David Bowie Sheffield tribute mural ridiculed on social media
3 February 2016
From the section Sheffield & South Yorkshire
The Aladdin Sane painting has been criticised by some people on Twitter
A David Bowie tribute mural created by a Sheffield graffiti artist has been ridiculed by some social media users.
A 7ft (2.1m) painting by Trik featuring Bowie in the persona of his character Aladdin Sane has appeared on a street corner in the city centre.
One Twitter contributor remarked, “How did you find an artist with no idea what Bowie looked like?”, while another asked, “Who is that a picture of?”
Trik said he found it all “fun”, but he might now paint over the picture.
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