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Director Paul Feig chooses Stik’s ‘Phoenix Garden Mural’ as the perfect romantic backdrop to his seasonal movie ‘Last Christmas’, 2019

November 18, 2019

Street artist Stik’s mural in the Phoenix Garden, a local community garden in central London, has been chosen by film Director Paul Feig to be the romantic backdrop in his latest movie ‘Last Christmas’. Stik’s simple stick figures wordlessly tell the story of his community and he frequently collaborates with hospitals, charities and homeless organisations. Stik’s simple compositions portray […]

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Thierry Noir and STIK paint two sections of the Berlin Wall to mark the 30th anniversary of its fall, November 2019

November 9, 2019

Thierry Noir and STIK have collaborated with the Imperial War Museum to paint two original segments of the Berlin wall, which came down on 9 November 1989 signalling the end of the Cold War. The duos collaboration marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Titled ‘WALL’ the composition features two figures facing towards each other, […]

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Stolen £300,000 Stik Sculptures Returned to the Community Garden, London 2019

July 13, 2019

Hackney based artist STIK donated three large artworks on the opening of the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden in Hackney ten years ago. Sadly the three artworks were stolen last November in a coordinated night-time raid, only weeks after a similar sculpture raised £150,000 in a charity sale at Christie’s. Dalston Eastern Curve Garden is a vitally needed […]

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STIK’s Missing Community Mural Returns To Poland After a 5 Year Campaign! 2019

June 21, 2019

STIK’s missing ‘Community Mural’ returns to Gdansk, Poland after a 5 year campaign, and the remnants of the second missing artwork is ‘Decommissioned’ by STIK. In 2011 British artist STIK painted a large mural in Gdansk, Poland with Laznia Centre for Contemporary Art. Afterwards STIK stopped off to make another, collaborative mural with young people […]

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Street Art with More Impact, Recap of 2018

December 26, 2018

Street art can promote conversation and highlight social, political and environmental issues and has always been a powerful platform to convey messages to the masses. Check out the street art murals brought to us in 2018 that promote injustices and inspire hope for our future… JANUARY A new mural by anonymous artist Banksy appeared in Hull, UK. The […]

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Missing STIK Mural from 2011 to be returned to its original location, Gdansk, Poland 2018

December 20, 2018

An amicable agreement between British street artist STIK and Gallery owner Andrew Lamberty has been signed this week after years’ of negotiation for the return of a community mural, painted as part of the 2011 Brit-Cult festival at Łaznia Centre for Contemporary Art in Gdansk, Poland. STIK painted the 150ft (45metre) mural on steel shipping […]

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Stik’s tallest mural ‘Big Mother’ brings the house down at Phillips Auction, 2018

December 8, 2018

Britain’s tallest mural ‘Big Mother’ a protest by artist STIK against the destruction of social housing has finally come to the end of its life when the 14-storey social housing block it was painted on was demolished this autumn. “Its demolition has immortalised this message.” STIK Meanwhile, locals were quick to recognise the potential value […]

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Stik Sculpture Fetches a Staggering £150,000 at Christies Auction for Theatre Charity, 2018

October 15, 2018

An artwork by STIK has been sold for £150,000 ($197,000) at Christies Auction after nearly a decade nailed to a brick wall in London’s East-End. The 236cm (8ft) wooden sculpture titled ‘Up On The Roof’ was originally put up by the artist in 2010 whilst working with theatre group ‘Cardboard Citizens‘ who work exclusively with […]

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Stik, Wooden Stik Sculpture "Up on the Roof" to be auctioned off at Christies Auction House for Cardboard Citizens Charity 2018. Photo Credit Stik

Street Artist Stik Auctions Rare Sculpture in aid of Cardboard Citizens Charity, Christies 2018

September 18, 2018

A rare sculpture made in 2009 for Stik’s “Diva” exhibition is on sale at Christies Auction in aid of homeless theatre company Cardboard Citizens. The sculpture was from a series of sixteen unique sculptures, where only three are known to have survived. The life size artwork was titled “Up on the Roof”, named after the Cardboard Citizens theatre […]

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STIK, Street Art Mural, Avenue of the Immigrants, New York 2017. Photo credit @just_a_spectator

Street Artist STIK Paints new Mural on Avenue of the Immigrants, New York City 2017

June 27, 2017

East London based street artist Stik is back in the Big Apple to grace the streets with another huge Stik mural. The new Stik mural, can be found on the corner of Allen St. and Delancey, New York. Since 2004, Allen street was co-named as “Avenue of the Immigrants” and the area used to be a big […]

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STIK waves the Rainbow Flag of Pride at Christies Auction, 2017

March 29, 2017

The official ‘Pride’ banner for the borough of Hackney made by International artist Stik is to be sold at Christies auction house to raise funds for the LGBTQ+ charity. The banner was paraded through London mounted on a London taxi at the 2016 ‘Pride is London’ parade and has been on loan to Hackney Museum, […]

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