Melbourne may be known as Australia’s street art capital, but Brisbane is an emerging artistic force with an impressive diversity of street art. With many talented artists choosing to live and work in Queensland; there is a creative buzz on the streets of the sunshine state.
Brisbane City has long held an impressive collection of permanent public art spanning from the banks of the Brisbane River to the Roma Street Parklands. It is exciting to see the emergence of a dynamic street art culture sitting side-by-side with this public art collection. While some resistance to temporary public artworks still exists, you only need to round a street corner or drive through an underpass to see this art form is growing, springing up throughout the city.
The expansion of the street art scene in Queensland is also due to the global recognition of street art as ‘legitimate’ art, it is no…
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