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Street Art / Graffiti Shows in London

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If you have a graffiti / street art related show to publicise in London send the details to info@artofthestate.co.uk - if possible include an electronic version of the flyer.

It's always wise to check if the show will be on before you travel if you're coming from out of town.

Most of the text on this page is taken from press releases....


ENDED Evol heads up the annual Pictures On Walls show in December with a full supporting roster of new limited editions from POW's other artists. 46-48 Commercial Street, London, E1  From December 1st 2011 (check picturesonwalls for details)
ENDED VNA (Very Nearly Almost) magazine hits its seventeenth issue and if you fancy the chance to pick up a copy, maybe even a Limited Edition screen printed cover version, RSVP to the Protein Gallery to attend the launch party. 8th December, RSVP only
ON NOW Group show at Arch 402 with limited edition works from Cept, Sweet Toof, Stik, Grafter, Ronzo and more in Cremer Street, London E2 8HD. 2nd December 2011 to 13th January 2012 
ENDED Invader has a new solo show at the Lazarides Outsiders Gallery in Greek Street, Soho. 'Attack of The Space Waffles' features Invaders version of a glitter ball along with a waffle making machine producing bespoke Invader waffles. 2nd December to 24th December 2011
ENDED New Swoon solo show 'Murmuration' at Black Rat Projects, through Cargo Garden, Arch 461, 83 Rivington Street, London, EC2A 3AY From 1st December 2011 - check Black rat for opening times.
ENDED Xenz solo show 'Cloud Cuckoo Land' featuring his graffiti landscapes at Blackall Studios, 73 Leonard Street, London, EC2A 4QS 2nd December to 4th December 2011
ENDED Punk and Beyond at the Signal Gallery. Following up on the success of their previous punk show Signal return again with more punky art goodness from the likes of Charlie Harper, Dick Lucas and Penny Rimabaud to name but a few of my personal favourites. 25th November to 17th December 2011
ENDED Sickboy's major new solo show 'Heaven & Earth' is on for just a few days at Dray Walk, Brick Lane, London E1 6QL. Promising four new major installations and a celebration of earthly sins and heavenly fantasies. 4th November to 6th November 2011
ENDED K-Guy (the man who bought us 'In Loving Memory of the Boom Economy' outside the Bank Of England has a solo show 'Iconic Irrigation' at the London West Bank Gallery.   11th November to 27th November 2011
ENDED Kid Acne teams up with photographer Patrick Guedj to produce a show that combines Guedj's photographs with Kid Acne's art in a unique and interesting way. At the jaggedart gallery. 7th November to 12th November 2011
ENDED The Pure Evil Gallery presents a solo show by Aiko ' Unstoppable Waves' - read more on pureevilgallery 14th October until 13th November 2011
ENDED Eastpop near Goldhawk Road Tube in West London. Group show with Adam Dant, Alex Noble, Artswipe, Bert Industries, Cedric Christie, Christopher Duncan, Containerplus, The Dark Times, Darren Coffield, Decima International Art Projects, The Department of Memory, Don't Tell Stories, Dr D, East End Art Club, East London Furniture, Florence Boyd, Frinton Press, Found Art Collective, Hackney WickED, Hato Press, Keelertornero, Le Gun, Liam Scully, Lily Vanilli, Macarena Yanez, Marco, Martin Sexton, Martin Wollerstam, Material, Metro Collective, Mrs Jones, New Found Original, Pil and Galia Collective, Pure Evil, Rart, Rax, The Readers, Rodolph de Salis, Root5, /seconds, TheUncohttp://www.picturesonwalls.comnciousCollective.  30th September to 2nd October 2011
ENDED Stik's fourth solo show of 2011 and release of the print 'Lovers' takes place at Graffik gallery, 284 Portobello Road, London, W10 5TE.  October 6th to 20th October  2011
ENDED 'Dimensional Paintings' is a show by Adam Neate at the Elms Lesters Painting Rooms in central London. Adam's work always pushes the boundaries and has a rare quality and craft. Definitley not to be missed.   4th October to 29th October 2011
ENDED Meeting Of Styles, Endoftheline's rescheduled international graffiti event takes place between 12 and 12 at  The Studios, Hornsey Road, N7 8GR. With 50 of the best European artists this is one event not to be missed!  October 8th 2011
ENDED T.Wat (pronounced Tee Wat) solo show at the Graffik gallery, 284 Portobello Road, London, W10 5TE. Thursday 15th September  2011
ENDED Urban Group Show 2011 with Zeus, #codefc, Solo One, Lucy Sparrow and ... at The Muse at 269 Portobello Road, London, W11 1LR. 7th to 11th September 2011
ENDED 1 - the opening show at the Underdog Gallery with one piece of art from Ben Slow, Matt Small, Zac Walsh, David Shillinglaw, Cosmo Sarson, Rob Sample, Remi/Rough, George Morton Clark, Joseph Loughborough, Jaybo, Dave Le Fleming, Daniel Emo. More here. Preview night 6th October 2011
ENDED - Ludo 'Metamorphosis' takes his fusion of nature and mans weapons of destruction inside for a while at the High Roller Society 10th September to 7th October 2011
ENDED Meeting of Styles - All Day Graffiti Block Party. End Of The Line host the fourth incarnation of the international spray can art event with walls, beats, beer and bbq's at the Studios, Holloway Road. Rescheduled to October 8th 2011
ENDED Boxi solo show Time of the Signs at the Lazarides Gallery. Super realism via stencil cutting set in the urban environment.  29th July to 1st September  2011
ENDED The Last Good Time XOYO x Pure Evil Gallery exhibition.  Xoyo, 32 Cowper Street, London, EC2A 4AP.  4th August to 8th September 2011
ENDED InsideOut and ViceVersa - a show of artists working both inside and outside at the London West Bank Gallery. With Data, snub23, Jaybo Monk, Silje Kristiansen, Pam Glew, Inkfetish, Erik Michel, Charlie Penrose, Leeks, Tizer, Dep and more. 133-137 Westbourne Grove, W11 2RS  12th August to 25th August 2011
ENDED Banksy / War Boutique at the Andipa Gallery. Andipa make it quite clear on their website that the works on show from Banksy are from their own secondary market collection. Its worth noting they have a perfectly cool attitude to people just having a look around and say they won't sell work lifted from the street. This is War Boutique's first commercial gallery show of their hard hitting images to my knowledge 9th June to 9th July 2011
ENDED Stolen Space Summer show - featuring works by Dface, Eelus, Eine, Myterious Al, Ronzo and Word To Mother along with many more artists. Stolen Space, Dray Walk, The Old Truman Brewery, London, E1 6QL 8th July to 31st July 2011
ENDED 11:11 - 11 urban artists and 11 fine artists combine to put on a show of works from the socio political to the subtle and poetic. Includes Snub23, Asboluv, Schoony, Snub23 among others at the East Gallery, 214 Brick Lane, London E1 65A 17th to 23rd June 2011
ENDED Chilean artist Otto Schade has a solo show at the Frameless Gallery, 20 Clerkenwell Green, Islington, EC1R 0DP  27th June to 10th July 2011
ENDED Pure Evil present a solo show from Isaac Cordal, a London based sculpture artist whose little concrete figures have been casting a melancholy shadow in London in recent times. The show coincides with the release of his book 'Cement Eclipses'. 26th May (preview) to 28th May 2011
ENDED Black Rat Projects are hosting the launch party for street art magazine VNA's 15th issue. Get yourself along to check out the Limited Editions. Buy the Very Nearly Almost magazine here. Thursday 26th May 2011 only
ENDED Stik has a solo show at the Lava Gallery, 11 Kingly Court, Carnaby Street, near Oxford Circus. The show features some large scale paintings along with mini canvases. 26th May to 4th June 2011
ENDED Bortusk Leer's first solo show 'Bortusk Took A Trip' at Tony's gallery. Featuring spray paint and marker penned monsters there will a site specific installation along with paintings and sculptures.  6th May to 5th June 2011
ENDED Pure Evil Gallery presents MadABC - a solo show by Mad C featuring several alphabets of letters tying in with Mad C's recently released book 'Street Fonts - Graffiti Alphabets From Around The World'.    From 14th April to May 1st 2011 
ENDED London West Bank is a new three floor gallery opening in 133 - 137 Westbourne Grove, London, W11 2RS. The first show 'The Urban Invasion of the London West Bank' features work by artists including David Walker, Mysterious Al, Fin Dac, Roughe, Cept, Bleach, Grafter, Asboluv and Stickee. 28th April to 28th May 2011
ENDED Black Rat Projects presents a unique three day exhibition and installation by artists Peter Kennard and War Boutique. The exhibition will show new print, textile and multi-media works exploring the relationship between citizen, state and commerce, at a moment when these themes couldn’t feel more relevant and urgent 5th May to 7th May 2011
ENDED Buff Monster solo show 'Pink' at the Stolen Space gallery. The Californian artist presents new paintings on board, installation works and a limited edition print. 29th April to 29th May 2011
ENDED GrafikWarfare presents Corroded Surfaces - unique artwork on forgotten surfaces, a far cry from the run of the mill white walls show with Snub23 taking charge of the redecoration. 284 Portobello Road, London, W10 5TE  4th to 20th March 2011
ENDED Rhythm Is A Dancer - a solo show by Kid Acne at Stolen Space exploring the relationship between smoking and graffiti by introducing us to a new set of characters known as art fags. 1st April to 24th April 2011
ENDED Slinkachu's solo 'Concrete Ocean' show at the Andipa Gallery. Life in 1/87 scale in both photographic and model format. 3rd March to 4th April 2011
ENDED Team Robbo - The Sell Out Tour featuring work from Robbo, Chocci-Roc, Doze, Fuel, Prime, P.I.C. and Pranksy. At the Signal Gallery, 32 Paul Street, EC2A 4LB.  8th April to 7th May 2011
ENDED London Launch night for the V&A book Street Art: Contemporary Prints by Riikka Kuittinen at Black Rat Press, Rivington Street Date TBC
ENDED Mysterious Al has a solo show 'The Doomsday Papers' at the Stolen Space Gallery. This brand new body of work loosely surrounds Mesoamerican Gods, the doomsday calendar, Drum & Bass, demonic intervention, Graffiti culture, Wicca and the Occult. In mixed media including wood, paint, newspaper, magazines, torn Bible pages and installation 4th to the 27th March 2011
ENDED One night only exhibition 'Precious Damage' from Zero Cool Gallery with work from Copyright (UK) and Numskull (Aus). Each artist has produced 50 works each on cardboard which as they are sold will be removed from the walls - arrive late at your peril!  17th February 2011
ENDED Stik at the Subway Gallery. Stik takes his figures indoors for a solo show, including a new print from Squarity and smaller, affordable pieces for sale. Kiosk 1, Joe Strummer Subway, Edgware Road / Harrow Road, London, W2 1DX.  3rd to 26th March 2011
ENDED London Walls - Top London street art and graffiti Flickrites nolionsinengland, howaboutno, buddz909, delete, leeone102 and joeppo combine forces to put on a show of 'New Graffiti And Street Art Photography' at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, The Mall, London, SW1Y 5AH 23rd to 27th February 2011
ENDED Black/light - Featuring installations by Robot, murals by Roa and Phlegm and video projections by Tali Clarke. You get a torch on the way in to explore a hidden city - sounds pretty amazing. At Bussey Building, Peckham, 133 Rye Lane, SE15 4ST.  25th February to 6th March 2011
ENDED Pens and Needles - a celebration of tattoo art, its culture and lifestyle. 20 tattoo artists from across the globe will be putting their creations down on canvas rather than skin alongside a photography exhibition documenting all aspects of the culture. At London Miles. 25th February to 7th March 2011
ENDED VNA Issue 14 launch party night -  includes the chance for the first 100 customers to get a special edition of the VeryNearlyAlmost magazine with a unique screen printed cover signed by Sickboy himself. At the Gallery East, 241 Brick Lane, London  Thursday February 10th only
ENDED 'A' - The first exhibition in the UK to define the Urban Abstract movement, an exhibition of new works by Steve More and Remi/Rough. At the Blackall Studios, London, EC2A. 1st February to 6th February 2011
ENDED Black Rat Projects first show of 2011 'Printmaking Today' will include some new prints from Matt Small, Swoon, Brian Douglas, and Candice Tripp in amongst some well known names such as Hirst and Emin. Roa will also be working on a site specific work in the project space too (looking forward to that)! 10th February - preview. Opening dates TBA

ENDED Chilean artist Otto Schade has a solo show at the Lava Gallery, Kingly Court, Carnaby Street, London, W1B 5BW. 7th January to 19th January 2011

ENDED Sweet Toof and Shan Hur oint exhibition 'Having a Dig' at Arch 402, Cremer Street,  London, E2 8HD 12th January to 3rd February 2011