Street art commissioned by 73-year-old
A PIECE of graffiti welcoming commuters into Bristol is the latest street art in the city to catch people's eye.
The artwork, which shows a hooded man on the shoulders of another spray painting "Welcome to Bristol", has appeared on a house next to the M32.
Those driving in and out of the city get a nice view of the piece, which sits on the wall of a house in Gable Road, Easton, near junction three.
The 73-year-old woman who owns the house told the Post she was fed up of people tagging her house with graffiti and decided she would like something more artistic.
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A friend put her in touch with a graffiti artist named Jack, who lives in Stokes Croft and has previously worked with Banksy.
He came up with the idea for a "Welcome to Bristol" piece and she gave him permission to daub it on the side of her wall.
The woman, who did not want to be named, said: "I think it's absolutely wonderful.
"Lots of people have commented on it and said how brilliant it is.
"Bristol is known for its street art and this seems to really be getting people's attention.
"I'm not worried about having it on my house – it can easily be painted over again.
"I think some people are quite jealous of it!"