Art/Culture/Travel – Graffiti Glamour!

Art/Culture/Travel – Graffiti Glamour!

Girl Who Would be KING

Murals, *Graffiti, Street Art…..

By Pao - in Rome, Italy By Pao – in Rome, Italy.  SpongeBob Square Pants.  I’m familiar with the character but never watched the cartoon.  I find this humorous.

Call it what you will but there are some truly astounding works to behold all around the globe.  Besides beautifying otherwise downtrodden neighbourhoods and offering innovative art to the public for free, the transient nature of street art is part of its appeal.  It’s also a lot nicer than looking at a blank wall. Street art is an ephemeral thing. Here today, maybe gone tomorrow. Many a mural has been erased due to the whims of local governments and the impulses of other street artists. I was upset to notice that an intricately beautiful mural I’ve always admired on a gelato shop had been painted over.

So I thought it would be fun to post the TOP TEN BEST…

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