👓 The Artwork Was Rejected. Then Banksy Put His Name to It. | The New York Times

Read The Artwork Was Rejected. Then Banksy Put His Name to It. by Alex Marshall (nytimes.com)
The Royal Academy in London turned down a work by “Bryan S. Gaakman” for an exhibition, then asked Banksy — who had made it — if he had a submission.
This reminds me a bit of episode one of Revisionist History, though the way it is presented is much more cutsey with a soupcon of aw-shucks. They really should do more blind screening of artwork the way that orchestras in the US are typically doing blind auditions these days.

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