Glasgow Street Art – The Glasgow Mural Trail

Glasgow Street Art – The Glasgow Mural Trail, Glasgow, Scotland (B)

The Glasgow street art scene is extraordinary. Take a street art tour to see the colourful, beautiful urban art of the famous Glasgow mural trail. The Glasgow street art scene is quite unique and has some of the most extraordinary large scale murals I’ve ever seen. You are more than likely to come across some colourful, vibrant and beautifully painted murals in the city of Glasgow as you walk around, though some are a bit hidden and you need to know where to find them.

Murals started appearing in Glasgow back in 2008 and by now they are an integral part of the city. You hardly see any careless graffiti in Glasgow; large, beautiful, professional-looking murals dominate the scene. That’s because the street art scene in Glasgow is a bit different from many other cities: It is mostly legal and regulated. For the artists, this means the city commissions the artworks and funds their execution. For residents and visitors, it means the walls are covered with top quality art that changes the look of buildings that would otherwise be grey and boring. The city created a Mural Trail with a clear intention of using the art to rejuvenate the streets and public spaces. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Glasgow Street Art – The Glasgow Mural Trail
Guide Location: Scotland » Glasgow
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tal Hayoun
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