Ron English to Whitewash Banksy

Banksy’s “Slave Labour (Bunting Boy)” mural as it appeared in May 2012 (via Wikimedia Commons)

“We’re tired of people stealing our stuff off the streets and reselling it so I’m just going to buy everything I can get my hands on and whitewash it,” English told the United Kingdom’s Press Association, adding, “I’m going to paint over it and just include it in one of the walls in my house.”

Ron English Plans to Whitewash a $730,000 Banksy, and then Sell It by Zachary Small for Hyperallergic