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Banksy Directs Simpsons Opening

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Banksy, a famous British graffiti artist and political activist, directed the opening sequence of the most recent episode of the Simpsons.

The painter is known for his satirical street art which usually portrays dark yet humorous political commentary. His distinguishing stenciling has marked streets and surfaces in a number of cities throughout the world.

The intro features the Banksy tag all over Springfield, and a depressing look into a sweatshop in which workers are animating the show and making Bart dolls.

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The Simpsons is a popular animated television series on Fox, which is owned by News Corporation (NWSA - Get Report).

-- Written by Theresa McCabe in Boston.



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