Bansky artwork stolen from Kate Moss’ home
Precious artwork including a £80,000 Banksy portrait was stolen from Kate Moss’ home in May 2010. Thieves raided the model’s £7 million home in Maida Vale, North London, when Kate, her partner Jamie Hince and mother Linda, were reported to be asleep.
Art works of guerilla artist Banksy have been under attack by thieves many a times. In 2007, 10 prints worth about £10,000 were stolen from a branch of Art Republic in Brighton. Likewise, Banksy prints over £16,000 was snatched by a man and woman from an art gallery in New Compton Street, Central London in May 2010. Banksy has been in news for his recent stencils, “Hackney Welcomes the Olympics” and “Going for Mould”, both related to London Olympics.