Aretha’s on the Rock Shop wall

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On K Road. Street artist Paul Walsh commemorates the Queen of Soul.

He calls his style, ‘pop surrealism’ and also paints utility boxes around the city:

In a city where there are huge billboards and advertisements and hoardings – there is a lot of public space which is colonised by commerce, and it’s nice to have little parts of it which are colourful items for art’s sake – and for no other reason than that,” he says.

Read more about his work in this TV1 feature.