Street Art Sculptures on show at the Unit 5 Gallery

A showcase of street art sculpture at the Unit 5 Gallery on Hackney Road brought together some of the World’s best street artists who have showcased their works in 3D.

Now we like a bit of sculpture ar Inspiring City and we’ve even done a bit of a tour of some of London’s best abstract pieces which you can follow here.  Street art sculpture though is not new, the likes of Jonesy, Mark McClure, Citizen Kane, Ronzo and Mobstr are past masters of the art.  Indeed all those feature in the latest show at the Unit 5 and, in the case of Jonesy and Mark McClure, have also featured in Inspiring City interviews about their work.

We’ve covered shows at the Unit 5 Gallery before too, in fact the last time we visited the gallery based home of art agency Alternative London it was when the space was first opened last year. Alternative London, have been responsible for many a mural over the years and are well placed in terms of convincing some of the best artists around to lend their skills to put on a show like this.

Sculpture really is an important part of the street art scene, so it’s good to see a show that brings work in this particular medium together and there are some interesting pieces with some interesting stories and in some cases local connections.   Jimmy C’s portrait on cardboard boxes is of a local man who has lived in the area for 50 years whilst Jo Peel’s tree installation uses wood from the nearby Hackney City Farm.

The show ‘In Depth’ runs until 26 February 2017 and the gallery can be found in ‘The Yard’ on Yorkton Street just off the Hackney Road.

In Depth Gallery

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Slinkachu’s Employee of the Month

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The wider installation from Slinkachu shows a bland working environment

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Jimmy C portrait  of ‘Mick’ a local man who has lived in the area for the past 50 years and who has seen many changes with work from Jonesy in the foreground

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Jimmy C piece with part of the installation from Jo Peel in the foreground made from wood gathered from the Hackney City Farm

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Ben Eine

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Mobstr ‘I need to be upstanding because people see right through me’

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Will Coles ‘Sniper of the Year’

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Isaac Cordal’s depressed office workers

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Isaac Cordal

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Isaac Cordal

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Mobstr

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Mark McClure

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Mark McClure

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Ben Eine

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Ronzo

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Ronzo

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Isaac Cordal

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HIN

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Lily Mixe

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Lily Mixe

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Citizen Kane

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Pixel Pancho ‘Let the Feelings Grow’

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Herakut ‘Fuck You Ceiling’

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Jonesy

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Peeta End

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Bianco Shock part of a wider installation of works by the artist in London

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Interactive sculpture from Josh Jeavons