Banksy Hits LA (with an Elephant!)

That "guerilla artist" Banksy did it again, this time legally, in a three-day show in Los Angeles:

A 37-year old Indian elephant has been painted, from head to tail, in a floral pattern reminiscent of an old fashioned living room or a British pub.

The animal is made to stand in a makeshift living room, complete with sofa, chandelier and decorated with wallpaper in the same pattern.

Banksy, as ever, was not on hand to discuss his creation, but it is understood that the elephant, blending into the background, is meant to represent the big issues in life, such as poverty, that some people choose to ignore.

Link | Gallery

Other Banksy Art, previously on Neatorama: Gitmo Inmate in Disneyland, Telephone Booth, Militus Ratus, Graffiti

Related: Soap Not Spray Can: Reverse Graffiti


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