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Street art London tour with steam156

 

Under its clouds, through its historical or newly build streets, on both sides of river Thames, London is a city which has much to offer both to its inhabitants and to curious tourists. Especially if you are an art enthusiast, you surely won’t miss the National Gallery, the Saatchi Gallery or Tate Modern.

You might know that London is a top destination for many things, including art galleries, but you might not know that this is the place where street art found its home in Europe. In the last few decades, London became one of the most pro-graffiti cities in the world. A street art London tour would reveal you a stage of controversial art work, created by artists as famous as Banksy.

Yes, Banksy is a well-known artist in the street art world, due to his witty graffiti works and also due to the mystery that surrounds his identity. Even if you don’t know much more than that about street art, our London graffiti tours are lead by steam156, a legendary street art artist himself and an expert in his activity. He will take you through old and new street artworks in London made not only by Banksy, but also by other notorious street artists like Solo One, Love Pusher, Twesh, Relay and Wisher.

Our London graffiti tours will help you learn more about this sometimes legal-sometimes illegal way of expressing an artistic feeling and will make street art reach to your heart. Moreover, if you feel an artistic impulse yourself, then don’t forget to bring a can of paint with you.

The interesting thing about taking a street art London tour at different time intervals is that you’ll always have new things to see. What else is street art if not a dynamic and never ending art process? The worlds’ walls are the street artists’ canvases and what was here today might not be here tomorrow. Street artists are using the public space in order to send a message to people who see their work. Or sometimes…just because they have a funny idea. Even so, while walking through the streets of London during our tour you will feel the vibe of the dialogue the artist started with you. The street art you’ll see will always live in your memories and your pictures. So don’t forget your camera!

{All you street art lovers know a tour would not be complete without an Exit Through The Gift Shop. One of the coolest souvenirs from your street art tour will be your own name done in graffiti style on a mini London underground map. You can order it before the tour and we’ll bring to you. Also, be sure to check the other items in our shop.}

Since 50 years ago, when the first modern street art works appeared in New York, meaning mainly graffiti paintings (that authorities erased immediately after), this type of art found its development in our century. During our street art London tour you might see also stencil graffiti, sticker art, installations or even sculptures. So come with us on a London graffiti tour and you’ll see that it is much more fun than at Tate’s!

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Street art London tour with Steam156

Street art London tour with Steam156 

When most people think of London they think about the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, West End shows, the London Eye and the Queen…but is that really the only things London has to offer? The answer is a simple, but resounding no – the great city has much to offer that isn’t tied into a stereotypical outlook on Britain as a whole, hidden gems are hiding in almost all alleyways, underpasses and around every corner – you just need to know where to look.

One such hidden gem is the Street art London tour. This tour features the very best pieces from various street artists such as the world famous Banksy – who has stunned the world and converted many to street art fanatics with his political and social commentary pieces, emblazoned on walls, streets and bridges all over the globe. C215, who is widely described as the French Banksy – showing societies forgotten members by way of intricate portraits of the homeless, elderly, street kids and refugees – is also featured on the tour as is Roa – the Belgium born street artist responsible for the amazing wild and urban animals (native to the area being painted) that you find featured across buildings all over Europe, the U.S and New Zealand.

We know you can find graffiti adorning most buildings, bus stops and train stations but can you tell your Roa from your Jimmy C? Probably, but others will be harder to distinguish so who better to show you around the collection than Steam 156 – Street artist, the author of Street art London and graffiti documenter with over 28 year experience. You’ll be in good hands as he shows you around the very best of Shoreditch Street Art and East London, bombards you with a wealth of information on every artist and gives insides to the world of London graffiti. You’ll also stop off at the awesome Pure Evil gallery to see what’s new alongside visiting one of the best street art stores Chrome and Black so that if, after the tour, you begin to have itchy fingers, you’ll be able to stock up with supplies and get creating.

This is the crème de la crème of street art tours but make sure you wear your most comfortable shoes as this amazing tour will take up a good 3 hours of your day! You can book your tickets through the website www.londongraffititours.com

Groups are kept small to ensure a personal feel to the tour and so that you may get the most out of everything you see and hear, so you should get in quick to book as they are bound to sell out quickly!

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London Street Art and Graffiti Walking Tours

            The most fulfilling and exciting way to discover the best street art London has to offer is to visit Shoreditch, the entrance to Londons East End.  Street art encompasses a variety of visual art forms created in public locations.  The artwork is often unendorsed and refreshingly different and unique than art experienced in traditional venues.  The word “street art” gained popularity during the boom of graffiti art in the early 1980s.

 London street art and graffiti includes such modern art forms as sculpture, stencil graffiti, sticker art, wheatpasted poster art, and street installation.  London street art tours are an easy and convenient way to learn about the ever changing and ephemeral art world of street art, experience artists in their element of art creation, and appreciate the esoteric significance of modern street art.

            On a Shoreditch street art walking tour, not only will you experience the fabulous art displays, but you are also be able to peruse the stores, galleries, On a Shoreditch street art walking tour you might have the unforgettable opportunity to meet a resident artist or watch one at work.

 Renowned street artists Banksy, Roa, C215, Space Invader, and Paul Don Smith may be hard at work on their latest projects when you walk by.  Shoreditch street art graffiti artists are drawn from Londons own East End, the United Kingdom, and all over Europe and the rest of the world.

            London street art and graffiti tours provide the best expertise of Shoreditchs street art.  On a London street art tour you will have an remarkable opportunity to discover the culture, the artists, and the locations of the hub of street art.  In addition, your sense of art appreciation will deepen as you are exposed to the fascinating stories that accompany each unique masterpiece.  Shoreditch has long been considered the epicenter of street art where all the different modern street art varieties and variations are waiting to be discovered.  While on a London street art and graffiti walking tour you will be exposed to creative street art such as:

Freehand painting                                       Paste up art

Political art                                                    Environmental art

Sculptures                                                     Spray painted shutters

Murals                                                            Stencil art

            Street art is an ever evolving and ever changing world. Each day brings new and exciting opportunities to discover an eclectic art world full of energy and creativity at Shoreditch.  The awe inspiring masterpiece you saw last month, last week, or even yesterday may be gone today. 

London street art tours is an excellent way to discover and be informed about what todays new and thrilling street art has to offer.  On a London street art and graffiti tour, you will be able to explore the evolving dynamic graffiti art culture and learn about different modern street art techniques.

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London Street Art and Graffiti Tours

 

Join the legendary Steam156 as he takes you around the exciting and incomparable world of street art. The man who has dedicated the last three decades to chronicling the rise of spray-can art is the first and only port of call when considering a tour of London’s citywide street art exhibition.

 

Street art is one of the foremost forms of modern expression.  On our tours through nationally renowned Shoreditch, London you will witness for yourself the expressive illustrations that command an international presence. Symbolic, engaging and of unrivalled quality, street art has cemented its place among brush strokes and HB pencils as a legitimate means of expression.

 

Our daily street art tours will entangle you in a web of the most well known street artists. From Ben Eine to Space Invader, to the internationally famous Banksy, whose work now hangs in the hallway of Brad Pitt’s house, such is his global presence. You will gain imperative insight into understanding what influenced the work, and will be able decipher what hidden meanings there are.

 

With our tours only undertaking small groups at a time, any questions you may have will certainly find an answer. Steam156 is committed to the art revolution that is street art, and is willing to share whatever knowledge he has accrued over the years in aid of helping you ascertain a greater understanding of the universally unknown.

 

Street art is beautiful, colourful, exciting and expressive. Whether you know much about it or not, street art is a movement happening under our very noses. With Steam156 leading our tours, you will certainly not miss the next step in the art revolution.

 

Book now to enjoy our relaxed and insightful walks – from the ingeniously symbolic to the beautifully picturesque our tours boast an experience you won’t find anywhere else.

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Shorditch street art walking tours

Join the legendary Steam156, one of the world’s leading authorities on graffiti and street art on a 3 hour London Street Art tour. Author of the amazing books ‘Street Art London’ and ‘100 UK Graffiti Artists,’ Steam156 is one of the UKs foremost experts on graffiti and street art with 30 years of avid documentation to his name. With the help of his knowledge you will visit the very best locations to see street art and graffiti in London. Steam156 started as a graffiti writer himself way back in 1984, since then he has become an expert in writing culture, appearing on television shows, in various magazines and newspapers globally.

On the tour you are guaranteed to see the very best street art and graffiti around the colourful streets of Shoreditch and gain insights and information on many of the artist’s work. You will see street work from the likes of; Ben Eine, C215, Citizen Kane, Roa, Martin Ron, Cranio, Stik, Pure Evil, Space Invader, Ronzo, Paul Don Smith, Obey, the world famous Banksy and many more. The tour will also stop at a street art gallery so you can check out the very latest street art shows and at the world famous ‘Chrome and Black’ graffiti store.

www.londongraffititours.com

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