Hollywood star Michael Sheen pays hundreds of kilos to guard new Banksy paintings painted in his hometown of Port Talbot
- Banksy’s Season’s Greetings mural appeared on a storage in Port Talbot this week
- Frost/Nixon star Sheen, 49, has promised to foot the safety and authorized invoice
- A display was erected in entrance of the wall on Saturday amid enormous vacationer curiosity
Mail on Sunday Reporter
Hollywood star Michael Sheen has paid hundreds of kilos to assist shield the most recent Banksy paintings – which was painted within the actor’s house city.
The Season’s Greetings graffiti mural appeared in a single day on a storage wall within the Taibach district of Port Talbot, South Wales, and has been below 24-hour guard from volunteers.
However Frost/Nixon star Sheen, 49, has mentioned he’ll assist foot the invoice for safety, authorized and different prices to guard the work.
Individuals view new work by the artist Banksy that appeared through the week on the partitions of a storage in Port Talbot, Britain December 22
A spokesman for Sheen mentioned the actor wished to make sure the monetary burden didn’t fall on the storage proprietor Ian Lewis. The primary value can be to erect protecting plastic sheeting – which Sheen is funding.
Steelworker Mr Lewis, 55, mentioned: ‘I’m very happy. I believe it’s a smashing little bit of paintings.
‘It’s good for the city and I simply need to shield it, and it’s right here for everyone.’
Greater than 4,000 artwork lovers are anticipated to have visited the Taibach web site simply off the M4 which overlooks the city’s towering steelworks by the top of the weekend.
The Seasons Greetings graffiti mural appeared in a single day on a storage wall in Port Talbot, South Wales and has been below 24 hour guard from volunteers. However Frost/Nixon star Michael Sheen, 49, has mentioned he’ll assist foot the invoice for safety, authorized payments and different prices to guard the work