Art or vandalism?

Banksy is an interesting phenomena. Once classed as a vandal, his art work is now protected from other “vandals” and art collectors!! Here’s two examples of his iconic work. Preserved from tourists and the tender ministrations of other street artists by a sheet of perspex. Above, His Master’s Voice – possibly one of his bestContinue reading “Art or vandalism?”

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 identifiedĀ asĀ 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”