Take a Graffiti Tour in Bogota.
Bogota street artists update their work every couple years. You can see Chapinero murals from 2009 in the previous post, Chapinero in Pictures. Few of those remain. Below are the new editions.
See my other mural collections:
- Artists are starting to incorporate natural images. Lots of frogs and jungle. I like it.
- More and more, corporate acts are getting involved in Bogota street art. Most notable is Sprite, also Immortals (film) and Alcatraz (show).
- On Calle 57 west of Caracas (technically Teusaquillo, not Chapinero) is a huge Free Palestine mural by Toxicomano, Bogota’s most famous artists.
- Nature, corporate sponsors, Palestine, and large murals are grouped together.
- The image of a police officer on Calle 55 just east of Caracas (also known as the Mariachi block) is a new edition on what once was the top dope street in Chapinero. The coke spots shut down and the cop mural went up.
- One of the nature murals features an Indian shooting a blowgun – bad ass.
- I got the fresh Calle 53 mural in progress, with the artist. They’re starting to put out “Apoya Arte” (Support Art) cans for donations while they work, plus email addresses in their works.
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