Posted on Mar 27, 2019

Emanuela Gabriela - Mural Artist

New Post: Street Art fills the Streets of Penge -
In the south of London there is a street art secret. A gem, not so hidden from view, yet far enough along the overground for many to miss it. It’s a place with possibly the highest concentration of street art outside of the East End in London. It’s Penge and who would have thought that it might well be the hottest place right now on the London street art scene.



Our pals at London Calling Blog are responsible. Showing us around on a drizzly weekend in February they’ve curated street art in the town for the past three years. In total the area now has 105 different pieces of street art. Some big and obvious, others smaller and hidden from obvious view.



Trafik Graphics mural in PengeAn owl from Aspire. His work can be seen across Penge



ANYTHING’S BETTER THAN A BLANK WALL



Much of the work in Penge is from local artists. Though with a healthy sprinkling of overseas visitors too. Some artists keep coming back. The likes of Irony, Aspire, Airborne Mark and Artista are well known on the London scene. The town of Penge has become a welcome canvas for their art. So much so that for many artists you’re more likely to see their work in South London than in the East End.



The majority of the recent spate of artworks were created in January. Fast becoming an annual event of the calendar. The ‘Anything’s Better than a Blank Wall‘ paint jam was a spray paint filled celebration of London Calling’s blogging a
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