Banksy’s art around the Bronx gets a status update

The mysterious British artist’s “Ghetto 4 Life” graffiti art at Elton Avenue and 153rd Street has remained protected, even after an outcry from some Bronx residents and the borough president.

The mysterious British artist’s “Ghetto 4 Life” graffiti art at Elton Avenue and 153rd Street has remained protected, even after an outcry from some Bronx residents and the borough president. (11/12/13)

THE BRONX - News 12 hit the streets of the Bronx to see how Banksy’s work is holding up one month after his New York City visit.

The mysterious British artist’s “Ghetto 4 Life” graffiti art at Elton Avenue and 153rd Street has remained protected, even after an outcry from some Bronx residents and the borough president.

Banksy’s tiger painting near Yankee Stadium on Jerome Avenue has not held up, however. The work has since been painted over.

As for the fiberglass Ronald McDonald once found in the Bronx, its status is unknown. The statue has been taken to different locations.

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