Category Archives: Street Art

Faces at the Window

Earlier this week I was back in London to see the superb Lichtenstein exhibition at Tate Modern on the Southbank. A huge and impressive show including all his best known work plus some lesser known examples. It closes on 27 … Continue reading

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Scaling the Wall

The Southbank Centre, London is a huge, vibrant Arts centre for music, theatre, the visual arts and more. It has a rather austere exterior appearance. But search, and you will find sculpture, and other neat touches that soften the concrete … Continue reading

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Wall paintings, Chamonix_2

This is the second of two posts about a series of wall paintings in Chamonix in the area known as La Cite Scolaire. Click here if you would like to know a little more about where these are located and … Continue reading

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Wall paintings, Chamonix_1

If you walk up through Chamonix and then beyond along the south bank of river Arve you will come to a complex of Concrete buildings, some with domed low-slung roofs. This area is collectively called La Cite Scolaire and includes … Continue reading

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The Guides of Chamonix Fresco

Wall Paintings by Graffiti Artists – some good, some not so good – are an increasingly common sight in cities across the world. But there are some wall paintings that are commissioned and stand out as extraordinary works of art … Continue reading

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The Hatter

Whilst driving I catch glimpses of many things – views, buildings, objects that I would like to take a closer look at. But as the driver (almost always) I don’t get much chance to take a detailed look as we … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Park

Last weekend my wife said “I’m tired of doing the same old walks, let’s find somewhere new to go”. That’s what happens when you live in the same place for 36 years – you get bored. She remembered spotting a … Continue reading

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A Lakeside Walk

The weather where I live in the UK has been pretty cold for the last few days – sharp overnight frosts, cloudless skies during the days, and some beautiful sunsets (click here for images of the best one); all thanks … Continue reading

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Lights, Camera, Action!

Nothing too taxing for you today – in case you’re still nursing hangovers and digesting the overload of Christmas food. Hope you had a great time – I blinked and it was gone! This post features a clever, light-hearted and … Continue reading

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Street Art

Today’s images of Street Art come from a quarter-mile walk up Brick Lane and into Hanbury Street in the Spitalfields area of East London. The people who produce Street Art are usually anonymous, but their work has style, substance and … Continue reading

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