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A street art mural depicting a breakdancing Jesus, by the artist Cosmo Sarson, can be seen on a 28ft wall opposite Banksy’s Mild Mild West in Stokes Croft, Bristol. The piece was inspired by an event in the Vatican in 2004 which saw breakdancers perform for Pope John Paul II, with the work taking over a week to complete and contains over 1kg of gold glitter. See SWNS story SWBANKSY; The home town of the world’s most notorious artist is filled with graffiti — thanks to the ‘Banksy effect’ according to an expert. It has been suggested that the streets of Bristol are filled with impressive artwork thanks to younger generations being inspired by the elusive artist. Banksy’s success has also led to a relaxation in allowing youngsters to spray paint the streets, with numerous events held especially. Bristol’s assistant Mayor for the Arts, Councillor Simon Cook, said: “There’s no doubt that Banksy has had an enormous impact on both the art scene and day-to-day life in Bristol.

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