Street art

Street Art

Creative Tourist

Street art, graffiti, stencils, murals and paste-ups: while much street art may be illegal, much of it also reveals the diversity of on-street, public art. Quick and dirty, slow and considered, surreptitious or in your face, street art gives a place personality. Think of Manchester’s Space Invaders or the frankly brilliant building art that adorns the walls in and around Sheffield’s city centre – this is the stuff that makes us remember a place, that drops hints as to a city’s creativity and that signposts an active artistic community. Here’s our guide to some of the street art that has caught our eye of late.

Here are our picks

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