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By Sam Rkaina, Local Government Reporter

BRISTOL city councillors are calling for a register to protect street art after a Banksy was painted over.

The famous artist’s Gorilla in a pink mask piece was a familiar sight in Fishponds Road for more than 10 years.

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By Sam Rkaina, Local Government Reporter

AN AMBITIOUS plan to transform a drab street into a major tourist attraction could help put Bristol on the international map, it has been claimed.

As exclusively revealed in the Evening Post yesterday, the See No Evil art project will turn Nelson Street in the city centre into Europe’s largest outdoor art exhibition.

More than 20 of the world’s biggest street artists will paint more than half a dozen of the rundown street’s largest buildings, some 11 stories high.

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By Sam Rkaina – exclusive

A DRAB street in Bristol city centre is set to be transformed into one of the largest outdoor art exhibitions in the world next month, the Evening Post can reveal.

More than 20 of the world’s most successful street artists will be painting almost every building in Nelson Street with huge murals in a bid to create Bristol’s next major tourist attraction.
Organisers say it will be the biggest permanent street art project in Europe, the biggest project of its kind in the UK and feature some of the largest individual pieces of art in the world.

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