Tian, The Bearpit, Bristol, May 2019

2912. The Bearpit (187)

Looking back to May last year when The Bearpit was nearing its end as a street art spot, (shame on Bristol City Council) and the visiting French wheatpaster Tian, left us several fabulous pieces in Stokes Croft and the roundabout.

Tian, The Bearpit, Bristol, May 2019
Tian, The Bearpit, Bristol, May 2019

This fabulous piece, printed from a stencil, is of a boxer, I have no idea who, and is one of his larger paste ups at about three-quarters life size. The yellow tones work really well on the red background and the piece is full of life and movement. If and when Tian returns to Bristol he may struggle to find as many spots to paste his work as he has been used to on previous visits as the pace of gentrification accelerates.

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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.

3 thoughts on “2912. The Bearpit (187)”

  1. I don’t think I posted this piece at the time either which is a shame as it’s a great piece.
    I wondered at the time and again now whether he could be a martial artist as the gloves look really small to be a boxer’s gloves . . .

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