Shoreditch Art Street (Self Guided), London

London's art galleries are filled with many wonderful and exciting pieces of art, but you can also witness the genius of creativity on some of its streets, particularly in Shoreditch. In this inner city district in the East End, you will find numerous streets featuring many examples of street art and graffiti. They include Bateman's Row, Charlotte Road, Curtain Road, Great Eastern Street, Ebor Street, Brick Lane and many more.

Such is the locale’s stellar reputation that artists from all over the world come here to make their colorful mark on walls, buildings and sidewalks. They include such superstars of the art form as Shepard Fairey and Bansky. Many fans of street art say that it is on the streets of Shoreditch where you will find then highest concentration of techniques, variety and beauty.

Browse, take photos and simply stare in awe at some of the highly imaginative works, a riot of color, shapes and imaginings. They range from simple pieces to more complex constructions. Some are amusing and entertain, while others are designed to be thought provoking. What’s more, there are new works popping up all the time, and so during repeated visits, something novel and fresh is bound to catch your eye.
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Shoreditch Art Street Map

Guide Name: Shoreditch Art Street
Guide Location: England » London
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Discovery)
Travel Distance: 2.9 Km or 1.8 Miles
Author: Helen

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