Postcard from Lisboa, Portugal: Street Art

Inartistic graffiti scrawled on walls plagues most urban centers, and Lisboa is no exception. But Lisboa also has an abundance of interesting street art, some volunteer and others authorized through a program called Galeria de Arte Urbana.

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For some reason, I take comfort in the words “Every idiot should serve a purpose.” Hey, I try.

To see urban art from other cities featured on this blog, click here.

July 26, 2013, Update: Street-art photographer Stephen Kelley explores Lisbon for Huffington Post.