New Ant Carver Street Art Paste-Ups Around The East End

When out at the weekend and wandering around Brick Lane and Shoreditch we were delighted to sight amid the recent influx of paste-up works that have bombarded Brick Lane of late a a set of four new paste-up works from Ant Carver, an artist whose portraiture work we have long admired and all the more delighted to see the new subjects all set in a variety of different profiles and poses. Ant Carver’s style is very distinct, comprising the colourful background taking an abstract form paying homage to his Graffiti roots. It is on this platform that Ant Carver sets to paint the detailed portraiture by brush with acrylic paints on the street. His grey-scale realistic portraits sit so well on the fluid and colourful base he composes, creating that striking effect of the beauty to be seen among the chaos. What we love most is how with many of the pieces, the eyes on the subject appear to be looking directly at you as you stand before the work, creating that sense of connection between viewer and subject.

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Work in Buxton Street.

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Work in Grimsby Street.

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Work in Sclater Street.

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Work in Redchurch Street.

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