Brazilian artists are renowned worldwide for their great talent for graffiti expression. The Gemini and Eduardo Kobra, for example, are national names that receive merit and prestige being invited to paint works on walls around the world. This recognition is the result of overcoming a prejudice against graffiti as an artistic form, a hallmark in the history of this type of painting.
A movement that was once considered vandalism gained very strong power around the late 1970s as a form of resistance to dictatorship. São Paulo artists were inspired by American movements and performed urban interventions as a protest. The drawings and graphics have already generated many controversies, but today they are represented around the world in important points of major cities, such as London, Berlin, Barcelona and New York.
Sao Paulo, one of the main Brazilian cities, also fits this list. The city is marked by various artistic expressions and graffiti is one of the most striking forms. This tour lasts four hours and goes through some of the main points of the city related to the subject. We'll know the birthplace of graffiti in the city, as well as studios and galleries that host the main street artists.