It took me a while to get here but finally I have seen the streets of Brixton one of London’s most up and coming areas and like many areas in the city, one with a fair smattering of quality street art.
And of course it’s not just the art dotted around the streets of Brixton, the area also plays host to the famous Stockwell Hall of Fame, nestled in the middle of the Stockwell Park Estate on Aytoun Road. The Hall of Fame, a former sports pitch, is one of the premiere legal painting spots in the city and always has a good number of artists ready to daub the walls with thick layers of paint.
Today also coincided with an ill-fated graffiti jam at the popular music venue Brixton Jamm. Sponsored by RTH clothing it was kind of the reason that I popped down along with my friend EastLdnGeezer to take some snaps and check out the art on display. Ill-fated on account of the fact that the heavens well and truly opened and you can only paint in the rain so much. When it comes to comes to full on electrical storms they seem to have a sobering effect on artistic creativity.
So anyway, this post really is just about the pics and the Street Art of Brixton and where to find it so if you don’t have much time and want to know what to see and where to go check out the gallery below 🙂
Stockwell Hall of Fame
The Duke of Edinburgh Pub on Ferndale Road
Great stuff. I haven’t been to Brixton in a few years now. Love the rhino and the Jimmy C especially!
They are such good pieces, so impressive close up you’ll have to get yourself down there to have a peek 🙂
My fave is the David Bowie..who else?
I never realised he was a resident of Brixton too, the tribute makes more sense now lol