Crowds and chaos: Oona Hassim solo exhibition at the Woolff Gallery

Oil painting of students marhcing through London street.

A new exhibition showing artworks by Oona Hassim opened this week at the Woolf Gallery in Charlotte Street. From crowds of shoppers to festivals and occupations Hassim captures the excitement and colour of people squeezed together on London's streets. There are several paintings capturing scenes from the Anti-Cuts Demo in March 2011. "I look at …

“If graffiti changed anything – it would be illegal” mural in Fitzrovia is a genuine Banksy

Part of Banksy's website showing outdoor works.

The artwork on a wall in Clipstone Street, Fitzrovia, has now been confirmed as a genuine Banksy after the artist's official website published a picture of it along with his other works. The "If graffiti changed anything - it would be illegal" work was the subject of much speculation about whether it was actually the …

Banksy’s rat daubs graffiti in Fitzrovia

Writing on a wall says: "If graffiti changed anything - it would be illegal"

A new artwork believed to have been created by the artist Banksy has appeared on a wall in Fitzrovia, central London during Easter Monday. The work in blood red paint features the stencilled rat which has appeared in many of his creations.   The red paint which has been slapped on quickly contains runs, and …

Middlesex hospital paintings go on display in National Gallery

Painting of young women waiting in line.

Frederick Cayley Robinson's Acts of Mercy paintings which used to hang in the foyer of the since demolished Middlesex Hospital, Mortimer Street, Fitzrovia, will go on public display at the National Gallery. Local people and Fitzrovia News campaigned to save the beautiful paintings which were due to be sold off by University College London NHS …