euronews (English)

A collection of Banksy replicas has gone on show in Russia, despite political opposition by the anonymous artist. The St. Petersburg exhibition contains 150 replicas of Banksy’s work and has quickly become one of the city’s most visited places. The collection is a transfer from the Moscow exhibition “To Find Banksy” that was put together before the Russian invasion of Ukraine began. The organisers have stressed that they don’t want to concentrate on politics. But trying to keep anonymous street-artist Bansky apolitical is a fool’s errand. All the more so for an unauthorised exhibition of repli…

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