February 19, 2020 getLISBON

We suggest you get to know the artworks of Bordalo II in Lisbon, a young Portuguese artist who has marked with his work the most diverse cities in the world. Street art is by definition ephemeral, it lasts for the lifetime of an abandonment. However, there are pieces that now mark the city and that we don’t want to see them go.Lisbon continues to be faced with graffiti and tags, agents of destruction not only of buildings but also of quality street art that we learn to appreciate with time.However, this urban artistic form of expression with works of increasing…

January 29, 2020 getLISBON

When thinking about the urban art of Entrecampos Station you probably immediately picture in your mind the art intervention on the outside of the station. But did you know that there’s another one inside?Lisbon has been a top choice destination for the graffiters from all over the world, having already countless quality works spread across the entire city.However, to attain this, it took years of tackling illegal graffiti and tags and, simultaneously, the promotion of urban art, which has had an important role in society at different levels.These are the cases of projects that were determinant of the innovation of…

November 20, 2019 getLISBON

The Urban Art Faces in the Blue Wall is a peculiar project of art pieces with one single theme, created on a sky blue 1-km-long wall. Let’s dive in!getLisbon has already had the opportunity of sharing with you the open-air urban art galleries of the municipal neighbourhoods:  The Urban Art Gallery of the Quinta do MochoThe Urban Art of Bairro Padre Cruz in Lisbon As well as the initiative Às 5 no Mercado – The Urban Art of Chão do Loureiro Car Park.This time we’re taking you to Rua das Murtas in the back of the old Júlio de Matos…

September 18, 2019 getLISBON

Today we bring to you the project “Às 5, no Mercado”, an intervention of urban art of Chão do Loureiro car park.The region of Lisbon is replete with street art. In addition to the open-air galleries of the social housing neighbourhoods that getLISBON has had the opportunity of sharing: Urban Art Gallery of the Quinta do MochoThe Urban Art of Bairro Padre Cruz in Lisbon we can also observe works of this art form all across the city, including in the historic centre. The Chão do Loureiro Car Park Inaugurated in 2011, this park is located near São Jorge Castle….

July 10, 2019 getLISBON

Today we suggest you visit the urban art of Bairro Padre Cruz, the biggest social housing neighbourhood of the Iberian Peninsula.Since 2009 that Lisbon has developed a strategy to promote urban art and to simultaneously preserve the heritage and prevent vandalism. This is of the responsibility of GAU – Urban Art Gallery of the Department of Cultural Heritage of the City Council.In the last years, Lisbon has become one of the world capitals of this art form. It is one of the most sought cities by artists from all over the world that leave us countless and recognised works of…