Minding MANR
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Minding MANR

When local tagger MANR threw his name overtop of Banksy’s piece in an alley just off Dundas Street West, on Tuesday last week—after the famed street artist left town to continue his American romp—some took it upon themselves to fight back.
In the days since, the placard-holding Banksy businessman has made a re-appearance with a new slogan, MANR has returned to claim more territory, a new stenciled character has arrived to urge both sides to peace, someone new has decided to stick it to MANR anyway, and someone else has left something in the alley which may or may not be a succinct pile of art criticism.
Ten days in the life of Toronto’s most contentious canvas are above.