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Run-of-the-mill graffiti started to cover Lisbon in the 1970s, with taggers emboldened by the democratic revolution.
These days, the street art has moved from the background to front and center as the Portuguese capital has transformed itself into an open-air museum, proudly awash in eye-catching murals, with much of the art sanctioned by the city.
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Recent wall completed by Vhils in April for “Look at Porto”, in the great city of Porto, Portugal.
“The piece combines natural and human elements, with the figure’s eye gazing out poetically towards the city and its old neighbourhoods, humanising the built environment while highlighting the wealth of its human heritage.” 30 more words