Tag Archive: street art London

Sr. X paints the giant Village Underground and portrays an old man with pizza in his beard

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The latest artist to paint the famed Village Underground wall in Shoreditch is London based Spanish painter Sr.X.  Familiar to regular readers of this blog, we last caught up with him last year… Continue reading

Unit 5 a new gallery space from Alternative London opens in the East End

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East London’s latest gallery space has opened just off the Hackney Road between Bethnal Green and Shoreditch. Run by the team behind Alternative London, best known for their street art tours and graffiti… Continue reading

The street art of Clare Street in Bethnal Green

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It’s a little street easily missed just off the Hackney Road but over the past year it’s had more than it’s fair share of street art painted on it. Clare Street is an… Continue reading

The Art of Paul Don Smith one of Londons most prolific street artists

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You don’t need to travel far in the East End of London to come across some work by the prolific Paul ‘Don’ Smith. Known for his multi-layered stencil portraits, Don’s work is impossible… 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

The 2014 Inspiring City London Art Review of the Year

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The second full year of Inspiring City has seen the blog diversify into different genres and a spreading of our wings into different parts of London. We’ve interviewed artists, seen a lot of… 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

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

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

Interview with Argentine Street Artist Martin Ron as he paints the famous Village Underground Wall in London

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Six days into the painting of another huge mural, Argentinian artist Martin Ron has to finally take a break as the weather, great until this point, begins to have other ideas! Huddled in… 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

RUN and Dscreet ‘A Foot in the Door’ show at the Tramshed in Shoreditch

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Today saw the launch of the RUN and Dscreet collaborative show hosted in the basement of the Tramshed in Shoreditch. The Tramshed, best known as a location for fine dining, is also well… 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

Italian Street Artist RUN paints the village underground wall in Shoreditch

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Prolific London based artist RUN has become the latest big name to paint the iconic Village Underground wall. The wall has been getting a lot of attention this year with multiple artists including… 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 Rolling People paint the Village Underground wall.

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Once again the huge wall at the Village Underground has received a make over.  Replacing the collaboration between Stik and Thierry Noir, street art London have brought together another collaboration from a street… 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

Stik and Thierry Noir paint the Village Underground

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A collaboration between German street art Pioneer Thierry Noir and British icon Stik was the latest in a series of walls to be painted at the famous Village Underground. Following in the recent… Continue reading

Phlegm at the Village Underground

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Lots of new street art appearing this week but the most unmissable has got to be the Phlegm pieces at the Village Underground in Shoreditch. Now this venue is probably the hippest in… 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