Guerrilla gardener fills potholes on London roads with flowers

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By Zolton in New Art on Wednesday 29 February 2012

Following in the well worn footsteps of Banksy, Guerrilla gardener Steve Wheen brightens up the otherwise dull surrounds of inner-city London with colourful floral displays and lively model sets that fill in the gaps in the roads and pavements and add some intrigue to pedestrians’ daily commute.

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Has Banksy struck again?

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By Zolton in New Art on Thursday 24 November 2011

He’s laid low for a few weeks, but he may be back. And with a vengeance. This clever artwork sits on Bruton Lane in London and is an apparent critique on the rampant materialism of our time. Is it Banksy? We may never really know. But it’s damn fun all the same.

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Awesome graffiti by London street artist Roid

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By Chris Koehler in New Art on Wednesday 2 November 2011

I spent a good portion of high school sitting in Tower Records looking through graffiti magazines, and since then I’ve become an internet graffiti addict. I’ve seen a ton of letters and sometimes they all seem to blur together. When I first started seeing work by London’s Roid, I felt like I was seeing graffiti for the first time.

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John Wayne paste ups on the public walls of London

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By Miss Cakehead in Cool Travel on Thursday 23 December 2010

Street art and weather in perfect harmony is a beautiful thing. Handy, then, that these John Wayne ‘paste ups’ have appeared all over London in the midst of a serious frosty spell in the capital which has seen London’s transport grind to a halt due to a lack of gritting (oh the irony).

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Bortusk Leer’s street art

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By Sonya Rosendorff in New Art on Thursday 23 April 2009

Bortusk Leer sprays cheeky fluro madness on newspapers, which in turn appear on public display around London. In this way, his carefree world of naivety becomes a form of removable graffiti art.

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