Famous graffiti artist Banksy honored healthcare workers in his latest piece entitled “Game Changer”. As an extra touch, he donated the special work to the University Hospital Southampton, in south England.
The new Banksy work features a child playing with a nurse doll, soaring above his head with a cape and a surgical facemask. Next to the child is a wastebasket where toys of Batman and Spider-Man lay forgotten.
According to the BBC, Banksy included a note with the painting which reads: “Thanks for all you’re doing. I hope this brightens the place up a bit, even if its only black and white.”
Hospital chief executive Paula Head tweeted of the work: “So proud to reveal this amazing piece of art ‘Painting for Saints’, created by #Banksy as a thank you to all those who work with and for the NHS and our hospital. An inspirational backdrop to pause and reflect in these unprecedented times.”
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