A Christmas Greeting From Ryan
The Jewellery Quarter Development Trust (JQDT) said the work was “important to protect.”
and placed some barriers in front of the mural.
In the caption, Banksy wrote
“God bless Birmingham.
In the 20 minutes we filmed Ryan on this bench passers-by gave him a hot drink,
two chocolate bars and a lighter – without him ever asking for anything.”
Within hours of its Instagram unveiling, someone leapt over the barriers and sprayed red noses on the two reindeers, in the spirit of Christmas…