Before I started travelling, I didn’t know much about street art. In fact, I generally dismissed it. I had been taught that graffiti was illegal vandalism often done by troubled teens as a relatively harmless act of rebellion. 1,226 more words
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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.