January 27, 2021 getLISBON

The urban art of Graça neighbourhood is today another prominent spot in this art form in Lisbon, given its quality and relevant number of murals. In approaching this set of artworks, we have a specific purpose, that of revealing those in which the common denominator is women. Although the importance of female participation in society is increasingly impactful, much remains to be done. And it is therefore necessary to emphasise the importance of gender equality. Everyone’s contribution, without exception, is fundamental to the development and evolution of humanity. The pieces of urban art of Graça neighbourhood that we bring today…

December 2, 2020 getLISBON

In this article regarding urban art about social causes in Lisbon, we’ve gathered art pieces from writers that highlight important concepts that concern everyone. The 21st century is marked by globalisation and the technological and digital revolution that represent a milestone in the evolution of humanity. Despite progress, many problems persist while others emerge. These issues still have to be fought to achieve a more respectful world towards rights, differences, nature, the environment… It never hurts to (try to) raise awareness, especially among the youngest layer, on the countless issues existing in the society we live in. Urban art has…

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…