Tag Archive: Brick Lane

10 Artists which the Other Art Fair has taught us we should be looking out for

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One of the country’s largest art fairs has been taking place this weekend in the East End of London. The Other Art Fair has been sharing space at the Truman Brewery complex to… Continue reading

A Photographic Journey Along Brick Lane by Lewis Phillips

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Brick Lane is at the heart of London’s East End and attracts more than it’s fair share of photographers drawn to the area by it’s unique vibe and eclectic mix of personalities. Leading… Continue reading

South African street artist Faith 47 returns to London to paint stalking lions and unicorns

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South African street artist Faith 47 has returned to London and once again created a series of spectactular murals. Her art is dynamic, impactful and manages to blend in with the surroundings effortlessly.… Continue reading

Mongoos Magazine launches on Brick Lane

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Another cultural addition to London’s art scene can be seen in the ambitious launch of the online global art magazine Mongoos. Operating out of the Tempus Gallery on Brick Lane, the magazine invites… 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

Artist tributes to Nelson Mandela light up the Internet

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The internet has been lighting up over the past few days with tributes following the sad passing of Nelson Mandela. One of the great icons of our age, Mandela has defined a generation… Continue reading

Free Walking Tour of the East End of London

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The East End is a vibrant place, home to many people from all over the world and packed with history, the streets and buildings all having stories to tell. From the Huguenots to… Continue reading

Thai Street Artist Alex Face visits London and uses art to warn about the future

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Some artists can’t resist the lure of a wall when visiting London. The same is true for Bangkok based artist Alex Face, visiting the country to exhibit at the Moniker Art Fair at… Continue reading

A Weekend like no other on Brick Lane as the ‘Moniker’ and ‘The Other’ Art Fairs take over the Truman Brewery

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A quite remarkable artistic extravaganza took place over the weekend with two massive art fairs taking over the Truman Brewery and a whole host of street artists taking over the walls of Brick… Continue reading

New Martin Ron Mural on Hanbury Street in London

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Following the success of his epic if slightly random Village Underground mural satire on the badger cull, Argentinian muralist Martin Ron has somehow managed to come across another huge spot to paint in… Continue reading

Fred Le Chevalier Street Art hits East London

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Keen observers of the street art scene in the East End will have noticed a number of distinctive paste ups popping up lately from French artist Fred Le Chevalier. Popular in Paris, Chevalier… Continue reading

The Art of the Sticker, a new medium for Street Art in London’s East End

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Stickers are all over the place in Shoreditch and becoming more and more popular as a way of expression. Covering lampposts, walls, windows and generally any surface suitable enough, there are plenty going… Continue reading

Jana & JS Street Art in London

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Street artist couple Jana & JS have left their mark over the East End over the past few weeks. Normally based out of Salzburg in Austria the French and Austrian couple have left… 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

A Free Street Art Tour of Shoreditch in London

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

Where to find ROA street art in London

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Belgian artist ROA is a regular visitor to London and his work is some of the most recognisable around.  His black and white portraits of animals and birds are usually quite large in… Continue reading

Here today, gone tomorrow. When street art is destroyed

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There has been a lot in the press this year about a piece of work by Banksy which was removed from a wall near Turnpike Lane tube station and then suddenly appearing in… Continue reading

Alo street art in London

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Pottering around the streets of Shoreditch today I spotted  London based street artist Alo painting the front of the Bear Gallery on Great Eastern Street.  Alos work can be spotted all over the… Continue reading

A Street Art Tour of Brick Lane in London

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Any casual visitor to the city wanting to find a high quality selection of street art need look no further than Londons Brick Lane.  It is the epicentre of street art in the… 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

Amara Por Dios ‘Piece of Mined’ exhibition in London

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Recently exhibiting at the Bear Gallery in London has been Swedish artist Amara Por Dios.  The gallery, on Great Eastern Street in Shoreditch, is often used as a showcase for up and coming… Continue reading

Artista adds fun and colour to Shoreditch walls

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Anyone wandering around Shoreditch recently could not fail to notice the influx of little triangular one eyed people brightening up the walls of the area. The creations of street artist Artista, these fun… Continue reading

London street art with a little spot of colour

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I’ve been having a little fun with a new app today, it’s called color touch and is free from google play.I’ve downloaded it onto my Samsung phone which is the device I use… Continue reading

Bikes Galore, London is the new Amsterdam

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Okay so maybe not quite Amsterdam yet but London really is becoming a city of cyclists, at least that’s the impression I’m getting.  Cyclists are all over the place, whether it be on… Continue reading

C215 art restored in London

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It was an act of pure vandalism when, not even one week after appearing, new artwork from French artist Christian Guemy got callously scarred. Guemy, better known as C215, is a regular on… Continue reading

Alice Pasquini Art in London

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Popping up on the streets of London recently has been some portraiture art from Italian artist Alice Pasquini. Normally based out of Rome, it’s not the first time that Alice has ventured to… Continue reading

Hunting Hunto street art in the East End

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Italian street artist Hunto has a very recognisable style.  To look at his art one would instinctively think of the likes of Picasso, inspired as he is by the great master. Huntos work… Continue reading

A London Year in Street Art

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Finishing off my series of London tributes for 2012 there can be no better way to celebrate than by reliving some of the best street art from the year.  Below are some of… Continue reading

A London Year in Technicolour

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Yesterday, in order to celebrate the closing of 2012, I posted a selection of pictures showing London in black and white, taken over the course of the year. Todays selection of snaps shows… Continue reading

Little Green Men in East London

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Wandering along the banks of the River Lee the other day I noticed an interesting bit of hidden away street art in an area not normally noted for it’s creative offerings. The piece,… Continue reading

Bom.K and Liliwen paint Hanbury Street

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Last weekend was good for spotting street art with a number of new pieces appearing. On Hanbury Street, replacing the vandalised Mear One mural, French artists Bom.K and Liliwen were putting the final… Continue reading

Come Together by Edge of Arabia

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A really interesting exhibition running at the moment can be found on Brick Lane at the Old Truman Brewery.  Called ‘Come Together’ it’s a combination of works from an Arabian collective of artists… 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