Open House London

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Over the past few days London has held it’s open house weekend. One of a number of cities to host the open house, London this year offered a whole range of different and… Continue reading

Crazy wall warehouse on Sclater Street

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Anyone walking down Sclater Street in Shoreditch will have noticed the old warehouse there with the huge ‘Mighty Mo’ monkey on the side overlooking the market.  The warehouse has, to be fair, seen… Continue reading

Saurons eye over the Thames

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One of the best places to catch a sunset in London is by the Thames at Westferry on the Isle of Dogs.  Even without the sunset there’s always a cracking view of the… Continue reading

Hanbury Street makeover

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Something seems to have been in the water recently around Hanbury Street, theres been a whole load of shaking up going on.  Now of all the places to find street art in London,… Continue reading

Vuitton vs Kusama in Mayfair

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I was really struck with a vibrant window display down in the mean streets of  London’s Mayfair.  Having originally ventured into the area to try and catch a glimpse of the ‘falling shopper’… Continue reading

RUN in Clapton

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It would appear that Italian street artist RUN has been busy lately, so inspired by a recent article on HookedBlog I decided to go and seek out a few examples of his work. … Continue reading

The Heygate Canvas

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The other day I blogged about my experience wandering around the almost abandoned Heygate estate in the Elephant and Castle. It was a surreal feeling but what I learnt was the fact that… Continue reading

The Gardens of the Ghost Estate

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The Heygate Estate near the Elephant and Castle took me by suprise. I hadn’t intended to go there and to the casual passer by it may well seem to be the sort of… Continue reading

Nathan Bowen in London Bridge

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Wandering around London Bridge the other day I spotted this montage of images from Nathan Bowen who seems to have been quite active recently on the street art scene.  Not only has he… Continue reading

Putting the circus into Piccadilly

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Today Piccadilly Circus was transformed into a real circus with acrobats taking over the whole area around the Eros statue with both Regents Street and Piccadilly shut off to traffic and taken over… Continue reading

Remembering the Geese

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I was wandering around the London Bridge area today and came across an interesting memorial.  A whole fence covered with ribbons, flowers and memorial notes.  Looking through the fence there didn’t seem to… Continue reading

East Londons Dream Wall

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In a fence marking the boundary of the church of St Johns in East London’s Bethnal Green is what has been dubbed the East End’s answer to the Wailing Wall.  Inside many of… Continue reading

Barbican wanderings

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The Barbican has always been a place I’ve found intriguing. A massive 60’s estate built in the heart of London in an attempt to ‘regenerate’ a city which had been devastated by the… Continue reading

Shoreditch paste ups

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Wandering around Shoreditch recently I’ve begun to notice a number of paste ups seemingly advertising the delights of the area. The ‘mini posters’ all contain a different image with the word ‘Shoreditch’ written… Continue reading

Klimt inspired street art at the Lazarides Gallery

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So today I made it down to the Lazarides gallery on Rathbone place just off Oxford Street to take a look at the ‘street art’ exhibition inspired by the works of Gustav Klimt… Continue reading

Hogre in the East End

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It looks like Florentine artist Hogre has been visiting the East End with a paste up entitled punk romano on Buxton Street just off from Brick Lane. The work features some policemen holding… Continue reading

We run faster than you Ussain Bolt

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Yes I know ‘Ussain’ is spelt wrong but to be fair that is the wording of the framed messages which recently appeared on the towpath of the Lea Navigation near to the junction… Continue reading

Sweet Toof in Hackney Wick

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Managed to catch the final day of the Sweet Toof exhibition in Hackney Wick which was held in the Colourworks studio on Wallis road.  Sweet Toof’s work can be seen in many places… Continue reading

Mr Brainwash exhibition

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So for the past month Mr Brainwash aka David Guetta of ‘Exit Through the Gift Shop’ fame has been exhibiting in London.  Using the vast space afforded him by the Old Sorting Office… Continue reading

Usain Bolt on Sclater Street

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One of the most dramatic pieces of street art currently around is the Usain Bolt piece which looks over the Sclater Street car park towards Shoreditch High Street. It appeared just before the… Continue reading

Tinterweb

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Well I finally decided to take the plunge and try my hand at a blog.  I live in London but only moved down a few months ago and since then have been discovering… Continue reading