November 11, 2020 getLISBON

In this article about urban art tributes to personalities in Lisbon, we bring you art pieces that highlight people and/or events that deserve to be well-known. Urban art, like other artistic expressions, is often a way of manifesting dissatisfaction towards issues that affect us as a society or problems that affect us globally. It’s in this art that we also witness tributes to national and foreign individuals who, in some way, have excelled in different areas or who have contributed with their effort and dedication to a better world. Join Lisbon: Street art Tour and get to know other urban…

September 30, 2020 getLISBON

The urban art of Marvila is a relevant spot in Lisbon that is worth getting to know. We’ll explore it in different places in this civil parish of the east zone of the city. Marvila Civil Parish Marvila Antiga Marvila is a territory where large social housing neighbourhoods predominate. These were built between the 70s and 90s in order to house families of different origins and life situations. Its past connected to industry left as evidence factories, warehouses, worker housing that are part of the landscape of its historic centre, Marvila Antiga (old Marvila). The recent tendency to transform these…

February 19, 2020 getLISBON

Updated in June 2020 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…

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. We suggest you to join Lisbon: Street Art Tour and find out the variety of urban artworks in the city. However, to attain this, it took years of tackling illegal graffiti and tags and, simultaneously, the promotion of urban art, which has…

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 This time we’re taking you to Rua das Murtas in the back of the old Júlio de Matos Hospital, current Centro Hospitalar Psiquiátrico de Lisboa (Hospital – Mental Health Service), in the zone of Avenidas Novas….