The Brixton murals are a series of murals by local artists in the Brixton area, in London, UK. Most of the murals were funded by Lambeth Council and the Greater London Council after the Brixton riots in 1981.
Art - Murals
The murals portray politics, community and ideas. Many are now in a state of disrepair and some are no longer there.
Nuclear Dawn by Brian Barnes and Christine Thomas who painted feet and Houses of Parliament- 1982. This mural was painted by Brian Barnes between 1981 and 1982. It depicts a giant skeleton standing over London whilst the nuclear bomb destroys the city. This mural reflects the politics of the day and features the Tory Party in a bunker as chaos reigns above ground.