Tag Archives: Brian Barnes

Nuclear Dawn Mural: An Update

As many of you will remember, the London Mural Preservation Society (LMPS) was quite concerned about the proposed development affecting Carlton Mansions, the building on which the 1981 mural Nuclear Dawn is painted. We were informed that the plan was … Continue reading

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Review of the Year: 2013

Yes a little late but as I say better late than never! So last year was as jam packed as 2012. So let’s take a look at what happened! Nuclear Dawn Mural The beginning of the year was met with … Continue reading

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Stockwell Memorial Mural Restoration by Ruth Miller

Apologies for the general quietness on the blog. We have been working away on lots of different things, trying to keep murals in their communities so that the next generation can enjoy them! Back to the subject of the title! … Continue reading

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Stockwell Memorial Mural Clean Up Day (Part 1)

Welcome to the wonderful British weather! Last weekend saw our first attempt to give the mural a clean and to scrape away peeling paint and vanquish the moss and mold.            However the snow came and … 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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Mural of the Month! Stockwell Memorial Mural

Well, I was a little concerned that we were showing a bit too much favour to north of the river so we took a tube deep down south to sunny Stockwell so we could step out of the train, cross … Continue reading

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