Category Archive: Street Art London

Lora Zombie visits Camden in London and leaves three beautiful street art murals

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Russian street artist Lora Zombie has paid another visit to London this time spending her time in Camden where she has left three pieces.  It’s a city she must enjoy visiting as it… Continue reading

Argiris Ser paints giant mural on the Village Underground wall in London for the Education is Not a Crime campaign

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Greek street artist Argiris Ser is back in London to paint the iconic Village Underground wall just a couple of weeks after he was last in the city showcasing at the BSMT Space’s… Continue reading

Street art and graffiti in Hackney Wick is this the new Shoreditch

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Hackney Wick has developed over the past few years, once an industrial hub it is now the trendy bohemian neighbour of the Olympic village, just over the River Lea you can see the… Continue reading

Street Art Book Art launches in Soho and celebrates the artists of the Dulwich Outdoor Gallery

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The Dulwich Outdoor Gallery has been a labour of love for the past few years. Curated by Ingrid Beazley, it has turned the streets of leafy Dulwich into one of the country’s must… Continue reading

Interview with Airborne Mark, the notorious vandal painting his origami riots on the walls of London

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You’d be hard pushed to miss Airborne Mark! Known for his origami inspired art on the streets of London he is an artist who is hard to forget. Creative to the core it’s… Continue reading

Femme Fierce 2015 packs the Leake Street Tunnel as Female street artists paint it brilliant blue

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Street art has just become the next Rock and Roll! Or, so you might think. The hoards of cameras clicking away certainly gave a hint to the sort of interest this event was… Continue reading

Interview with Street Artist ATM talking Birds, Acton and a Show at the Ben Oakley Gallery

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We are sitting in Mary’s Cafe!  It’s the sort of place that Alan Sugar would be proud.  The sort of place where the losing team on the Apprentice goes to lick their wounds… Continue reading

Artists Unite for Peace as Part of International Alert’s Talking Peace Campaign in London

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“Peace begins with words.   Peace begins with people and communities talking to each other and finding common ground, or at least starting to listen to each other.  That’s really the first step.”… Continue reading

Street Artists unite in Shoreditch for Meeting of Styles, the biggest Street Art event of the year

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The worldwide phenomenon that is the Meeting of Styles returned to London this weekend for what is now it’s fifth year. Curated by End of the Line, the Rockwell House based artistic outfit… Continue reading

The Street Art Sheds of Camden Market One of North Londons Funkiest Art Projects

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Camden is a pretty cool and vibrant place at the best of times. Already it plays host to some of the best nightlife, music, shopping and food around as the crowds scrabbling to… Continue reading

Charity Depaul Teams Up with Street Artists to Tell Stories of Homelessness in the East End

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Popping up in the East End of London recently have been a series of impactful and powerful murals each one telling a real story of homelessness in the City. The project led by… Continue reading

Female Artists Take Over the Leake Street Tunnel in Waterloo and Paint it Pink for International Womens Day

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The famous Leake Street Tunnel in the arches underneath Waterloo Station has never seen anything quite like this. It’s previously dark graffiti daubed walls had been turned bright pink by over 100 female… Continue reading

Lana Alana One Third of Street Art Trio Animaux Circus talks about going solo for Femme Fierce

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From sticking up paste ups in leafy Surrey to getting down and dirty with a spray can in the famous Leake Street tunnel, such is the upcoming journey for Lana Alana, one third… Continue reading

Femme Fierce 10 days of all Female Street Art Action prepares to hit London and Leake Street

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On the face of it the idea of getting over a hundred top female artists from around the World together to paint one of the most iconic graffiti locations in London might be… Continue reading

Fabric Artist Lucy Sparrow Prepares to Make an Entire Cornershop out of Felt and Wool

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There are a lot of cool things to know about Lucy Sparrow! She loves bananas, she’s got a cool name, she loves military history, she loves sewing and she has decided to make… Continue reading

The Phlegm Bestiary Opens with a Bang at the Howard Griffin Gallery in Shoreditch

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The biggest street art event of the year so far launched last night at Shoreditch’s Howard Griffin Gallery with an entirely unique exhibition from Sheffield’s master illustrator turned street artist Phlegm. Already well… Continue reading

A Whistle Stop Street Art Tour around Brixton and the Stockwell Hall of Fame

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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… Continue reading

Aito the Japanese Banksy puts on his first solo show at the Graffik Gallery in London

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Spotting Aito the artist is not difficult, even amongst the throngs of people packed into the opening night of his first solo show at the Graffik Gallery. As a friend of mine described,… Continue reading

Jonesy Street Art in London, the Artist Who is Our Little Secret

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One of the most elusive and mysterious street artists around in London at the moment is surely the artist known only as Jonesy. A darling of street art tour guides who love the… Continue reading

The 2013 Inspiring City Street Art London Review of the Year

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This year has seen some real quality street art around the environs of London with the East End in particular playing host to some of the Worlds best artists. Combined with the home… Continue reading

Interview with Italian artist Millo at his show ‘Nero’ with Benjamin Murphy at the Hoxton Gallery

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Having met at an art event in Luxembourg earlier in the year Italian artist Millo and London’s Benjamin Murphy thought that their work went so well together they may as well create a… Continue reading

My Dog Sighs and Midge Collaborate on some cool Street Art paste ups in London

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Look hard enough and you are bound to spot one of the numerous little paste ups appearing around the city from artists My Dog Sighs and Midge. All are unique and created on… Continue reading

Galleries, Street Art, Cafes and Culture, the ever changing art scene of Hackney Wick

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Last week I posted about a visit street artist Kef and I made to Hackney Wick. We managed to get on top of one of the old warehouse buildings where the likes of… Continue reading

Sweet Toof and Paul Insect Graffiti Art on the Rooftops of Hackney Wick

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Any visitor to Hackney Wick in London cannot fail to notice the high rise graffiti towering over the area. Looking out over the buildings from the station platform of the local overground, it… Continue reading

A Whistle Stop Street Art Tour around Camden Town

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Camden seems to have become a bit of a hub of late for street art. Not that it hasn’t always been the ultimate creative hive, it just seems that recently there’s been a… Continue reading

Interview with Graffiti Pioneer REQ as he live paints at the Far Rockaway Bar in Shoreditch

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Street Art in the UK has it’s roots firmly in the graffiti culture of the mid eighties. Before Instagram, Facebook and blogs, Graffiti Writers often put themselves out there by getting into places… Continue reading

Hunto brings his Cubist Colour to the Cre8 Gallery in Hackney Wick with Bella Mia

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Italian artist Hunto is quite possibly one of the most recognisable street artists currently active on the London street art scene. His cubist, Picasso inspired figures interact with the public on shutters, hoardings… Continue reading

Interview with Louis Masai as he prepares for ‘Last of My Kind’ in Bristol

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In a disused toilet block in the city of Bristol, London based artist Louis Masai will soon be holding his next solo show, ‘Last of My Kind’. With a theme of endangered birds,… Continue reading

American Muralist Beau Stanton paints Pedley Street in London

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In a weekend which saw a lot of artists descend upon the Brick Lane area, American muralist Beau Stanton added his mark to the regularly painted spot on Pedley Street. Fresh from a… Continue reading

The Unique Art Extravaganza of the Far Rockaway Bar in Shoreditch

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The staff are being trained, the finishing touches are being applied and Shoreditch’s hippest new bar and restaurant is about to open it’s doors to the public for the first time. But Far… Continue reading

Interview with Up and Coming German Street Artist Kef

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My first meeting with Kef was at a party! Held at the Curious Duke Gallery, he was helping the gallery to celebrate its 2nd birthday with wine and cake. We spoke and he… Continue reading

French street artist LucyLucy and Hannah Adamaszek collaborate in Dalston

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Collaborations are always fun, even more so when the combining duo are two of the most gifted young female street artists around in the UK’s Hannah Adamaszek and France’s Lucy Desbordes. Even better… Continue reading

George the Dog, John the Artist exhibition in Shoreditch

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The truest form of Street Art can be seen in the exhibition by John Dolan at the Howard Griffin Gallery on Shoreditch High Street. True, because for the past three years John has… Continue reading

Top International Street Artists MadC, Reka and ROA transform Chance Street in London

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Chance Street in Shoreditch has been transformed over the past few months with two significant murals adding to the already dominant hedgehog left by Belgian artist ROA in 2012. Just across the street… Continue reading

New Stik Mural on the South Bank in London Waterloo

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The South Bank has a new mural and this time it’s from renowned street artist Stik drawing as part of the ‘Celebrating Street Art Culture’ weekend hosted by the Southbank Centre. Following in… Continue reading

Boat Art by Tower Bridge on the River Thames

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Over the past few weeks the foreshore of the River Thames has been playing host to some of the most celebrated street artists around. The likes of Alice Pasquini, Miss Van, Ciro Schu… Continue reading

Art is Trash, Rubbish Art in East London … Literally!

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A new art phenomena sweeping East London over the past few weeks has been the Trash Art of Spanish artist Francisco de Pajaro. Best known for his work in Spain producing trash art… Continue reading

Birth of a Street Art Gallery – Interview with Ingrid Beazley curator of the Dulwich Outdoor Gallery

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The first thing you notice when you step out onto the street from East Dulwich station is the huge gable end of a young girl holding a spray can on the opposite side… Continue reading

The Evolution of Art, When the Street Meets the Gallery

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Street Art and Dulwich – At first glance it doesn’t look like the most natural combination but the Dulwich Outdoor Gallery, in it’s own little way has started to turn the concept of… Continue reading

A Street Art Tour of Fish Island and Hackney Wick

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If you’re into street art or not, a walk around the Lea Navigation waterway and Fish Island is well worth the effort. Close to the Olympic Stadium, the canals of the area have… Continue reading

A Street Art Tour of Shoreditch in London

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Street Art Tours are all rage at the moment in the East End of London with visitors to the area keen to know where to spot the latest street art. Following the breakout… Continue reading

Interview with the Chewing Gum Man Ben Wilson

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A crowd has gathered on the pavement outside ‘The Arthouse’.   The culmination of the ‘Baroque the Streets’ festival in Dulwich showcasing artists from around the world has seen the house on 265 Lordship… Continue reading

Baroque the Streets street art festival in Dulwich

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The nine day ‘Baroque the Streets’ festival comes to a close this week with the opening of the ‘arthouse’. A remarkable ensemble of street artists from around the world coming together to paint… Continue reading

The Outdoor Street Art Gallery of Dulwich

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The Baroque the Streets art festival of the past two years has certinaly left it’s mark on the streets of leafy Dulwich.  Possibly as far removed from a street art haven than you… Continue reading

DALeast street art in London

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Update – since I originally posted these pictures DALeast has been even more active with an impressive pair of fighting tigers on Hanbury Street. Scroll down to see them and some more pictures… Continue reading