The best graffiti in Italy

 

Lucca graffiti

 

Rule #38 of Robert Reid’s “44 Little Travel Rules No One Tells You” is to take photos of things that might change. I couldn’t agree more (and I wish I had photos of the pink snakeskin fashion craze that hit Milan in 2001!) A fabulous subject in this category is graffiti. Pay attention to graffiti in Italy and you’ll notice political themes, sports themes, the usual swear words, and my favorite: love graffiti. 

 

As someone who has had to scrub gang-related graffiti from my front fence here in Chicago, I don’t condone graffiti per se – though street art is great – but where else in the world can you find graffiti about everlasting love?

 

Graffiti Italy

Photo by Marika Bortolami via Flickr, licensed under CC BY 2.0

 

I also find political graffiti interesting, though I’m sure a lot of it is over my head. 

Graffiti Italy

“Wake Up Italy” by Dawid Palen via Flickr, licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0

 

 

I Love You photo taken in Lucca by Sanjay; Photo of bench by Auro; Photo of political graffiti by Gabba Gabba Hey

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