Colourful mishmash

This post is a bit of a free for all dumping ground for some of my most favourite pieces of street art from the Brick Lane tour. From the colourful  D7606 telephone box paste ups to Icon’s re-imagining of childhood games, it’s a crazy whizz though some particular highlights of mine! Possibly my favourite snap ofContinue reading “Colourful mishmash”

Birds, boys and British street art

Wow I took a lot of photos in a single graffiti hunting day! Above are some stunning Bom.K and Liliwenn murals on Hanbury Street in Brick Lane while below are a selection of paste ups, sticker art and close up details of other pieces dotted about the place. Here’s a few pieces of work fromContinue reading “Birds, boys and British street art”

Walls of colour

Whether it’s walls full of eye popping colour or the tiniest little sticker, every crevice in Brick Lane is crammed with art. Whatever your preferred style you are bound to find something to tickle your artistic taste buds. A mix of stickers, stencils and paper mash ups ensure that no two walls are ever the same.Continue reading “Walls of colour”

Words as art

Lots of the artwork dotted around the East End involves literally spelling out their messages. No one is more the master of this than Eine (Real name Ben Flynn). Eine is most notable for his alphabet lettering on shop shutters in around Shoreditch, Brick Lane and Broad Market areas of the East End. Above is aContinue reading “Words as art”

More art on the streets of London

Moving on from the colourful mash ups on Fashion Street we actually start to be able to recognise the distinctive different styles of some of the artists. Here’s a few examples of an artist identified as Paul “Don” Smith whose work is instantly recognisable. His subjects are as diverse as they are delicate. From the stars ofContinue reading “More art on the streets of London”

East End graffiti art tour

A trip a little bit closer to home was a day out in the East End of London touring some of the colourful multitude of street art to be found in the side streets and back allies. My next few posts are dedicated to some of the colourful, intriguing, controversial and confronting art on display.Continue reading “East End graffiti art tour”