Sunday, 9 September 2012

Somerset Stik


The work of street artist Stik can mostly be seen around London - especially in Hackney and Shoreditch, although the picture below is at the Phoenix Garden, St Giles. He also has work in Bristol, but it was a surprise to come across this image in Glastonbury. Stik has explained in an interview, 'I love the buzz of painting in a small town where word spreads fast.

In fact, the picture has been painted here twice - the first time, graffiti was added and the council painted over it. Let's hope that it gets to stay this time!




3 comments:

HughB said...

Quite jolly, and better than graffiti on an empty wall, but I wouldn't ask him to do a family portrait. Also, he's been a naughty artist, hasn't he? His blog has been suspended for some infraction!

CarolineLD said...

As I don't like seeing pictures of myself, having him do my family portrait actually has appeal! There's something intriguing about how expressive these stick characters manage to be.

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