Our world wide selection of art entitled 'On The Streets'returns this week headlined by a new mural by DALeast. The quickly painted amazingly intricate mural is executed in the artist' s signature 3D technique and is located in East London.
Last Wednesday, a grotesque large-scale picture of Margaret Thatcher appeared. Coloured purple with blank eyes, skulls for earrings and a thread of drool leaking from the mouth, it stood three metres tall against a background of flames. Next to it, in huge, carefully scripted letters, were the words "ROT IN HELL!! MAGGIE".
Thierry Guetta is actually better known as Mr Brainwash, the critically acclaimed pop artist and filmmaker hailed as urban artist Banksy's protégé, who first came to our attention following the debut of the controversial documentary Exit Through the Giftshop at the Sundance Film Festival in 2010.
A student from Mitcham is an unlikely source of inspiration for a world-renowned street artist but James Cochran - who has painted in London, Paris and New York - was so impressed by Javon Davies, a pupil from Richmond College he painted a mural of him in the East End.
At first glance, hidden behind Carnaby Street in Kingly Court, two floors up above the bars and clothes retailers, Youth Club resembled just another c...
Graffiti isn't supposed to be branding, but the artists who climb fences and often work illegally at night each have their own unique name and their own way of presenting it - just like any brand. They have an iconic aspiration.
Street art is often political and satirical but is it ever personal? Banksy is known for his illusive identity but other London street artists use art to express their identities. Three of them have spoken to the Huffington Post about the intimate experiences that inspired their work...
When your original motivation for picking up a spray can is about breaking away from convention and sharing - be it on the side of a bus or in a dimly-lit subway - the traditional model of giving up half of your earnings to an agent and gallery owner seems a little out of date.