The so-called 'street art' in Lisbon was getting out of hand. After a long period of cleanups, Lisbon City Council finally decided to acknowledge graffiti and urban art as a legitimate form of creative expression and facilitate, support and institutionalize it.


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And this is the result! Lisbon became a much better place to take a walk or explore.

Things were getting out of control

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You could wake up with your van like this

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Things were definitely getting totally out of control

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Until one day, urban art became sponsored by the City Council. Nowadays, you're free to express your creativity on the city walls and beautiful paintings are popping up all over the city

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And Beautiful Paintings Start To Pop Up All Over The City

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Night Owl 4 weeks ago

Wow

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And One Day Urban Art Become Sponsored By The City Council

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Stella Rose 1 month ago

It's my dream to live in a city where you're free to make art everywhere you go!

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Just Don't Know If The Garbage Also Belongs To The Sculpture!

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Gobitha Thavarajah 4 weeks ago

This is me when I want to give up but also want to hold on at the same time!

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Street Art

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Lina S. 4 weeks ago

Love the sassy grandma!

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On A 10 Floor Building!

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Dolicious 1 month ago

Well this building really needed some color!

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Found This One Just By A Kindergarten

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love life you only live once 4 weeks ago

this perfectly captures the love between mother and baby! so cute! :)

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And Nowadays, With The Proper Permissions, You're Free To Express Your Creativity On The City Walls

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Night Owl 4 weeks ago

Heaven and hell, light and dark

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#8

Lisbon Citizens Can Smile Now

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Daria Z 1 month ago

All these small details wow!

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...and Lisbon Became A Much Better Place For A Walk

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Sei Ichirou 4 weeks ago

I did a bit of research - didn't take too long. According to http://www.imagesofportugal.net : Tribute stone work to the iconic Fado singer Amália Rodrigues by Alexandre Farto aka Vihls e Ruben Alves. Alfama district, Lisbon. Portugal

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In The Alfama Neighborhood

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Night Owl 4 weeks ago

What's the story behind the red armless mannequin? Probably from the boutique and there's not enough place inside

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On A Family House

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Lyndsey 4 weeks ago

Love the spiritual vibe from this.

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Street Art

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Night Owl 4 weeks ago

Colorful frogster

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Street Art

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#14

I Think That Crown Doesn't Belong To The Original Painting!

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love life you only live once 4 weeks ago

wow realilistic

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Baam! Boring Access Stairs Now Full Of Color

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Hendra Lim 4 weeks ago

eye poke, ear poke, and shut up combo?

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#16

...difficult To Interpret This One

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#17

On The Access Street To A School

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Franca Maven 4 weeks ago

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