Tag Archive: Street artist

The Top 10 Moments from the first full year of Dalston’s BSMT Space

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Dalston’s BSMT Space has been open for just over a year but in that time it has managed to establish itself firmly onto the already vibrant art scene of East London. Starting a… 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

Who is the New Banksy? 10 artists who have been compared to the World’s most famous street artist

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There’s a staple phrase which journalists like to use when describing the work of a new artistic talent particularly if the work is on the street and that is to make comparisons to… 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

Street Art Photography with Nokia and the Lumia 1020

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Blogging on occasion does have it’s advantages, not least when one of the Worlds best known camera brands get in touch to ask you to trial their latest creation. Alongside a who’s who… 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

Interview with Artist Hannah Adamaszek prior to her first Solo Show at the Curious Duke Gallery

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Preparing for a first solo show means sacrifices and for Crawley’s exciting artistic talent Hannah Adamaszek that means space. Canvases now take priority in her flat, the spare room becomes a studio and… Continue reading

Whitecross Street Party 2013 – The Rise of the Non-Conformists

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The Whitecross Street Party was certinaly the place to be this weekend! A fun, lively couple of days when Whitecross Street, a little road just north of the Barbican Centre, shuts down, turns… 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

Interview with Zabou Dalstons hippest new street art talent

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The scaffolding over the entrance of the ‘Dalston Social’ bar indicates the presence of one of Londons newest street art talents.  The busy location on Stoke Newington Road is playing host to Zabou,… 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

Sweet Toof and Paul Insect new collaboration in Bromley By Bow

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Opposite the underground station at Bromley by Bow a new bright piece of street art has appeared in the derelict courtyard of a battered and broken former office block. The mural, a clown… Continue reading

French Street Art in London, the top French artists in the city

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London attracts many people from all over the world and the street art scene has more than it’s fair share of talent rocking up and gracing our walls. The French in particular have… 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

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

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

David Shillinglaw paints the Village Underground with #myideaoffun

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The panels on the Great Eastern Street side of the Village a underground have once again been given a makeover.  This time David Shillinglaw has been able to add his unique style to… Continue reading

A walk along the Regents Canal

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The Regents Canal connects the Thames at Limehouse Basin with the Grand Union Canal at Paddington.  Built in 1812 the canal was a crucial trading route but now it plays host to canal… Continue reading

Benjamin Murphy tape artist exhibition in London

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Artist Benjamin Murphy has been hosting a show at the Bear Gallery in Shoreditch. Entitled ‘innocence is a thing of which we know nothing’ it lasts two Weeks until 17th March, the show… 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

The Art of the Kingsland Road

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The Kingsland Road is a section of the A10 which runs between Dalston and Hoxton in the East End of London. North of Dalston Kingsland station the road heads towards Stoke Newington and… Continue reading

An Artistic Tour of Dalston

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Dalston always seemed a little out of the way.  Nestled firmly in East London it is in fact rather easy to get to.  The overground serves it particularly well with two stations boasting… Continue reading

London Street Art in the Snow

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Well this weekend London has been seen in a different light entirely. It’s not often that the nations capital gets covered in snow but it sure looks good when it happens. So what… 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

The Art of Petticoat Lane Market

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So Petticoat Lane doesn’t exist anymore, except that is, in the name of the market which takes place most days in and around the area of Middlesex Street.  In fact the original name… Continue reading

Vhils street art on Hewett Street

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An incredible piece by Vhils appeared recently on Hewett Street in Shoreditch.  This is one of those pieces of streetart where I think it’s actually difficult to appreciate it by just looking at… Continue reading

Warehouse art on Fish Island

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What better way to spend a wet Novembers day than by walking along an East End canalside. The Lea Navigation from the Bow Roundabout to the Hertford Union Canal is a nice little… Continue reading

Christiaan Nagel Mushroom on the Thames

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It can’t be denied, this guy is getting everywhere at the moment and it’s not even as if he chooses easy to reach locations. Dutch street artist Christiaan Nagel has managed to infiltrate… Continue reading

Street Art as seen on Robbie Williams ‘Candy’ video

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So Robbie Williams is back singing solo songs and the latest release from his album, Candy, hits number one. The video for his new song is filmed in the East End notably the… Continue reading

Jimmy C in action on Rivington Street

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It’s been a busy day in the East End with all sorts of new street art appearing.  Australian artist Jimmy Cochran or Jimmy C has an unmissable style and his art can be… Continue reading

Deadbeat Summer

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This weekend there was really only one place for me to visit, the new mini exhibition by Malarky in a little art gallery at 117 Commercial Street, close to Spitalfields Market. I say… Continue reading