London Street Art 5

A diverse set of spray can antics from East London

By Global Street Art Foundation

Mural by Eine (UK), Eine (UK), 2011, From the collection of: Global Street Art Foundation
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Ben Eine in London immediately after the London riots. 

Mural by Sweet Toof (UK), Sweet Toof (UK), 2011, From the collection of: Global Street Art Foundation
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Sweet Toof in Hackney Wick. I'd know those gums anywhere! 

Mural by Malarky (Sp) w. Billy, Penfold, etc., Malarky (Sp) w. Billy, Penfold, etc., 2011, From the collection of: Global Street Art Foundation
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Malarky on Brick Lane - a year or two ago his characters were ubiquitous, adding colour to bland spaces. Since then a lot more artists are competing over fewer spots as East London continues to develop. 

Mural by Roa, Roa, 2011, From the collection of: Global Street Art Foundation
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This piece by Roa, famous for his balck and white animals, is still there for all to see in the Red Market on Rivington Street.

Mural by Malarky (Sp) w. Billy, Penfold, etc., Malarky (Sp) w. Billy, Penfold, etc., 2011, From the collection of: Global Street Art Foundation
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A shutter by Lucas on Redchurch Street. 

Mural by Unknown, Unknown, 2011, From the collection of: Global Street Art Foundation
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Ikano of course! It always helps when someone includes a website. 

Mural by Hin (UK), Hin (UK), 2011, From the collection of: Global Street Art Foundation
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Not enough artists use humour in their work. Hin is an exception then, combining child-like illustration with realistic paste-ups. 

Mural by Parlee (UK), Parlee (UK), 2011, From the collection of: Global Street Art Foundation
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The large robot is by Parlee from the UK, who only took up painting again in the last 2-3 years after a long hiatus. 

Mural by Masai (UK), Masai (UK), 2011, From the collection of: Global Street Art Foundation
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A Cheshire cat on Cheshire Street by Masai. 

Mural by Malarky (Sp) w. Billy, Penfold, etc., Malarky (Sp) w. Billy, Penfold, etc., 2011, From the collection of: Global Street Art Foundation
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Ronzo on Redchurch Street

Mural by Phlegm (UK), Phlegm (UK), 2011, From the collection of: Global Street Art Foundation
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A classic piece by Phlegm on Great Eastern street which is still going strong today. 

Mural by Ema (Fr) - MOVE, Ema (Fr) - MOVE, 2011, From the collection of: Global Street Art Foundation
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French artist EMA with a tear-shaped paste-up on the Hackney Road. 

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