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Wednesday, 27 October 2021

New Brighton shops murals

New Brighton shops murals

Matt Dosa ‘Abstract Seaside’ – Victoria Road

Back onto the main Victoria Road, Matt Dosa’s colourful work was partly Inspired by the nearby seaside. Covering the whole upper floor of three buildings. It uses a combination of shapes and colours. The piece is pure fun and is complete proof of the power of street art to transform an environment.

New Brighton Post office

Insa Mansions – Victoria Road / Waterloo Road

Wrapping around the side of a building fronting the post office is a giant mural from Insa. His swirling pattern style is what he calls ‘graffiti fetish’. It is artwork which can be found on clothing and furniture as well as remaining popular on the street and in the gallery. This colourful piece is probably the biggest mural in New Brighton. It’s also one of the brightest


Oakland Cali Bear – Oakland Gallery, Victoria Road

A throw back to a time before the real development of street art in the area. It’s uncertain who actually painted the Cali Bear which now sits over the Oakland Gallery. From what I can discover, the original space for the gallery was due to be a Californian themed restaurant. The Cali Bear was then painted as part of the branding for that space as the bear is a symbol of California.


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