The Best Cities for Street Art

Some of the world’s most creative artwork lives—often temporarily—on buildings, walls, and sidewalks. Here’s where to find it.

Berlin

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Where to Go: In the 20 years since the demolition of the Berlin Wall (whose western face was famously blanketed with graffiti), street artists have been steadily invading the city’s easterly districts. They’ve gotten particularly busy in the neighborhoods of Mitte, Kreuzberg (especially around Falckensteinstrasse and Schlesische Strasse), and Friedrichshain—where the longest-remaining piece of the wall still stands, covered by stencils and spray-painted tags.

What to Look For: Striking stenciled figures from artists Alias and Xoooox (pictured) and the signature, spray-painted shaking fists of native Berliner Kripoe.

 

 

 

The Best Cities for Street Art

Berlin

Where to Go: In the 20 years since the demolition of the Berlin Wall (whose western face was famously blanketed with graffiti), street artists have been steadily invading the city’s easterly districts. They’ve gotten particularly busy in the neighborhoods of Mitte, Kreuzberg (especially around Falckensteinstrasse and Schlesische Strasse), and Friedrichshain—where the longest-remaining piece of the wall still stands, covered by stencils and spray-painted tags.

What to Look For: Striking stenciled figures from artists Alias and Xoooox (pictured) and the signature, spray-painted shaking fists of native Berliner Kripoe.

 

 

 

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