Warholian Video on Banksy Chinatown Bomb – Also, Police are NOT Investigating

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BANKSY by Troy Holden

Troy Holden took a photo of a sign tacked up next to the Chinatown Banksy piece. A friend has translated it as:

Please don’t file a police complaint, the cops are investigating and it will be taken down soon.

Banksy Chinatown, Do Not Remove sign, San Francisco

A quick call to the police indicates no report and no investigation. According to Sgt. Vinnie Catanzaro:

I’m not aware of any issue that has come up.

So, who posted this, and why?

ALSO, here’s a cool new video from the site that broke this story yesterday:

Here’s their very detailed Flickr set.

ALSO, Banksy #3 and #4.

  • eric | Apr 24, 2010 at 10:35 am

    I was there when the property owner put up the sign, and he explained that it was to keep the piece from being buffed. I’m sure he has no intention of taking it down or getting the cops involved, considering the amount of attention it’s gotten in the past couple days.

  • numlok | Apr 27, 2010 at 3:47 pm

    Along with Valencia, Sycamore, Chinatown, Haight, and Howard, there’s one on Erie as well. It doesn’t seem to be getting as much play, even though it’s probably my favorite: