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Barcelona Street Style Tours
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The Barcelona style is naïve, young, colourful and fun. And Barcelona street art/graffiti is certainly no exception.
Barcelona Street Style Tours is an opportunity to discover a side of Barcelona you walk by every day. For street artists, their canvas is public—anyone can enjoy and appreciate their work. The walking tours are free; donations accepted based on the tour’s value to each individual. The walk is taken at a relaxed pace and there’s always an opportunity to stop for a beer or bocadillo along the way. When tourism really began to boom, Barcelona was already home to unprohibited graffiti and street art. At this point, vandalism laws became a little stricter in hopes of luring in blossoming businesses. You may notice, though, that these rules haven’t done much to slow down street art. While most artists do abide in avoiding building walls, shutter doors are generally fair game. Many local business owners even commission local artists to paint their doors in order to avoid the general, egocentric graffiti in favour of more thought-provoking street art. You’ll even find that street art can range from tiles, sculptures, posters, stenciled art or tagging.
There are two separate tours: El Borne/Gothic Quarter Street Excursion and Raval Street Adventure. For more information and tour times, visit their Facebook page, Barcelona Street Style Tours. Many of the artists are also exhibited at the Montana Gallery and Base Elements.
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Montana Gallery www.montanagallerybarcelona.com
Base Elements www.baseelements.net