I’m a great fan of good street art. (Sprayed tags don’t count! I said ‘art’.) We all know about Banksy et al, and I’ve posted about Sun, Sea and Spray in Blackpool. I was interested, therefore, when I watched tonight’s One Show on BBC1. It had an item about Walter Kershaw, who painted murals (or ‘muriels’ as we used to call them) on the gable ends of condemned terrace houses in Rochdale in the sixties.
These are a couple of images from an article in the Guardian:
And here is another from a BBC site:
I’d not come across him before and need to check him out, probably starting with Walter’s own site.