But for years the true identity of the artist Banksy has been a closely guarded secret, known to just a handful of friends. Now a Mail on Sunday investigation has uncovered compelling evidence suggesting that the artist is former public schoolboy Robin Gunningham.

Banksy uncovered: The nice middle-class boy who ‘became the graffiti guerrilla’ | Mail Online (via photographsonthebrain)

» Mark says: “Compelling” is a stretch, at least based on the article photographsonthebrain linked to. This one fleshes things out pretty well, but I’m still not sold.

I think “Exit Through the Gift Shop” was a brilliant hoax on Banksy’s part, and if he could pull that off, he’s probably capable of engineering the kind of evidence the Mail has found.