Lagos - City of Street Art
Lagos - a city full of backpackers and tourist trap restaurants? Naaa. Just open your eyes and you’ll find the hottest street art amongst European cities. The latest contribution is five-story skeleton on Avenida dos Descobrimentos, done by the renown spanish artist Aryz begining of June.
The driving force behind the city’s makeover is LAC - Laboratório de Actividades Criativas. Founded in 1995, their main objective is to stimulate and promote artistic creation in and around the southwest Algarve. Their one of a kind project ARTURb is particularly concentrating on Street Art and involves some of the biggest names in the current world of Street Art scene. Aryz already finished his job with the kick off project for this years ARTURb, there are more names to look out for in 2014: Borondo from Portugal or Sepe from Poland.
See here our favorites that not must be missed on your trip to Lagos:
Aryz for Arturb
The latest contribution to Lago’s street art canvas is Aryz’ five-story paintingon Avenida dos Descobrimentos featuring a skeleton with some camera skills. The color palette of this is just beautiful.
Roa, who is famous for his huge scale animal paintings in black and white has made it to Lagos for the ARTUR Festival in 2013 and he left two impressive pieces to look out for, one of that the Flamingo.
Wes21 & Onur’s „Hunt“
To not miss out on any of the master pieces, follow the LAC map: