Caution, prior to being tagged and then removed, by Rob Wade
Banksy -- in LA in the lead-up to last night's Oscars -- did several wall stencils, including one that was
Banksy's Exit Through the Gift Shop was up for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature, but lost out to Inside Job, Charles Ferguson and Audrey Marrs' expose on the global financial crisis.
Update: Ok, maybe not "stolen." The blog MELROSEandFAIRFAX states that, "unfortunately, instead of preserving it, the owner chopped it out of the wall."
Update: Ultra Shine Blind, who shot the photos below, confirms: "The piece wasn't really stolen ... The real story is how people are cutting holes in there walls b/c they thing it's a Banksy."