9 Of The Best Cities To See Street Art

  • GAURAV TEMBE
  • Jul 16, 2015
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Some of the most crazy and bizarre things of your dreams come true when you take a walk around the streets of these amazing cities full of street art. Prepare to just keep on gaping, with your jaws dropped. We have listed some of the cities you should definitely plan a trip to if you are a street art lover.

1. Mexico City, Mexico

The city just recently became more colorful after All City Canvas was organised. The graffiti art in Mexico City conducted for this project was legalized by the authorities. 9 artists, some local and some foreign, were encouraged to paint their impressionist art on the buildings, making them nothing short of breathtaking works of art.

  

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2. Buenos Aires, Argentina

 In Buenos Aires, Street art tours are a popular way to see the work of Argentine artist Martin Ron and international street artists such as Blu.

 

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3. London, UK

While visiting London may be far from cheap, at least you can look at the wide variety of street art for free.

 

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4. New York City, USA

Lately, artists have been flocking to the Bushwick, Brooklyn area. Here you can check out a few well-known graffiti artists of the NY area, such as Buff Monster, who uses bright pops of pink as his trademark signature.

 

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5. Prague, Czech Republic

Most of the streets of Prague are splashed with graffiti art. Graffiti is an active creative outlet here, allowing so much culture to be seen throughout the writings on the walls. Some well-known street artists responsible for a lot of the work done throughout Prague include CRYTIC257, SKARF, TRON, and EPOS 257.

  

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6. Lisbon, Portugal

Under the Crono Project artists were commissioned to paint neglected buildings in Lisbon, and in 2011 there was an exhibition held to show off the brilliant collection of work.

 

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7. Lodz, Poland

With graffiti art as large as 10 stories tall, the scenes splashed on the buildings throughout Lodz are incredible to witness.

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8. Paris, France

 Out of the many sights to see in Paris, the innovative street art should definitely be a must-see in your list.

 

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9. Los Angeles, California, US

Head to La Brea Boulevard, the L.A. Arts District, Culver City, and Melrose Avenue (pictured) for some of the city's best examples of street art.

 

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