Street artist Jimmy C creates railway arch mural in memory of London Bridge terror attacks: Jimmy C's artwork at Southwark

Tuesday 27 Mar 2018

Street artist Jimmy C creates railway arch mural in memory of London Bridge terror attacks

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Street artist Jimmy C, known in London for his work paying tribute to David Bowie and William Shakespeare, has produced a major work of art in memory of the London Bridge terror attacks.

The work shows a series of hearts floating in space and is painted under one of Network Rail’s arches on Stoney Street, in Southwark. The attacks, on June 3, 2017, took place in the surrounding area.

Jimmy said: “London is a great city, a city of the world, with people from all cultures living and working here. The terror attacks shocked everyone who loves our city. It is a great honour to be able to create a lasting image to the memory of those who lost their lives and to the resilience and spirit of London.”

Network Rail’s Eddie Burton, who manages community rail projects and worked with Jimmy C on the project, said: “We’ve worked closely with Jimmy C in the past and knew he would create something beautiful for London on our arch.”

Network Rail previously worked with Jimmy C on a Shakespeare portrait on Clink Street, Southwark.

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