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Street art's stars and the cities that nurture them

With the opening this month in Paris of the first permanent exhibition dedicated to street art, here is a selection of the increasingly lucrative genre's top exponents and the cities that have nurtured them. The king of them all has to be Britain's Banksy, whose subversive and satirical humour has achieved huge international renown since he surfaced in the 1990s. Hailing from the underground activist culture of the southwestern city of Bristol, his unmistakeable stencilled output generally features an anti-establishment bent.
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