45 RPM, Upfest, Bristol, July 2016

566. Upfest 2016 (77)

This rather nice large, clean piece by 45RPM, one of Bristol’s finest street artists, captures the theme of the festival ‘Mr Men’ (and little Miss) with a new addition of Mr Paint? I’m not sure what he is called, but it is a witty piece painted in the spirit of the event.

45 RPM, Upfest, Bristol, July 2016
45 RPM, Upfest, Bristol, July 2016

The wall though is a complete bugger to photograph. It would seem that the parking bay in front of it is reserved 24/7 for white van man (although in this case a Range Rover)! I can’t count how many times I have been to north street to photograph this piece, and there it is…some bloody van. So I will calm down, and you will just have to put up with van pollution in my pictures. To help me retain my poise, I offer two other pieces by 45RPM – an owl, and an anteater…ahhhh that’s better.

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I am Stephen. I live in Bristol, UK. I decided to shorten my profile...to this: Wildlife, haiku, travel, streetart, psychogeography and my family. Not necessarily in that order.

5 thoughts on “566. Upfest 2016 (77)”

  1. I really enjoy your street art photos and write-ups! I love that there is some degree of public appreciation for street art in Bristol. Here in Richmond, Virginia, USA, we have commercial murals and we have criminalized tagging and almost nothig in between.

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    1. That is interesting. You are right, the range of street/graffiti art in Bristol is very broad…something for everyone. I tend to like pretty much all of it.


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