Chances are, the location of the work is significant: In 2010, Poundland launched an investigation after it was discovered that a 7-year-old boy was working 100 hours a week in an Indian sweatshop, producing items for the store. A spokeswoman said at the time: “Poundland does not tolerate child labor under any circumstances and will not work with companies that employ children.”
Banksy vs. Robbo
1985: Robbo paints one of London’s earliest pieces
2006: The piece gets dogged
December 2009: Banksy paints a bloke “wallpapering” up the graffiti
2 weeks later: Robbo takes it as a diss, comes out of retirement and puts his name back
After Months of deliberation Banksy comes up with an ingeniuos response
Robbo is having none of it
The wall is painted black, presumably by the council. Or someone who objects to two grown men acting like children.
July 2010: Robbo accusses Banksy of having a career
Again the wall is painted black by persons unknown, this time very neatly
January 2011: Banksy returns to paint a bizarre concept piece about goldfish
Robbo is about to paint a rebuttal when he has an accident and falls into a coma.
November 2011: Banksy paints poor replica of original Robbo outline