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London's best street art

London street art has brightened up our city from Southbank to Brick Lane and beyond. Here are 20 iconic pieces, as well as the best places to view and buy street art in London

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Phlegm, Southbank

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© Ben Rowe
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Stik, Pitfield Street, Hoxton

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© Ingrid Beazley: Dulwich OnView
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Stik, St Giles in the Fields, Bloomsbury

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© Claude Crommelin
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Phlegm, Heneage Street, off Brick Lane

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© Londoncallingblog
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Hunto, Walthamstow

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© Claude Crommelin
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Broken Fingaz, Hackney Road

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ROA, Hackney Road

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© Ben Rowe
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Banksy, Bruton Lane, Mayfair

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© Max Stanley
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Malarky, Redchurch Street

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© RJ
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Conor Harrington, Spurling Road, East Dulwich

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© Claude Crommelin
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Invader, Old Street

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© Claude Crommelin
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Cranio

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© Rob Greig
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Eine, Rivington Street

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Alex Senna, East India Station

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El Mac, Hoxton

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© Claude Crommelin
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Run

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© Claude Crommelin
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Pure Evil and Mazeman

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© Claude Crommelin
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Ben Slow

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© Claude Crommelin
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Bastardilla

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© Claude Crommelin
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Dale Grimshaw, Clifton Street, Hoxton

Discover London's street art galleries

Lazarides

Best known as the man who brought us Banksy, street art entrepreneur Steve Lazarides has two London galleries, as well as one in Newcastle. Lazarides in Rathbone Place caters for the serious collector, with shows by big names such as Invader and Anthony Micallef, while The Outsiders, in Greel Street is a more laid back affair, specialising in exhibitions by up-and-coming talent and offering limited edition prints, studies and books at wallet friendly prices.

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Fitzrovia

Proof

Formerly known as The Graffiti Life Gallery, Proof is an artist-run space supporting  alternative and 'lowbrow' (their words) artists. 

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Shoreditch
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Comments

8 comments
Mårten
Mårten

Make sure to check this out! Highly enjoyed the tour, spanning such diverse topics as history and politics and street art of course. You will get to see pieces by some of the world's finest artist and might even get to se them completing the works as you take the tour. Our guide Josh was extremely knowledgeable and made the hour pass in what felt like a couple of minutes. Don't forget to give a small contribution of 5-10 quid at the end.

Joe_LDN
Joe_LDN

Strange you missed my site... http://www.ldngraffiti.co.uk/ ...which currently has over 10,000 photos of Graffiti Street Art in London... You've also omitted some of the most important places in London to see original Graffiti? Stockwell, Trellick Tower, Leake Street... and a few more...

Mayda
Mayda

If you wanna see the best street art pieces, you should take the Street Art London tour. I did it in December, it was a 4-hour tour. It was freezing that day but it was worth it. We saw amazing pieces by Swoon, Banksy, Stik, Phlegm, Malarky and much more. If, like me, you're new in London it's a really good way to discover East London. You can find more info on the Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/StreetArtLondon

Ravish London
Ravish London

Regents Canal in Camden http://www.ravishlondon.com/londonstreetart/index.html#regentscanal The Cans Tunnel in Waterloo http://www.ravishlondon.com/londonstreetart/index.html#waterlooleakestreet Favourite pieces of mine include Roa's rabbit on Curtain Road (now gone) http://www.ravishlondon.com/londonstreetart/index.html#roarabbit Alexandra Fato's wall chiselling http://www.ravishlondon.com/londonstreetart/index.html#alexandrefato and finally Ray Walker's Dalston Lane Mural http://www.ravishlondon.com/londonstreetart/index.html#dalstonlanemarket which is arguably the best piece ever produced.

Philly Cat
Philly Cat

Mighty Monkey and Gold Peg down Oxford st too. Walk with back to TCR station and look left and as high as you can. Enjoy x