10 January 2023

Massive Street Art Exhibition Announced By Saatchi Gallery

One of the largest and most comprehensive ‘Street Art’ exhibitions will open this February at the Saatchi Gallery in Chelsea.

12 November 2022


Banksy Goes To Ukraine To Create His Latest Political Works 

Seven striking new works by the elusive Street Artist Banksy have appeared on bombed-out buildings in Ukraine.

10 October 2021


Mr Brainwash Loves London But Is It Mutual? – Conversation With Oliver Malin

Mr Brainwash (Thierry Guetta) a cross between a Beaver and John Belushi in conversation with Oliver Malin ahead of his London show.

24 May 2021


Louis Carreon: Sampling Art History – Interview Revd Jonathan Evens

With a background in tagging, rapping, skateboarding and surfing, Californian-born Louis Carreon is a street artist who is currently sampling art history,

23 March 2021


Banksy Game Changer Raises £16.8m For NHS Charities

Banksy ‘Game Changer’ painting Raises £16.8m For NHS Charities At Christie’s in London

22 October 2020


Banksy’s Show Me The Monet Sells For £7.6m At Sotheby’s

Banksy’s Show Me The Monet Sells For £7.6m At Sotheby’s

26 May 2020

Ben Eine Unveils Spectacular New West Hampstead Mural

“Through Arts We Rise” painted, sprayed and blessed by the world’s foremost street art lettering demi-god, Ben Eine

9 December 2019


Banksy Christmas Mural Highlighting Homeless Crisis Appears In Birmingham

A new Banksy Christmas artwork has appeared in Birmingham (UK), highlighting the homeless crisis.

16 June 2019

Keith Haring: A Sign Of The Times – Tate Liverpool – Alice Lenkiewicz

The highly anticipated first UK exhibition of Keith Haring’s work has opened at Tate Liverpool. It is vast, covering most aspects of his work and career. This was my first experience seeing so many pieces by this seminal figure from the 1980s,’ in the flesh, so I was curious to learn more about the man.

26 April 2019


Banksy Creates New London Artwork Highlighting Extinction Rebellion

A New Banksy mural has appeared, timed to the second at Marble Arch where climate activists have been protesting for the last few weeks. Extinction Rebellion has made an enormous impact on London and support has swollen since they first came on the scene.

4 February 2018

Street Artist Ben Eine Creates His Largest Mural Yet In East London

The acclaimed street artist Ben Eine has unveiled a huge 17,500 square meter mural. Depicting the word “CREATE”

18 October 2017

Artist Ben Eine Creates Process Video For Kaspersky Lab – Watch Video

The London based International Street Artist Ben Eine has created a video exploring his art practice for Kaspersky Lab.

6 September 2015


Shepard Fairey Case To Go To Trial Carrying Potential Ten-Year Sentence

The American Graffiti artist Shepard Fairey, who was charged in Detroit with causing criminal damage after allegedly vandalising several buildings during his residency in the city, will now have his day in court. The artist was returning from a ‘Spraycation’ installing his largest exhibition to date at CAC Málaga in Spain. Agents at the Los […]

29 July 2015


Banksy Street Art Removed From Bethlehem Up For Auction

Murals believed to have been created by the Bristol street artist Banksy on walls in Detroit, and in Bethlehem are to be put up for auction in September.  The artist’s work, ‘Donkey Documents’, depicts a donkey having its papers checked by a soldier and was left on a barrier dividing the West Bank from Israel […]

24 July 2015


Bristol Cracks Down On Illegal Tagging As Upfest Gets Underway

A Green Party councillor in Bristol wants to re write the local rules on graffiti in the city. The area is the native home to the well known artist Banksy and Bristol is internationally renowned for its street art. Now Daniella Radice the Assistant Mayor says, “Bristol’s reputation was attracting taggers from outside the area and police reports […]

11 July 2015


Shepard Fairey Arrested In LA Over Detroit Malicious Destruction Charges

The American Graffiti artist Shepard Fairey, who was charged in Detroit with causing criminal damage after allegedly vandalising several buildings during his residency in the city, has been arrested in Los Angeles. The artist was returning from a ‘Spraycation’ installing his largest exhibition to date at CAC Málaga in Spain. Agents at the Los Angeles Airport intercepted the street artist as he returned home […]

26 June 2015


Shepard Fairey: Detroit Arrest Warrant Issued For allegedly Tagging Buildings

The American ‘Street Artist’ Shepard Fairey is being sought by police in Detroit after he allegedly tagged buildings around the city. A warrant for the arrest of the graffiti giant, best known for creatin the “Hope” image of President Obama during his 2008 election campaign, has been issued by enforcement officers. Just because he is a well-known artist does not take away the […]

15 June 2015


First UK Solo Exhibition For Afghan Street Artist Who Fled Taliban: Video

Malina Suliman was a mere 20 years of age when she began creating graffiti art in her hometown of Kandahar. This transition to street artist occurred after Suliman came across a graffiti course run by a British street artist in Kabul some five years ago, after which, the fledgling street artist went on to set […]

19 June 2014


Impressionism To Street Art Leads Summer Sales At Christies, Sotheby’s And Bonham’s

The Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale at Sotheby’s 23rd June 2014 combines an outstanding level of quality across the board. Included in the sale are works by Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso, Piet Mondrian, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Joan Miró and Wassily Kandinsky, to name but a few, the 46 lots in the Evening Sale are […]

15 April 2014


Banksy Returns To Britain With Two Controversial Wall Murals

Banksy, the best known of all of the British street artists has been busy at work. He has released his first new mural on his website, since his New York month of art, where he released a piece a day in October. The first depicts two lovers in a dark doorway which is lit by […]

13 November 2013


Stik Mural Stolen By Street Art Thieves From Dulwich Location

An important piece of London Street Art by Stik valued at up to £20k has been stolen from a Dulwich location. It was one of three panels situated on the side of a homeware shop on the corner of Lordship Lane and Blackwater Street. The shop owner, had turned over the space on the side […]

20 October 2013


Latest Banksy installations In New York Are Proving Popular With Ants

The latest Banksy works in New York are proving a hit with the public, as well as ants? Yesterday he set up two paintings on canvas under a Chelsea overpass. One a solidarity painting for Jailed punk-artists Pussy Riot the other soldiers surrounding a woman wearing a hijab. The artist stated on his website,  “Are […]

18 September 2013

Daniel Melim Presents His Latest Media Manipulation Works In Sao Paulo

In Choque Cultural Gallery, a gallery specialising in street art in São Paulo, is running a solo show of Daniel Melim. After realising a public project in London’s South Bank, the artist exhibits his latest production with large scale paintings and stencil mixed media, closing a cycle and starting a new one in his career. […]

17 September 2013


Stik On The Lower East Side Ilka Scobie Meets The Artist

 “A true patriot must always be ready to defend his country from his government” – Herman Melville quote via Stik Finished just before a torrential autumn downpour, Stik’s sixty foot Avenue A mural will grace the busy East Village corner for a year. The young London street artist sat down with me for tea, joined […]

26 August 2013


Keith Haring Mural Gets A Clean Up After Preservation Order

Arts Victoria along with Heritage Victoria are in the process of restoring the Collingwood Keith Haring mural to its former glory. This important mural is an iconic example of one of the worlds most influential street artists. It is one of only 31 known murals by Haring that is still in existence worldwide. The restoration […]

18 February 2013


Poundland Banksy May Have Been Illegally Exported To America

The ‘Poundland’  Banksy mural which appeared around the time of the Diamond Jubilee last year has been hacked off of the wall and listed for sale at a US auction site with a £320,000 -£452,000 estimate. The mural depicts a child labourer hunched over a sewing machine stitching a string of Union Jack bunting.The work […]

15 February 2013


Thierry Noir Berlin Wall Artist Spotted In Shoreditch and Dalston

Street Art London is hosting the iconic Berlin street artist Thierry Noir as he makes his London debut. Noir is a forerunner of the modern street art movement, famous for being the first artist to continuously decorate the Berlin Wall illegally from 1984 to pre-empt its ultimate fall in 1989. Street Art London is joining […]

15 November 2012


New Banksy Book Lifts The Lid On The Man Behind The Stencil

The first in-depth biography of the ‘Urban’ artist Banksy by a former Times correspondent has been published this week. Banksy is perhaps the best known of the new breed of Street Artist. His pieces have fetched hundreds of thousands of dollars at many of the world’s most prestigious auction houses. He was even nominated for […]

3 November 2012


Banksy Mural Hacked And Fragmented Resurfaces In Nottingham

An art gallery in Nottingham is exhibiting what’s left of an important Banksy mural as part of an installation. The work is on show in ‘The new I Is’ an exhibition at the New Art Exchange in Hyson Green. ‘The Afflicted Yard’ incorporates Banksy’s work Balloon Girl, and is included in a show celebrating 50 […]

20 October 2012


Shepard Fairey Opens First London Exhibition In Five Years

Shepard Fairey Americas best known ‘Street Artist’ is mounting his first London exhibition in 5 years. Sound & Vision brings together friend and collaborator Z-Trip to supply the soundtrack to the artwork, which opened at StolenSpace Gallery and is on exhibition through November 4th, 2012. This will be Fairey’s second major London exhibition, following his […]

19 August 2012


Bristol Street Art Exhibition Attracts Global Attention – Review

Just because the first half of the Olympics games season is over, it doesn’t mean the Olympic spirit is gone. The London 2012 festival which has been running with a swell of successful and innovative events since the 21 June cracks on. This weekend saw the Olympic legacy brilliantly on display with a wide selection […]