In London, art is all around you. This is particularly true in the streets of East London’s trendsetting Shoreditch, which are emblazoned with creative street art all year round. So, although the artworks are forever changing, here is a guide to the 10 best, most dynamic hubs for street art in Shoreditch.
Located in the yard of the Cargo Club is a satirical masterpiece from none other than Banksy. Adjacent to this image stands another from the artist; in fact the whole street is bursting with visual pleasures.
Great Eastern Street is home to two graffiti covered tube trains perched on containers on top of a building, captioned: ‘Lets Adore And Endure Each Other.’ You can also find a lovely tribute to the late actor Bob Hoskins, this piece refers to his lead in 1986 neo-noir film Mona Lisa.
Possibly depicting the contemporary phenomenon of ‘the selfie’, French street artist Zabou has expressed her own view with a fresh and vibrant image captioned ‘Smile’ on the front of shop ‘Fiorella Shoes.’
Global artist Stik has graced a pair of vibrant red shutter doors offering a visually striking picture that seems to represent the diverse culture of London. Stik’s work is now prominent around the city.