The Agent, Paint Festival 2020 Cheltenham, September 2020

3219. Cheltenham 2020 (8)

The Agent is well known in Bristol not only for his Minion stencils, but also for being the father of another significant street artist in Bristol, Angus. At the Cheltenham Paint Festival this September he knocked himself out with this sequence of stencils on the inner panels of an iron railway bridge, along the course of the old Honeybourne Line.

The Agent, Paint Festival 2020 Cheltenham, September 2020
The Agent, Paint Festival 2020 Cheltenham, September 2020

In his single layered stencils The Agent appears to get most of his inspiration from TV or movie cartoons. There don’t appear to be any hidden messages or politics in his pieces, just a whole lot of fun.

The Agent, Paint Festival 2020 Cheltenham, September 2020
The Agent, Paint Festival 2020 Cheltenham, September 2020

Even creating these ‘simple’ stencils is not quite as easy as it might seem, and taking that step from ‘I could do that’ to actually doing it is the key to achieving many things in life. I am not preaching, far from it, I am perhaps reminding myself to pull my finger out and do stuff.

The Agent, Paint Festival 2020 Cheltenham, September 2020
The Agent, Paint Festival 2020 Cheltenham, September 2020

No The Agent wall would be complete without a minions piece, and here he delights us with a fine ‘bananas’ piece. And finally a rainbow flag…

The Agent, Paint Festival 2020 Cheltenham, September 2020
The Agent, Paint Festival 2020 Cheltenham, September 2020

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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.

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