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Brick Lane is one of London's most famous places in its high cycle of street art. It is a cultural, ethnic, culinary, and artistic center where millions of tourists come throughout the year. This historic street dates back about 450 years and on Sundays there is a bustling and huge market of food, clothes, second-hand, accessories, and equipment. If you are planning to visit Shoreditch, don't forget to take the time to explore and stroll around this iconic street – once one of London's poorest slums and a favorite place for The murders of Jack the Ripper.
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Graffiti and street art are a changing and dynamic – the appearance of an art work on the map, does not prove that the work still exists, and has not been disrupted/removed/deleted.
The maps contain about 50% of the art works in those neighborhoods – so you always have more to discover by yourself…
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What is Brick Lane famous for in London?
Brick Lane is one of the best-known places in East London and for good reason- a long street, full of cool shops, bustling markets, street art, restaurants, galleries, and cafes. The long and unique street winds between White chapel and Shoreditch.
The many works of art that adorn the Brick Lane area eclectic jumble (in a good way) of various techniques performed by British and global street artists, old and famous artists alongside new and emerging street artists.
Brick Lane allows as ingle access to London's best art, cultural and culinary scenes in one block. From an ever-changing range of large-scale murals, through vintage clothing warehouses and designer stores, to a wide spectrum of local and international food flavors.
Brick Lane has been a major creative hub for decades and displays plenty of fascinating street art on every corner. At the Brick Lane Gallery you'll find a variety of contemporary works created by local and international artists (painting, video, sculpture, and photography).
How to get to Brick Lane by subway?
The nearest subway station isolates East- an 8 minutes' walk.
Brick Lane Market
The market is only held on Sundays from 10:00 to 17:00 – Brick Lane is bustling with activity no matter what day you visit. But if you are coming to the Sunday market – it is recommended to arrive early to get ahead of the crowds and enjoy the best bargains.
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London holds some of the largest and best collections of graffiti and street art in the whole world. Local and international artists have decorated London streets with an incredible set of creative pieces, raging from miniature paper sculptures to murals several stories tall.
Areas such as Shoreditch, Camden, Brick Lane, and Leak Street are well-known in London for their illuminated murals, the alternative atmosphere they create, the variety of artistic techniques, and the mutual respect between leading international artists and emerging street and graffiti artists.
This post is part of a dedicated series of posts on street art and graffiti in London
Top London street art spots
Among the artists in posts about London:
ROA, Stik, Zabou, Nerone, Banksy, Alice Pasquini, Soker Uno, Gary Stanger, Irony, Dan Kitchener, Voydor, Fanakapan, DRT, Sr.X, Decolife, JXC, Marija Tiurina, Woskerski, Luke Smile, Nerone , MadC, Rosie Woods, Camille Walala, David Shillinglaw, Clifton Street,
Dale Grimshaw, Busk One, Stik, Bambi, C215, Phlegm, Pegasus, Space Invader, Jonesy, Frankie Strand, Sweet Toof, Amara Por Dios, Fanakapan, Eine, Jimmy C