Friday, October 10, 2008

The Village Petstore and Chargoal Grill

Eschewing his characteristic rat murals for the project, Banksy has created The Village Pet Store and Charcoal Grill, a showcase of animatronic foodstuffs, packaged meat products, pet supplies and a monkey watching Discovery Channel primate porn surrounded by ravaged pizza, an empty pack of Marlboro Lights and a crushed can of Bud. The monkey breathes, scratches himself and follows the action onscreen with his eyes, with a discarded National Geographic in reach:

A pearls-wearing bunny applies make-up and wiggles its nose at a medium rodent-sized vanity:

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