Masai (UK): Unveiling the Urban Odyssey

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Title: Mural by Masai (UK)

Creator: Masai (UK)

Date: 2011

Location Created: East London Oct 2011, London, UK

Technique: Freehand Spraycan

Surface: Corrugation/Heavy Slats/Deep Brick

Space: Public (unlikely commissioned)

Photographer: Lee Bofkin


Masai (UK): A Graffiti Art Virtuoso

Creator Overview

Masai (UK): Crafting the Urban Narrative
In the bustling streets of East London, the enigmatic artist known as Masai (UK) left an indelible mark on the city’s urban canvas. Renowned for his freehand spray can technique, Masai’s work blends raw energy with meticulous craftsmanship.

Chronicle of Creation: 2011

A Mural Frozen in Time

The mural by Masai (UK) stands as a testament to the creative fervor of the year 2011. Amidst the dynamic landscape of East London, this masterpiece emerged, capturing the essence of an era through vibrant colors and intricate detailing.

Unveiling East London: Oct 2011

Public Artistry in Unlikely Spaces

Masai’s canvas extended beyond conventional boundaries, adorning surfaces marked by corrugation, heavy slats, and deep brick. This public artwork, though unlikely commissioned, breathed life into the mundane, transforming ordinary spaces into galleries of urban expression.

The Technique: Freehand Spraycan Symphony

Spraying Stories with Precision

Masai’s signature technique involved the freehand mastery of the spray can. Every stroke told a story, and every color spoke a language of its own. The result was a symphony of images that resonated with the pulse of the streets.

Captured by Lee Bofkin: Preserving Street Art Legacies

Photographic Testament

Lee Bofkin, the vigilant eye behind the lens, immortalized Masai’s creation. Through Bofkin’s lens, the world beholds not just a mural but a cultural artifact frozen in time, capturing the essence of Masai’s vision.


Image Source: Lee Bofkin on behalf of Global Street Art

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