Tag Archives: Street Art

Added Colour

Originally this was, by London’s standards, a rather ordinary building close to King’s Cross station. At ground level there are shops; a hotel occupies the upper floors. It stands on the corner of Euston Road. Someone had the vision to … Continue reading

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The London skyline

Leake Street, a disused road tunnel that runs underneath Waterloo Station London, is well known as a mecca for street art – murals, graffiti etc. There’s hardly an inch of wall that hasn’t been painted, and then painted over and over again. … Continue reading

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Umbrellas

There haven’t been many opportunities for image capture this month so I’ve gone back exactly a year for today’s image. It’s raining this morning so it’s apt that the image I’ve chosen features umbrellas – lots of them. This is … Continue reading

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Phlegm at Southbank

Tucked back from the Thames at Southbank, above ground on a walkway behind the QE Hall, you will find a classic work by Phlegm the well-known Sheffield Artist. It’s not easy to photograph, because being above ground it is impossible … Continue reading

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The Visual Backdrop

For 40 years, the Undercroft on Southbank in London has been home to Skateboarders. It’s an iconic site where physical skill meets street art. Recently this site has been under significant threat due to a £120 million redevelopment scheme for … Continue reading

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Another Roa Mural

Having just posted Squirrels earlier today – a mural on the Southbank by the artist Roa – I got to thinking about other murals I have photographed in London and suddenly I realized that I had already seen a work … Continue reading

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Squirrels

I was back in London about 10days ago walking along the Southbank when I caught sight of a new mural on the walls of the Queen Elizabeth Hall. A pair of Squirrels in dramatic pose. Getting into position to get … 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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