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Banksy Unveils Huge Surprise Exhibition in Bristol Museum

Banksy's Biggest Ever Exhibition Suprises Hometown
A photographer documents one of the latest suprise exhibits by the underground guerrilla artist, Banksy on June 12 2009 in Bristol, England. The exhibition called "Banksy versus Bristol Museum" is one of the largest single collections of the artist works and was organised under tight security and installed in just 36hrs with only a handful of museum staff aware it was even happening. Banksy, whose real identity remains a mystery, is said to hail from the Bristol area, and claims that hosting the exhibition in the city is his way of thanking the city for his early street art career. (Getty Images)more pics »In a surprise effort to give back to the small town where he got his start, Banksy, the infamous underground street artist whose indentity is still a pseudo-mystery, unveiled an installment of his work -- more than 70 pieces in all -- that went up in just 36 hours.

Reportedly, only a few museum staffers were even aware it was happening.

Click through any image to see the whole gallery or go here to start at the beginning. So cool.

Banksy's Biggest Ever Exhibition Suprises Hometown
A woman looks at one of the latest surprise exhibits by the underground guerrilla artist, Banksy on June 12 2009 in Bristol, England. The exhibition called "Banksy versus Bristol Museum" is one of the largest single collections of the artist works and was organised under tight security and installed in just 36hrs with only a handful of museum staff aware it was even happening. Banksy, whose real identity remains a mystery, is said to hail from the Bristol area, and claims that hosting the exhibition in the city is his way of thanking the city for his early street art career. (Getty Images)more pics »

Banksy's Biggest Ever Exhibition Suprises HometownOne of the latest surprise exhibits by the underground guerrilla artist, Banksy is displayed in Bristol Museum on June 12 2009 in Bristol, England. The exhibition called "Banksy versus Bristol Museum" is one of the largest single collections of the artist works and was organised under tight security and installed in just 36hrs with only a handful of museum staff aware it was even happening. Banksy, whose real identity remains a mystery, is said to hail from the Bristol area, and claims that hosting the exhibition in the city is his way of thanking the city for his early street art career. (Getty Images)more pics »
Banksy's Biggest Ever Exhibition Suprises HometownPeople looks at some of the surprise exhibits by the underground guerrilla artist, Banksy on June 12 2009 in Bristol, England. The exhibition called "Banksy versus Bristol Museum" is one of the largest single collections of the artist works and was organised under tight security and installed in just 36hrs with only a handful of museum staff aware it was even happening. Banksy, whose real identity remains a mystery, is said to hail from the Bristol area, and claims that hosting the exhibition in the city is his way of thanking the city for his early street art career. (Getty Images)more pics »


Banksy's Biggest Ever Exhibition Suprises Hometown
A woman looks at surprise exhibits by the underground guerrilla artist, Banksy on June 12 2009 in Bristol, England. The exhibition called "Banksy versus Bristol Museum" is one of the largest single collections of the artist works and was organised under tight security and installed in just 36hrs with only a handful of museum staff aware it was even happening. Banksy, whose real identity remains a mystery, is said to hail from the Bristol area, and claims that hosting the exhibition in the city is his way of thanking the city for his early street art career. (Getty Images)more pics »
  • Banksy's Biggest Ever Exhibition Suprises Hometown
  • Banksy's Biggest Ever Exhibition Suprises Hometown
  • Banksy's Biggest Ever Exhibition Suprises Hometown
  • Banksy's Biggest Ever Exhibition Suprises Hometown
  • Banksy's Biggest Ever Exhibition Suprises Hometown
  • Banksy's Biggest Ever Exhibition Suprises Hometown
  • Banksy's Biggest Ever Exhibition Suprises Hometown
  • Banksy's Biggest Ever Exhibition Suprises Hometown

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