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27 Types Of Graffiti You Only See In Britain

From the polite to the profane, the UK's "finest" street art.

1. The weirdly cautious message of insurrection.

2. The customer complaint.

Photo by Sam Hart.

3. The admirably creative insult.

4. The gleeful invitation to serious injury.

5. The sexual brag.

Photo by David John Brock.

6. The self-reflexive criticism.

7. The ironic apology.

8. The slightly unfair generalisation.

Photo by Abby Waldman.

9. The emo cry for help.

Photo by Nell Frizell.

10. The legitimately quite funny joke.

11. The shocking act of movie poster vandalism.

12. The smart subversion of corporate logos.

13. The cheekily doctored road sign.

Photo by Chris Barrett.

14. The first-rate pun.

Photo by Dan Morris.

15. The kind-hearted display of community spirit.

16. The graffiti that refers to itself.

17. The reality check.

Photo by Jack McGinity.

18. The London Underground sign-bomb.

19. The crude newspaper defacement.

20. The ingenious act of anthropomorphism.


Photo by Gurpreet Gupta.

21. The smart-arse rejoinder.

22. The below-the-belt jibe.

23. The harbinger of doom.

24. The needlessly courteous request.

25. The howl of anguish.

26. The eloquent political protest.

Photo by by Dominic Simpson.

27. And of course, last but not least - the plaintive cock and balls.

Photo by Robert Negri.


Photo: Andrew Huxter.


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