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Paris Street Art – Part Deux

Pasteups, sculptures and other street art spotted in Paris. Hardly a mural in sight.

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Flashes of Space Invader

Space Invader hunting in London with the Flash Invader app

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Art Show Review Street Art

2023 London International Pasteup Festival

Review of the 2023 London International Pasteup Festival held September on numerous non permissioned walls around Shoreditch and Brick Lane

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La beauté est dans la rue – Paris street art, part une

La beauté est dans la rue – a walk among Paris street art in Spring 2023, its not just murals in Paris!

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Brickflats Interview

Unique street art replacing holes in walls with characters in solid resin

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Thom Thom Adbusting Club

Chance meeting with French ad-buster Thom-THom, the start of a beautiful friendship

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Street Art

London International Paste Up Festival 2022

Graffoto loves street art, we love graffiti, we have a passion for stencils and are often blown away by stunning murals but when it comes to good old “art by anyone” street art, the paste up is the king.  Paste ups are the often overlooked ugly sister of street art.  When was the last time […]

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Portland and NY gang up on Shoreditch

Gang mural: City Kitty, RX Skulls, Toastoro, Voxx Romana and local friend Wrdsmth This August a group of street artists from Portland, Oregon as well as their friends from other ends visited Shoreditch to bless the public realm with their creativity. Various combinations of this group have been visiting Europe regularly over the years and […]

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Graffiti Street Art

Helch – The Dog’s Pollocks

It being that day, Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral, I decided to go out graff hunting and what a great decision that turned out to be. “Helch Watch” has been running for several months following the addition of an incomplete piece of graff close to our hood in May. Helch, May 2022 Helch, May 2022 […]

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Graffiti Street Art

Carnival of Graffiti

Carnival Route Westbourne Grove Carnival returned to Notting Hill this weekend after a COVID hiatus of 3 years, this meant the return of one of the best and most temporary HOFs (Hall of Fame) going – the Notting Hill Carnival shopfront hoardings. Notting Hill One person who played a major role in grabbing the head […]

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NoveLondon Miro Bugs

Street art from the artist Novelondon has appeared around Shoreditch within the past week and there is nothing we love more than delicious new art from an unfamiliar artist. Novelondon vs The Rolling Stones Novelondon in Shoreditch. August 2022 Novelondon’s new street art combines characters and text with the unmistakable influence of Spain’s Miro. The […]

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Jean Peut-Etre and Boxitrixi batter Brick Lane

Jean Peut-Etre and Boxitrixi (also feat My Dog Sighs) A wonderful new batch of paste ups from a pair of overseas artists really gave a huge make over to some of Shoreditch’s paste up halls of fame. Jean Peut-Etre and Boxitrixi We can see…. Jean Peut-Etre and Boxitrixi Jean Peut-Etre is from France, quelle surprise, […]

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Pride Street Art In Shoreditch

  Last weekend marked London’s main 2022 Pride celebration and a lot of new street art appeared in Shoreditch in celebration of and support for the LGBTQ community. On the Shoreditch Street Art Tour on Sunday I was asked by one guest why the London Pride was in July rather than June as they were […]

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Extraordinary Portrait Painter Dale Grimshaw’s Street Art

  Double portrait, 2016 Street artist Dale Grimshaw featured in a brilliant BBC programme on TV last night so here is a little profile of Dale’s street art pedigree and a huge recommendation that you to catch up with Dale’s moment of TV glory. Dale Grimshaw work in progress, 2019 In the early years, from […]

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Street Art Solidarity With Ukraine

Three days ago Russia invaded Ukraine.  Street artists in Shoreditch have united with the rest of the world in putting out street art with messages of solidarity with Ukraine and revulsion at war breaking out on the European continent. This afternoon (Sunday 27th February, 2022) these pro Ukraine messages were seen in Shoreditch, shown dovetailed […]