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5 Cities to See Powerful Street Art

5 Cities to See Powerful Street Art

Streets are full of life. We could see a person from every culture and religion while going through the streets. Graffiti or street art is the way to represent that life in the form of art. For art lovers, graffiti art is one of the most loving and inspiring arts. Today, I am going to talk about 5 cities in the world that offer powerful street art that is worth seeing. So, let us have a look at them.

New York City, USA

New York City, USA

New York is well-known in the world for producing influential street artists. From the king of the graffiti art: Blade to poster boy many legendary artists emerged from this state. It is known as the hub of street art for over a decade. There was a time when this city was considered a state wracked by crime. It was the time when street art originated in this city. Due to the bad conditions in the city, the men and children started bombing the cars and buildings with graffiti tags. It was considered a criminal and harmful act at that time.  But it turned into the most beautiful art later and even made its place all over the world. If you visit this city, you can find art in every niche. You can find the best arts in Manhattan Chelsea, Hunts points in the Bronx, Graffiti Hall of Fame, mixed-media collage, Coney Art Walls, Crack is Wack, and many others.

Berlin, Germany

You can find world-class street art in Berlin. This city has been designated as a city of design by UNESCO. Every street of this city itself tells you the story of its art. The art implies the era of the cold war. The biggest example of a street wall present in this city is the stretches of the old Berlin wall.  The Berlin wall was begun to be built in 1961 during the cold war. It has been the evidence of the sorrow and pain suffered by the city at that time. Many families were separated and thousands of people lost their lives. If anyone is visiting this city for the first time and can’t afford to miss seeing the beauty of this place. I am sure you couldn’t stop yourself from getting amazed by this art. Along with this, you can find other famous street art here such as no man’s land, east side gallery, large-scale astronaut, checkpoint charlie, Berlin Wall Mural, and many others.

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires is another city that portrays the world’s best street art. It is famous for its versatile paintings and graffiti scenes. Most of the tourists visit to see a square in Colegiales which is a great place to see graffiti and street art.  You can find murals painted at a high scale by local artists such as Jim vision and Jaz.  The government of the city has also motivated and supported street art. There is only a need to get approval from the government. Because of this freedom, you can find art from artists all over the world. Every year, many street art festivals are hosted by this city in which artists from all countries come to participate. The most visited artistic places in Buenos Aires are The neighborhood of Villa Urquiza, Caminito around La Boca’s tourist center,  Federico Lacroze. You can also find the huge murals painted by Italian artist Blu.

Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne is the most visited city by the traveler, especially with artistic interests. It is a blend of art and culture of different established cultures. For its art and culture, it is considered the cultural capital of Australia. You can easily find whole streets dedicated to street art and paintings here. Here, the art is vibrant and is managed carefully by the government. They also encourage young and talented artists to register themselves for creating such paintings. The most visited places for art seeing are Union Street, Bourke Street, and Hosier Lane. There is a lot of street art to explore in Melbourne.

Bristol, UK

Bristol, UK

Bristol is considered the home to the world’s famous street artists. The great street artist Mercurial Bansky also belongs to this city. Young and creative artists all over the world love to visit this place for motivation. This city is the best example of how art can make it place from nothing to something widely accepted in society. You can easily find the walls and the streets of the city designed with graffiti art. You can find the chunks of the culture of this city alongside streets, under passes, and over bridges. Every year a festival is organized by the graffiti management of the city in which artists from all countries of the world are invited to paint the walls in the neighborhood of Bedminster and Southville. The other places to visit to see wonderful art in this city are A hip city, Central bristol: Grim Reaper, museums, music venues, and Hanover place.

Conclusion

Street art is an incredible part of the artistry. You must visit the above listed cities to view and behold them from close. A good idea is to get souvenirs so that it stays in your memory. At times, souvenirs are pretty expensive, so it’s better to keep them safe. Generally speaking, it’s a good idea to look for female bodyguards for hire, who can do the needful to keep your house safe at all times.

 

Betty is a part time arts student and a full time Netfix Junkie. She travels along the east coast to set up art installations for her audience. She loves to play with colors and incorporates this theory in everything she does. Betty is often on the lookout for new TV series, movies and food trends in her free time.

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