Brick Lane

Hanbury Street (2)

New street art by French artist Bom K and Liliwenn on Hanbury Street, off Brick Lane, London E1 (29 November 2012) For an earlier piece on the same wall by Ben Slow, see here. Photos © Rudolf Abraham. No unauthorized use.

Hanbury Street

Street art in Hanbury Street, off Brick Lane, London E1. Roa’s giant crane has now been uncovered by Tower Hamlets, who had earlier placed a massive, featureless and entirely pointless banner over it, ironically without planning permission (demonstrating that they have little if any idea what constitutes art and culture, or pride for that matter, …

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Save the crane

What is it with some local councils and the arts…? In 2010 Hackney Council decided they should obliterate Belgian street artist Roa’s painting of a rabbit, until a petition made them reconsider. Last week Croydon Council created a list of 10 of the borough’s greatest residents – but forgot to include David Lean on it. …

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