PHOTOS: Banksy Sketches Appear in Chicago

An eccentric, underground street artist hits Chicago.

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Meredith Gregory
Word is starting to get out about a Banksy sketch that appeared late last week at the side of Veerasway Restaurant at Randolph and Peoria.
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The sketch is reminiscent of the Union Station stairway scene from "The Untouchables."
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Policía de Grand Prairie
Banksy is believed to have placed the stenciled the sketch on the building late Thursday night or early Friday morning.
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Meredith Gregory
Banksy, a British artist whose identity is unknown, is on a North American tour of sorts. His sketches have shown up on San Francisco and Toronto recently as well, likely as a promotion for his new movie, "Exit Through the Gift Shop."
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Oliver Hild, owner of Maxwell Colette Gallery set off to find the sketch when he got word that this picture appeared on Bansky's Web site with the Willis Tower the obvious giveaway that it was in Chicago.
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Meredith Gregory
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Christina Correa
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A decorated crumbling concrete wall on 16th street between Carpenter and Racine in Chicago has been confirmed as the second Banksy sketch in the area.
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www.banksy.co.uk
Banksy's sketches in other cities often get tagged by other taggers.
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Telemundo
He often incorporates rats into his sketches.
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www.banksy.co.uk
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