If you like street art, you’ll want to discover Brighton graffiti. An easy day trip from London, Brighton has some beautiful scale murals by Aroe, Banksy, and others.
Whether you’re spending in Bristol a couple of days or only a few hours, maybe on the way to Bath, there’s one thing you shouldn’t miss: Bristol Street Art.
Street art and graffiti can tell a story about a city as much as historical landmarks. Only it’s not the story of monarchs, nobles, wealthy families or the Church. Street Art is created by “ordinary” people,
I started being more seriously interested into street art a few years ago, after a trip to Brighton where for the first time I saw some seriously beautiful and creative murals.
It might sound strange to many, but in Italy, we’re often plagued with senseless graffiti which are nothing more than vandalism and little quality street art, although this started to change over the last few years. The reason is simple: we have so many historical – and wonderful – buildings that there’s not much available space left for street artists.
From the St. Pauli U-Bahn station or the Reeperbahn S-Bahn stop the best way to discover the graffiti is wandering along Clemens-Schultz Strasse and Simon-von-Utrecht Strasse, meandering through the perpendicular streets and entering the passages often hiding more paintings.
The best – and my favorites – are a series of wall paintings by Ray de la Cruz (also known as Ray DLC) covering a large portion of a building in Simon-von-Utrecht. Bright colors, characters from cartoons, allusions to Pop Art and classic advertising illustrations.
Once home to the fruits and vegetables wholesale market, Marseille Cours Julien has become a hipster neighbourhood with trendy café, restaurants, shops and colorful street art and graffiti covering most of the facades. Vibrant and colorful, Marseille Cours Julien is a must-see for street art lovers Perched up on a hill, Cours Julien and the …
Never would I have expected to feel mesmerized by Marseille, the Old Town, and the charming ‘Quartier Le Panier‘, the oldest part of the city. It took me only a few steps up one of the narrow alleys from the old port to be enchanted. Old houses with pastel colored shutters, laundry hanging on the …
I walked along Berlin East Side Gallery on a gray, windy, and cold day of March, huddled up in my jacket while silently looking at the wall paintings celebrating freedom after the Wall’s collapse, which started on November 9, 1989. A memorial for a sad past, a sign of hope for a future of freedom As …