Category Archives: Mural Research

Mural of the Month! Royal Oak Murals, by Ben Kaufmann

In a month that has seen much thought cast on the pre-Thatcher state of affairs it seems worth paying a visit to two of the most forceful and controversial murals of the 1970s. Tucked away beneath the Westway, just to … Continue reading

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British Murals 1920-1960: Book, Exhibition and Conference Reviewed, by Ben Kaufmann

Murals seem to be enjoying something of a Renaissance in popular consciousness at the moment. From our very own Nuclear Dawn Restoration campaign (petition here) or the attempts to save the Chartist Murals in Newport, to the recovery of a … Continue reading

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Brian Barnes – Autumn Talk Reviewed, by Ben Kaufmann

Back before the clocks had shifted and we had all resigned ourselves to the persistent greys of the London winter, muralist Brian Barnes was kind enough to give a talk for the London Mural Preservation Society. Delivered with his characteristic … Continue reading

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Murals of the Month! With an international twist!

We may be the London Mural Preservation Society, but we’re far from parochial, having in recent months made contact with and befriended mural artists from elsewhere in the world, notably from across the pond in the USA. So on a … Continue reading

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Review of the Year!!! 2011

Ho Ho Ho, Christmas is over and 2012 is already making its presence felt as we hope for new beginnings and fresh starts. So it’s a time for reflection over the last year. How has the London Mural Preservation Society … Continue reading

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If I wanted to paint a mural, what should it be about? Part 1

As I continue my hunt for murals, I see a whole host of different subject matters which have been included in murals. This choice of subject is tightly bound to the early idea of community murals  – ‘community’ being the … Continue reading

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Time moves on…

Lots of things have happened in the last couple of weeks: I spoke to the gentlemen who contacted me about Nuclear Dawn Mural. Yes, we had a long old natter as he fed me stories about 80s Brixton. Hopefully at … Continue reading

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One step at a time!

When a subject is investigated, it can be hard to make sure that all bases are covered and research is correct. It gets harder when no one else has done it for you and so you can end up sieving … Continue reading

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