This man unwittingly met Banksy 14 years ago
(SOUNDBITE) (French) FRENCH BANKSY FAN AND ARTWORKS COLLECTOR, FRANCOIS BERARDINO, SAYING:
"I visited Banksy's studio, it lasted less than half an hour. I liked it and, with my bad English, I told him: 'Oh it's good, it's funny, good,' and he tells me 'well if you want, take two drawings.' So I took two small drawings and rolled them up, I put them in my bag and left."
It was only when Berardino came across Banksy's 'Wall and Piece' book
that he understood who he had crossed paths with
Location: Paris, France
Berardino is now holding a free exhibition
showcasing over 200 pieces from his private collection