A Port Talbot steelworker has bought the Banksy piece that was unknowingly painted on his storage wall for a six determine sum.

Ian Lewis unexpectedly grew to become the proprietor of a Banksy piece every week earlier than Christmas however struggled to handle the crowds of individuals coming to see it, with an estimated 20,000 individuals visiting because it appeared, even after actor Michael Sheen offered to pay for the security costs.

Lewis accepted a six-figure sum from Essex-based Banksy skilled John Brandler, who plans to maintain the paintings in Port Talbot for a minimum of two years.

Lewis plans to spend the cash on “a couple of holidays” and rebuilding his storage as soon as the artwork is eliminated.

In 2017, Goldie might have by accident revealed that Banksy’s actual identification is Robert Del Naja, of trip-hop legends Massive assault.

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