Graffiti in other countries – Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel in the Azores

I recently returned from a trip to the largest of the nine islands in the Azores, which are located  in the North Atlantic, not far from the coast of Portugal. I noticed immediately that there was an abundance of beautiful graffiti all around the capital city of Ponta Delgada. Some examples:

White flower FacesSeahorseSea facesDeer tentaclePineapple shipSquidGirl with dogKid in carriageMonkeyguyOld womanPufferfish

For more information on the history, politics and art of street graffiti , please check out some of these books from our stacks:

The art of getting over : graffiti at the millennium

The history of American graffiti

Crimes of style : urban graffiti and the politics of criminality

Getting up : subway graffiti in New York

Graffiti women : street art from five continents

Stencil graffiti

Street art : the graffiti revolution

RackGaki : Japanese graffiti

The world atlas of street art and graffiti

…And many more!

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