Street art outside betting shop

It’s not quite “brockley” quality but an improvement on that oh so ugly wall !

This is my favourite whole wall mural located Dalston Lane, Hackney.

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Makes the place look like some ghetto

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I always thought something like that would be a great project for a secondary school art class or perhaps for a summer kid’s project through the likes of @V22_Louise_House .

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Not really an improvement to my mind - a slightly enhanced bit of tagging would be my term. It’s a real shame is covered the discrete Banksy style telephone though.

Curious to see newly created trough with planted shrubs (unless I’m doing a disservice to the artist) bookended by new (telecoms?) boxes.

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That’s true that telephone was the start of something special. Sad that the art of the opposite wall is now gone too

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The problem is, is that the walls are painted to look a bit edgy, like the telephone, as if it hasn’t been commissioned, but painted in the dead of night and all a bit messy. That’s why taggers think it is open season. Personally, I think it’s all a bit ‘emperors ne clothes’ Even Banksy is just a criminal , who is not even that talented. He just wanders out with a stencil, and because somebody’s neighbour owned something he did, the whole of Notting Hill had to have one and it pushed the price up to silly numbers. a three year old child can produce a painting from a stencil. And stencils can be cut from computer designs…

Very sad to see the demise of the Banksy-style telephone :disappointed_relieved:

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Here is the telephone graffiti for anyone not familiar with it (like me!).

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It’s the ideas that give it the value init.

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I think that white door now has ‘Game of Thrones’ graffitied on it.

Better then that scribble from Nathan Bowen