Barcelona’s breath-taking street art

“Imagine a city where graffiti wasn’t illegal, a city where everybody could draw whatever they liked. Where every street was awash with a million colours and little phrases. Where standing at a bus stop was never boring. A city that felt like a party where everyone was invited, not just the estate agents and barons of big business. Imagine a city like that and stop leaning against the wall – it’s wet.” ― BanksyWall and Piece

Just imagine.

Last week I wandered Barcelona’s streets and discovered Spain’s colourful walls, marked by talented artists. I’m a massive fan of street art and get particularly snap-happy when I’m in a new city and know there are walls that can make me smile.

So, I’m just going to leave these here and hopefully they’ll make you smile too.

Pic credit: Katie Wilter

“Graffiti is one of the few tools you have if you have almost nothing. And even if you don’t come up with a picture to cure world poverty you can make someone smile while they’re having a piss.” ― BanksyBanging Your Head Against a Brick Wall

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