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A Banksy Mural Dedicated to Victims of the Paris Terrorist Attacks Was Stolen From the Bataclan Theater

A man walks past a recent artwork by street artist Banksy in Paris on June 25, 2018, on a side street to the Bataclan concert hall where a terrorist attack killed 90 people on Novembre 13, 2015. – The mysterious British street artist has created a series of new murals in Paris in the last few days. (Photo by Thomas SAMSON / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE – MANDATORY MENTION OF THE ARTIST UPON PUBLICATION – TO ILLUSTRATE THE EVENT AS SPECIFIED IN THE CAPTION (Photo credit should read THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images)

A ghostly, veiled figure painted by Banksy on an emergency exit door of the Bataclan theater in Paris, the site of the 2015 jihadist terrorist attack that left 90 dead, stood quietly for seven months after it first appeared last June. But on early Saturday morning, thieves removed the entire door and took off with the work, which is believed to be Banksy’s tribute to those killed more than three years ago.

“We are today filled with a deep sense of indignation,” the Bataclan wrote on Twitter, confirming the theft. “The work of Banksy, a symbol of remembrance belonging to all—locals, Parisians, citizens of the world—has been taken from us.” …Read More

Pictured: A Banksy Mural Dedicated to Victims of the Paris Terrorist Attacks Was Stolen From the Bataclan Theater

2019-01-31T06:20:55+00:00