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15th August 2017

Night or day, rain or shine; the South Bank remains a constant hub of activity throughout the year. The huge range of activities on offer, from watching a play at The National Theatre, getting a bite to eat at one of the numerous restaurants or taking in the view from The London Eye to spying on sharks at the aquarium, catching a film at the BFI IMAX or revisiting the past at the Imperial War museum, means the South Bank appeals to adults and children alike. But it’s taken a great deal of time to build an area that is […]
15th August 2017

Ahead of the IAAF World Championships (taking place in London from 4th to 13th August) and as part of their #IMoveLondon campaign, ASICS launched ‘Run the Tube’; an 85-metre multi-sensory LED tunnel installation. The epic LED tunnel made from hoops of light, first opened on Leake Street on 3rd August, before moving to the Olympic Park for 5th and 6th August then finally to Clapham Common from 8th to 10th August. The visual phenomenon, designed by American artists Rob Jensen and Warren Trezevan, was launched to encourage Londoners to get up and move, and to embrace the outdoors for their […]
15th August 2017

Whilst it might not be quite as permanent as the more traditional headstone, a street art memorial provides a great place for people to gather and remember those who’ve passed. Around the world, legends of film, music, politics, art and more have been immortalised (at least for a moment in time!) on walls, shutters and doors. Here are some that caught our eye… 10. David Bowie (Brixton, London) by Jimmy C Australian artist Jimmy C originally created the work on the wall of Morley’s shopping centre in 2013. More familiar working on walls in East London, he chose the location having […]
15th August 2017

Ok, so we might be biased but London is surely the best city in the world to see Street Art?From Shoreditch in the east and Notting Hill in the west to Brixton in the South and Camden in the North, street artists have helped transform the neighbourhoods of this fine city into a huge urban gallery. But no one likes a show-off. So with that in mind, we’re sharing the love and today’s feature focuses on OTHER cities around the world where you can get your street art fix. 10. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Having decriminalized street art in 2009, Brazil’s […]
10th August 2017

In the context of an art form, Graffiti has developed in a relatively short period of time. But that hasn’t affected the incredible range of styles used for creative expression. Below we look at 10 styles most commonly adopted by graffiti artists around the world… 10. Tags The easiest and simplest of graffiti styles, tagging is where it all started. It is essentially the artist’s name or identifier in written form and uses at least one colour. It is considered disrespectful to write a tag over another’s artist’s tag or work. SNAKE-I, TAKI 183, KIKO and DESA were some of […]