Banksy Defaced statue of a Priest is a new addition to The Walker Art Gallery collection.

The renowned graffiti artist has sawn off the face of an 18th Century replica stone bust and glued on a selection of bathroom tiles. The resulting ‘pixellated’ portrait is entitled ‘Cardinal Sin’ and is believed to be a comment on the abuse scandal in the Church and its subsequent cover- up.

“I’m never sure who deserves to be put on a pedestal or crushed under one”

– Banksy

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