Thumbs up on pigs in Bacon Street and other London news

It has been quiet here (too busy with non-London things...) but now I want to do an overview of London news I came across recently and wanted to share with you.
#1 Thumbs up on Trafalgar Square's fourth plinth
#2 London seen from a helicopter
#3 Stik (and other street art) in Shoreditch

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David Bailey at NPG

You definitely know one of the famous portaits David Bailey made of a variety of artists and fashion icons. At the moment there's an exhibition about his career at the National Portrait Gallery: 'Bailey's Stardust'. A must-see when in London!

As an East-Londoner, David Bailey (°1938) made a bunch of photographs of the East End during the sixties. There are beautiful black and white pictures showing the area before its gentrification as well as a series of 'East End faces' with people from the neighbourhood. The exhibition also contains photos of his travels to Sudan, Papua New Guinea and Delhi.

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcDq9spvy08?rel=0&w=560&h=315]

Bailey's Stardust until June 1 at the National Portrait Gallery, London.

Find a floorplan here.