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New Banksy artwork popped up on Valentine’s Day. What do you think it means?

New Banksy artwork popped up on Valentine’s Day. What do you think it means?
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The mysterious artist confirmed the piece, which appears to be a girl firing flowers into the air, by posting photos on Instagram. Now the rest of the world is trying to decipher the meaning behind it.

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“Somebody’s house value has just sky rocketed,” one Twitter user said.

“In a time of hate, love is an act of resistance,” Kritika Kamra tweeted.

How do you interpret the Valentine’s Day artwork by Banksy? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

Feb 13, 2020 at 4:02pm PST

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