Banksy’s Thug For Life Bunny depicts a friendly-looking cartoon bunny touting a cigar and wearing a gold chain necklace and rings that would typically be more associated with hip hop culture than a hopping rabbit. It is typical of the artist to juxtapose innocent imagery with more mature concepts, often calling into question the messages that children are receiving from mainstream media and culture. Thug For Life Bunny has since been painted over.
Banksy’s satirical street art and subversive epigrams combine dark humour with graffiti executed in a distinctive stenciling technique. His works of political and social commentary have appeared on streets, walls, bridges throughout the world and this 1000pc puzzle!