Street Art Fans Use Google Maps Street View to Locate Best Pieces in UK

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published: Mar 20, 2009 • References: arrestedmotion
We've featured a ton of street art at Trend Hunter, and much of it was found on UK buildings. With the launch of Google Maps Street View in the UK, graffiti fans have been noticing the best street art in their neighborhoods and posting geotagged links to their favorite graffiti pieces online.

A thread on Banksy's forum points readers to graffiti on Google Maps Street View that were created by iconic street artists like Banksy, JR, Shepard Fairey, and D-Face. What a great way to share the sights of your neighborhood with the world! Stats for Geotagged Graffiti Trending: Older & Average
Research: 27,274 clicks in 375 w
Interest: 4 minutes
Concept: Geotagged Graffiti
Related: 83 examples / 64 photos
Segment: Males, 12-55
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