As you know, Barcelona is a city where the art shines. In all its streets we can find something beautiful to appreciate. Many well-known artists left their mark in different parts of the city. Street art is not just individual or group expression; it also illustrates stories, moments and characters that tell who we are and what we dream of. In Barcelona there are more and more murals and interventions on facades, walls and even shutters. If there is a mural, there is a great story. Join us in this adventure through the streets of the big city!
In this blog note we recommend some points for you to explore. They are ideal for walking, meeting friends and taking beautiful photos! We are going to tell you about the murals of brand-new talented artists, it is a great opportunity to meet them!
In the Gracia area, always known for its beautiful streets and corners, we can find many beautiful murals. We invite you to walk through the upper Gracia area, near Avenida de Vallcarca so that you can find a great work, for example in Calle de la Farigola, 23. Discover the graffiti on the “AXE Colours Route” in the Gracia neighborhood of Barcelona. AXE COLOURS is a graffiti design and decoration studio founded in Barcelona in 2009 and became famous for the graffiti of protagonists from series like Game of Throne or Breaking Bad: Jon Snow, Daenerys Targaryen, Arya Stark, Walter White etc. Check them out, they are stunning!!
In the case of del Poblenou, we are going to invite you to start the tour along Pere IV street; specifically at number 345, where ‘La Escocesa’ is located, a center for artistic creation where around 21 artists work and in the streets around it there are murals made by themselves. In the block of the streets Agricultura, Veneçuela, Treball and Pallars there are more murals and also one of the most recognized of the artist La Castillo, is the “Molt Honorable” of the artist La Castillo.
Sant Marti is a neighborhood where art is growing a lot. Every time you can find new spectacular murals to discover. How about going to find one that you haven’t seen yet? There is a mural of a woman with a mask wondering “Will everything turn out okay?” Go see it and you will ask yourself how it is possible to transmit so many feelings with a simple painting on a wall.
Barrio Gótico y Raval
In these neighborhoods, we can find art literally on every street. Did you know that one of the great illustrators has works in these cities? His name is Karm and he does great work. Find some of his works at Carrer de Sant Pere Més Baix 56 or Carrer del Comte d’Urgell. You will love it!
Now go and enjoy the graffiti art route in your favorite city Barcelona!