Home » graffit » London Street Art & Graffiti: 19 awesome artists
Travel Photos

London Street Art & Graffiti: 19 awesome artists

It's not all about Bansky – London is a great place if you love Graffiti and Streetart. I took my camera with me on a walk through Shoreditch and like to introduce you to London Street Art & Graffiti by highlighting the work of 19 awesome artists in this Photo Essay!


C215 setzt vor allem auf Stencils mit denen er Menschen in Szene setzt die meist nur wenig Beachtung in der Gesellschaft finden
C215 uses mainly stencils

Bortusk Leer

Bortusk Leer mag kleine Monster...meist auf Zeitung
Bortusk Leer spraypaints little monsters…mostly onto newspapers

Sweet Toof // Dscreet

Swee Toof und die darunter befindliche Eule von Dscreet sind nur ein kleiner Teil dieser wahren Streetart Gallerie
Sweet Toof and the owl below from Dscreet are just a few pieces to be found in this Streetart Gallery


...auf selbiger Straße zu finden - dieses Paste Up von Swoon
…also to be found on the same street a Paste-Up by Swoon

Ian Stevenson

Ian Stevenson steht auf einfache Botschaften ;)
Ian Stevenson likes simple messages :)

Jim Vision

Jim Vision kombiniert in seinen Graffitis Mensch und Tier
Jim Vision focusses on big graffitis featuring mostly animals or fairy tale creatures


TOne beweist wie hochkomplex Graffiti sein kann - hättest du das Wort lesen könenn?
TOne shows how complex graffiti can be – could you read what is written here without knowing it?


Auch dieses Werk von INSA ist ein GIF-FITI welches man sich auf seiner Website ansehen kann
INSA paints colorful graffitis

If you visit his website you can also find a style he created on his own: Gif-Fity! Here is an example:



Schwer in eine bestimmte Kategorie zu stecken ist dieses Werk von vhils -  das Portrait hat er in eine auf die Wand angebrachte Schicht eingearbeitet
It is hard to categorize the work of poturguese artist VHILS as he carves his portraits into walls!


Cranio - auch der Brasilianer hat sich in East London mit farbenfroh verewigt
Cranio – like many others the brazilian artist left very colorful paintings in East London featuring his blue man (on the left hand side you see his arm)


Stick ist mit seinen "Männchen" in ganz London präsent
Stik's characters can be found all over London

El Mac

El Mac - der Cowboy mit dem Hut ist mittlerweile ein sehr beliebtes Photomotiv geworden
El Mac – this portrait of a cowboy is a very popular piece by the L.A. artist

In the following video you get to know more about his art:


Ben Eine

Ben Eine ist für seine riesigen Buchstaben bekannt
Ben Eine is well known for his paintings featuring mainly Typography


Die Tatsache das dieses Mural bereits mit Schutzglass versehen ist macht deutlich welchen Stellenwert Bansky mittlerweile genießt
If you see a Street art piece protected by glass you can be quite sure it is a Banksy ;)

Nick Walter

Der Mann mit dem bunten Regenschirm ist eines der Lieblimngsmotive von Nick Walker
Nick Walker – the man with the colorful umbrella is one of his favorite characters. Based in Bristol Nick introduced Banksy to Stencil Art.

Pablo Delgado

Eine der Miniinstallationen von Pablo Delgado
Small Paste-Ups with shadows on the pavement – Pablo Delgado's work is sometimes hard to discover


Roa - der Belgier ist bekannt für seine monumentalen 6 detailierten Tier Motive
Roa – the artist from Belgium is famous for his huge black and white paintings of animals

James Cochran

James Cochran setzt "drip painting" ein
James Cochran uses “drip painting” for his colorful portraits
You can find many more Street Artists and Graffiti Artists in Londen e.g. Boxi and Invader. This is just a small selection of artists and art I discovered on my tour through Shoreditch with the guys from Street Art London – they also offer tours through this area where you get to now more about the Street Art scene of London!


Which London Street Artist / London Graffiti Artist is your favorite?

Feel free to name more great artists in the comments below!

Moreover you can share this article with your friends on Twitter, Facebook or Google Plus by using the related buttons on the left.

This post is also available in: German

1 Comment

Click here to post a comment


Hey, my name is Steve. Actually I’m a guy like you that used to live the ‘normal’ life until September 2012...

Read more

My language course

With Babbel I learned Spanish within 3 months for my South America trip. Try it for free!

Most Popular


Globetrotter is one of the weekly segments in the TV travel guide Check-in on DW TV. Here, video blogger Steve Hänisch will be showing his travel videos from around the world:
> find out more