Street art says a lot about a place; It gives you an opening into the soul of a city. In my opinion there is a huge gulf between street art and “graffiti” but you rarely get street art without a prevalence of graffiti. Maybe precisely the openness needed for one breeds the other.
Either way, the buildings of Reykjavik are privy to a huge amount of it. These were some of my highlights: (warning: very photo heavy!)
What is your opinion on street art? Do you think it adds to a community or takes away from it?
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