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Pictured above is a huge mural, Arctic Scream, painted by Bristol-based artist Andrew Burns Colwill. What follows are several more images captured on my recent trip to Bristol, the home of the annual Upfest, Europe’s largest street art and graffiti festival.

London-based Irony

Sheffield-based Rocket01

London-based JXC

London-based Xenz and Will Barras, large segment of huge mural

Bristol-based Cheo

Photos by Lois Stavsky

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The streets of Bristol — the home of the annual Upfest, Europe’s largest street art and graffiti festival — brim with energy and intrigue. Pictured above is a huge segment from a collaborative mural by UK-based My Dog Sighs and Snub23. What follows are several more I captured on my recent visit to Bristol, UK.

Bristol-based Jody Artist

Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra

UK-based The Nomad Clan, close-up

Bristol native Guy Denning in collaboration with Oklahoma native Yatika Fields

Bristol-based 3Dom22

Buenos Aires-based Caro Pepe in collaboration with German artist Age Age

Photos by Lois Stavsky

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Celebrating the history of today’s spray paint culture, Bristol-based HANGFIRE has teamed up with U.S.- based spray brand collectors Cap Matches Color to present HomeStyle.  On display and for purchase will be a strong collection of spray paint memorabilia from the archives of  Cap Matches Color and U.K. based collector, Ticks. Also on exhibit will be limited edition photographic prints from worldwide traveller and photographer Mr. Yoshi and original artwork and limited prints from Cheo.

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Copies of Two Decades of Digging will be available for purchase, along with limited edition silkscreened skate decks featuring vintage spray paint graphics of Marabu Buntlack, Krylon and Rust-Oleum by HANGFIRE.

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The exhibit opens at tomorrow — Friday evening — at 49 North Street, BS3 1EN Bristol, UK on the eve of Bristol’s famed Upfest Festival and continues through August 5th.

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Images for this post courtesy HANGFIRE and Cap Matches Color; photo of Cap Matches Color by Lois Stavsky

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Brimming with stylish graffiti, witty stencil art and a wonderfully eclectic mix of murals, Bristol has it all!  Here is a small sampling of images that we captured earlier this month:

Bristol-based Sepr

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Bristol native Nick Walker

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Bristol’s legendary Banksy, “Well-Hung Lover”

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Bristol-based Philth and UK artist N4T4

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Bristol-based Jody Thomas

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Bristol-based Epok

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Bristol-based Soker

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 Photo credits: 1, 4-7 Tara Murray; 2 & 3 Lois Stavsky

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