In Italy, saved from destruction by a single work of Banksy
Only in Italy work of a famous street artist Banksy – graffiti “Madonna with a gun” – now protected by a glass case. In support of this conservation work in Italy has collected more than 16.5 thousand signatures. Graffiti is located in Naples, on the wall of a house standing on Dzhirolamini area, and has become a popular tourist attraction. Most of the works of Banksy street in different countries destroyed by the authorities or, as reported by some media, the artist painted over competitors. In Italy Banksy paintings also did not escape the sad fate.
The initiator of the campaign for the preservation of the only surviving Italian works of Banksy made a resident of Naples area San Giorgio a Cremano Alessandro Bello, initiated the collection of signatures. According to him, it is not certain that the work covered glass cover local municipality, most of all, it made a private person, who requested anonymity. Now, a masterpiece of street art to destroy it will be harder, says The Local.