A Shoreditch Street Art Drive By

To be more accurate, this is a “ride by”.  Brick Lane, a veritable spinal column supporting ribs of street art in its side-streets has been closed to through traffic.  Pedestrianised is perhaps too strong a word for the transformation but Indian curry houses have expanded outdoors sending furniture, serving waiters and hustling barkers onto the pavements.  A colourful and Read More

disCONNECT – Street Artists Indoors

DisCONNECT South London 24 July – 24 August 2020 10 artists, mainly street artists, were invited to make over a house in South London and use any of the relics found in there before the new owners undertook a refurbishment.   Covid-19 threw a spanner in the works though, so several of the artists incorporate a Read More

Covid 19 Shoreditch Street Art

You didn’t think a killer virus was going to stop street artists did you?  Shoreditch witnessed an outpouring of street art addressing the Covid 19 pandemic and its surrounding issues from a number of angles.   It’s amazing what a street artist could achieve with that one hour outdoor exercise license non-shielding people had during lockdown. Read More

Private Street Art Tour For the Price of Public Tour!

This weekend (Sunday 7th June) at last we threw off the lockdown shackles and showed off Shoreditch’s street art to some actual real guests!! Here’s awesome street art expert and Co-Guide MD discussing on of our favourite artists ALO Single household  COVID guideline compliant tours basically give you a 2 hour private tour for the Read More

Digging In The Archives Pt 10

When I first began to explore street art one my favourite artists was and indeed still is French stencillist Jef Aerosol.  This Aerosol masterpiece was on Hanbury street and marked more or less a the time that this wall was just beginning to be used for permissioned murals. Shoreditch street art was dominated by stencilism Read More

Tour Returns (Yay!) and What We Did In Lockdown

Hurray! Shoreditch Street Art Tours is back! It has seemed like forever since we suspended street art tours on March 6th, so it’s a pleasure and relief to get back to showing you the exciting street art in Shoreditch. Thanks to Steve Bailey for the lovely feature photo at the top of the post of Read More

Diggin In The Archives Part 9

In the week we discovered new ways to test your eyesight the photo archive continued to exhibit 20/20 hindsight with visual crackerjacks from the past. Mr Cenz has a spraypainting pedigree that stretches back over 30 years so it is not surprising that his style has evolved considerably.  He is famous these days for intensely Read More

Diggin In The Archives Pt 8

This week in spite of the latest official guidance to follow unofficial interpretations of the law, there have been no trips to Durham.  I have followed my instinct to remain at home to see what scum is floating on the surface of the street art photography archive. Ludo first put his art on London streets Read More

Street Artists Great Ormond Street Hospital Fundraiser

Joe Epstein of LDN Graffiti and producer of the street art book London Graffiti and Street Art has announced an exciting fund raiser to benefit the famous Great Ormond Street Hospital. GOSH has launched their Covid-19 appeal to help fund both the hospital’s most urgent needs now and support its vital work once this crisis Read More