Basquiat and Banksy – level 1
Jean-Michel Basquiat was an American street artist. He has an exhibition in London. It opens on Wednesday 20th at an arts centre.
Banksy is an English graffiti artist. He makes two new murals near the arts centre.
One mural shows Basquiat. Two police officers are searching him. An art critic talks about the mural. The mural shows that it is still difficult to be a black person on the streets.
Difficult words: was (past of ‘be’), exhibition (an art show), mural (a painting on a wall), search (look for something on you).
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