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Norwich Street Art 

The heart of Norfolk, Norwich is an increasingly inclusive city and nothing better reflects this than the wide variety of street art it’s home to. Art both created and displayed in a public, otherwise mundane space, has a particular appeal to it in my view- a message that there is always a little extra in…

Arts

Beloved Banksy painting destroyed

In today’s society, there’s a lot of discourse surrounding art ownership. Does the art belong to the artist once it has been mass-produced and sold in the form of merchandise? Personally, I have always appreciated the anonymous street artist Banksy’s combination of art, politics and dark humour in a form that is frowned upon by…

Arts, OldVenue

Toasters on the wall

When Norfolk-based artist Sam Harrons was growing up, he idolised Toasters. In case you were distracted by the inevitable image of a boy watching bread pop out of his beloved kitchen appliance day in and day out: that’s Toasters with a capital T. As in, the team of street artists who’ve been mischievously painting iconic…

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