GLASGOW Street Art Overview

Last week I spent a day in Glasgow going through the streets with my hand-held camera in search of new artistic discoveries. The walk around the city was surprising. The walls of glasgow hold such interesting surprises. It’s time to share them with you.

Glasgow, a large Scottish industrial city an hour’s drive from Edinburgh.
Known for its green and historic West End, Glasgow has become, over time, one of the major cities of Street Art in Europe.
So if you visit Scotland, its haunted castles and Lochs, do not forget to visit Glasgow for a street art stroll and discover local talented artists such as: EJEK, Rogue One, Smug One, Klingatron …

 

SMUG ONE:  Known for his photo realism artwork, Smug One, aka Sam Bates, is an Australian contemporary street artist of great skill based in Glasgow.

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Smug One in Glasgow
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Smug One in Glasgow
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Smug one in Glasgow
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Smug One in Glasgow – Argyle Street cafe
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Smug One in Glasgow
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Smug One- Ingram Street car Park in Glasgow

 

EJEK: Danny McDermott, aka EJEK, is also a major Street Artist in Glasgow. Famous fans of the Clutha bar have been immortalised by EJEK and Rogue One
in a striking mural on the walls of the tragedy-hit pub. You’ll recognize on that wall Celebrities including Spike Milligan, Jimmy Reid, Billy Connolly.

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EJEK Artwork in Glasgow – Clutha Bar
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EJEK in Glasgow – Jimmy Hendrix portrait
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EJEK in Glasgow
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EJEK and RogueOne in Glasgow

 

ROGUE ONE: Street artist Bobby McNamara also known as Rogue One one of the most creative artist in Scotland.. Rogue One’s work can be seen across the city, from Mitchell Street’s floating taxi (One of the most famous street art mural in Europe), to the Broomielaw’s colourful imagining of what lurks under the Clyde.

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Rogue One in Glasgow
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Rogue One in Glasgow
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Wind Power by Rogue One and Art Pistol – Mitchel Street Glasgow
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Rogue One in Glasgow – Clutha Bar
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Rogue One in Glasgow – Clutha Bar

 

 

KLINGATRON: with his famous Panda Mural.

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Klingatron in Glasgow

 

GUIDO VAN HELTEN Mural 

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Guido Van Helten in Glasgow

 

Recoat and Ali Wyllie artwork 

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Recoat and Ali Wyllie artwork in Glasgow

 

DZIA Artwork 

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Dzia in Glasgow
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Dzia in Glasgow

 

Photos by Laurent Jacquet – dec 2016

 

 

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