Europe, Photography, Travel

Photo Friday: Reykjavik Street Art

What can I say? It has been a whirlwind few weeks making our way through nature’s playground – Iceland! While I did happen to miss Wednesday’s post, I give you some Friday awesomeness to bring in your weekend.

Reykjavik, Iceland has some of the best street art/graffiti I’ve seen and on a massive scale. The colors are just stunning along with the fact they take up an entire side of a building. It is a wonder how so much art comes from a population of 300,000. It brings a smile to my face knowing that art is not only plentiful but is encouraged in any medium. It is a staple of their culture!

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22 thoughts on “Photo Friday: Reykjavik Street Art”

  1. The chicken, the giraffe and the monkey are my favourites here. Give me cartoon animal graffiti and I give you smiles! I LOVE street art, and like you say it’s awesome that such a small population produces this kind of art 🙂

  2. I LOVED walking around Reykjavik and seeing all the street art. Like you, I was surprised to find so much! It just adds to how colorful the city is.

  3. I took some if these exact same shits when I was there last year! The street art was pretty darn cool. Did you see the guerilla knitting on the trees too?

  4. This was one of those things that I LOVED about Reykjavik. Some of the street art that I loved was less traditional too, like a map of Iceland made of broken glass and what looked like dripping paint made out of glitter. It’s a magical place and like you said its inspiring to be around so much creativity!

    1. I have seen a bit from New York but I would put the styles in different categories. While Reykjavik is extremely colorful, I would say that NYC has more technical pieces.

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