Banksy Underground Art

Renowned artist Banksy has targeted a London Underground tube train in his latest high profile piece of art. (Is it really street art if it’s on a train?) During the afternoon of 14th July 2020 he posted a video on his Instagram page https://www.instagram.com/banksy/ which began with footage showing the underground being deep cleaned back…

Kick Hass

Street art has been very thin on the ground in Cardiff during this lockdown period for obvious reasons but as things are eased and people are allowed out more than once a day now it seems colourful street art is starting to make a resurgence. On Cardiff’s City Road in Cathays this really colourful peacock…

Black Lives Matter

The coronavirus may have grinded down daily life across the country – but for one wall in Cardiff it still seemed like ‘business as usual’ as it had many makeovers since lockdown began in March 2020. Firstly some Cardiff-based artists painted a very powerful plea for Cardiffians to ‘Keep clean and Stay safe’ in these…

Statues of liberty

As the UK along with the rest of the world manages to cope with the Coronavirus outbreak as only Britons can – we still like to keep humour levels high whatever we are going through! And at the heart of Cardiff Bay that is no different where someone has put medical masks on the prominent…

Stay at Home

As the Coronavirus pandemic gets to grips with British life – it’s good to see that some people have managed to get out and provide an important message to the rest of us. Firstly someone in Cardiff has used the many billboards dotted around the city to provide a positive outlook. They have been posting…

Keep clean – stay safe

As the coronavirus grinds down normality and day to day life across the country – a few Cardiff-based artists have spruced up a wall in the capital with a very important message. Painting a very powerful plea for Cardiffians to ‘Keep clean and Stay safe’ in these distressing times. Organised by Oner Signs the street…

Power and Glory

A wander around the streets of London always unearths some fantastic examples of street art and this was more than apparent on Kingsland Road near The Glory Pub and U7 Lounge in Haggerston. Artist Zabou had painted a large wall as part of the Opening Doors London event celebrating LGBTQ+ History Month – held each…

Cenz and Cenzability

Mr Cenz has been painting since the late 1980s and his work is featured around the world including his hometown of London. His trademark style is usually a melting pot of female characters, abstract shapes and lines with patterns and graffiti forms. He was captured previously working at the Hype Festival in Gloucester where you…

Reign of Kera

A regular visitor to the Capital City of Wales – Kera is a German graphic designer and street artist born and living in Berlin. You may recognise some of his geometric work already around the streets of Cardiff? Painting at both Empty Walls festivals in the city the artist has returned once again to complete…

Hungary for street art

Wales were on the brink of qualifying for their third ever major football tournament which meant that thousands of Hungary football fans were in town and ready for a crunch clash in the Euro 2020 qualifying game at the Cardiff City Stadium. The game finished with a confident Wales beating the visitors 2-0 – resulting…

Shepard Fairey Exhibition: 3 decades of dissent

Shepard Fairey is most known for his ‘Andre the Giant’ and President Obama ‘Hope’ artwork but his extensive range of fine art screen prints and other works have now spanned over 30 years. To mark three decades of his work he has curated a series of images chosen for their importance both aesthetically and conceptually…

Cheltenham Paint Festival 2019

Around 130 artists are ready to descend on the Westcountry town of Cheltenham to paint in the latest street art festival organised by Andy ‘Dice’ Davies. The Cheltenham Paint Festival began in 2017 and has gone from strength to strength attracting a lot of high profile artists to paint around the town. The Honeybourne tunnels…