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20 Incredible street murals from artists around the world

Whether they are independent works or part of larger events like festivals, street murals have the potential of completely changing the face of a neighborhood. Sometimes they are fun, lighthearted and simply improve our moods. At other times they can be a heavy critique of society or a deep reflection on life.

Here are some of the greatest examples from recent years:

Spy Booth | Cheltenham, the home of UK Government’s Communications Headquarter – Bansky


The Incredulity of Saint Thomas | Miami – by 2Alas and Case MaClaim


Tolouse, France – by French artist Gris1


Birds | Huelva, Spain – by talented Spanish street artist Man o Matic


Staten Island, NY – Brazilian artist L7M


Cabinet of Curiosity | London – by Zabou


Guarda Rios | Estarreja, Portugal – by Bordalo II during the ObservaRia bird watching event


Huli | Tauranga, New Zealand – by Sean Yoro aka Hula


Lunar Cycle | The largest mural in Paris – by Mademoiselle Maurice


Gold Fox Puppy | London – by artist DZIA


Root of Evil | Rome – Italian painter, illustrator and muralist MP5


Rio de Janeiro – by graffiti artist TARM


Lyon – French artist duo Ella & Pitr


Mother | Brussels – by Polish painter Sainer


Montreal – by Julien “Seth” Malland, better known as GlobePainter


Head in the Clouds | Estarreja, Portugal – by Australian prodigy Fintan Magee


On the old stone quarry of Villars-Fontaine, France, by artist Zest


Aalborg, Denmark – Italian creative Roberto Ciredz


Love Prisoners | Agueda, Portugal – by Italian artist Millo


Samurai Likeism | Berlin – Iranian artist Nafir


Source and Photos: Widewalls