Graffiti Area / Guard Dog

Another piece in the courtyard of Cargo this is a typical Banksy in style in that it is a black and white single layer stencil. It is this style which made his name.

Graffiti Area, also known as Guard Dog, is a mockery of the police and the authorities, depicting a policeman and his poodle on patrol in a designated graffiti area.
It has been painted in the courtyard of the Cargo nightclub in London, together with another celebrated Banksy wall entitled His Master’s Voice.
Cargo, a well-known venue on Rivington Street in the middle of Shoreditch, inLondon, is built inside an old railway tunnel showcasing murals from many urban artists. Acclaimed as a local masterpiece, Banksy’s work has been protected by perspex for about 15 years now and crowds still gather to see it.

Created on July 10, 2023
83 Rivington St, London EC2A 3AY, UK

Marker details

Camera usedApple iPhone 13
Marker typeartwork
CountryUnited Kingdom