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Street art with heart: cheer yourself up with some happy graffiti

Posted at 8:00 am, October 21, 2013 in Outdoor London, Photos of London

While Banksy and co. have pretty much done away with the old graffer stereotype of naughty hooded youths with marker pens, graffiti doesn’t need a big name attached to it to make us smile. Street art blogger Jenny Foulds has been documenting graffiti – from mind-blowing works of art to silly street scrawl – in her book, ‘Happy Graffiti’, a collection of 120 photos taken in and around London. The book covers everything from anonymous doodles to work by well-known graffiti artists, including Ben Eine’s east London lettering, Mobstr’s witicisms and Pure Evil’s kooky vampire rabbits. Ally Swadling

Admire some happy graffiti and buy the book at happygraffiti.com

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