Art England London Travel


August 15, 2014
LONDON – Back at home since quite a while, it’s still nice to remember my trip to London since I enjoyed it so much. The city has that certain magic which stole my heart (or at least a art of it^^). So for my last article of my 10 days journey in the UK – I hope you liked it – I would like to show you something a little bit different than you may be used to on my blog: Art. Not any kind of art but street art, more precisely graffitis.

On our second to last day, we did another tour with Undiscovered London which led us through East End (really interesting! If you are more interested in the free walking tour around Buckingham Palace and Big Ben, check out my article here to find out more about it 🙂 And as you may know, East End is the more artistic part of London, where many street artists show their artwork. As Luke – our guide – told us, the graffitis often stay there for only a few weeks till someone else puts his own over it.
I was quite fascinated by those huge paintings in which they invest so much time and effort even by knowing that it wont stay for long. I know, they’re not everyone’s cup of tea and neither I would say that I find them all beautiful. But some are really amazing pieces! Actually I can’t describe exactly why I like them, maybe because it’s the try of showing your art and expressing yourself in an different way than in “normal” galleries – simply on the street where everybody can see it.
Following you see some of the pieces which exert a certain fascination on myself – hopefully you like it! Let YOU fascinate and inspire by them. Since it’s art I will write the names of the artist (if I know them) under the picture – I think that’s nothing but fair because it’s them who made it!

by ROA


by Zio Ziegler
by Pixel Pancho


by Lily Mixe


by Horror Crew


by SER


by Borondo


pictures by Matthew Alexander

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  • Reply monique August 18, 2014 at 08:59

    I love graffiti! The ones you picked are incredible indeed! I love the arty feel behind all of them, not just a weird name.

  • Reply Emilie August 18, 2014 at 11:26

    Love the pics 😉

  • Reply Anova August 23, 2014 at 09:18

    absolutely! I'm glad you like it

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