News

Banksy To Tag George Michael’s Mansion

Banksy To Tag George Michael’s Mansion

George Michael has offered Bristol-based graffiti artist Banksy £2 million to paint one of the walls of his North London home.

According to the Daily Mirror Michael wants the guerrilla street-artist to paint a huge wall in his Hampstead mansion to complement the two canvasses that he already owns. The UK’s most secretive and reclusive artist has reportedly given Michael strict guidelines to follow if he is to get his wish.

An unnamed source revealed to the newspaper: “George is a huge fan of Banksy's work and asked his representative if he would reveal himself to the singer. He also asked if Banksy would paint one wall in his house for £2million. Apparently, Banksy has insisted on remaining undercover and will only go ahead if George goes out for the duration!"

Banksy previously defaced 500 copies of Paris Hilton’s debut album in 48 record stores across the UK in 2006, memorably replacing the socialite’s head with that of a dog.


Newsletter


Editor's Letter

The new Uncut revealed! Arctic Monkeys, Neil Young, Kate Bush and Warren Zevon in new issue


Next month, Arctic Monkeys play two shows at London’s Finsbury Park to more than 100,000 people, which makes it a reasonable moment to look back at the band’s journey from the Sheffield suburb of High Green to their current all-conquering place in a rock pantheon where they are...