The so-called 'street art' in Lisbon was getting out of hand. After a long period of cleanups, Lisbon City Council finally decided to acknowledge graffiti and urban art as a legitimate form of creative expression and facilitate, support and institutionalize it. And this is the result!
Things were getting out of control
You could wake up with your van like this
Things were definitely getting totally out of control
Until one day, urban art became sponsored by the City Council. Nowadays, you're free to express your creativity on the city walls and beautiful paintings are popping up all over the city