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Amongst the plethora of graffiti tags that are found around various European capitals, such as Amsterdam,Paris and Berlin, there are a few artistic gems just waiting to be discovered. And some of the colorful artworks have been painted by none other than the female graffiti artist Zaira from Basel,Switzerland. Through her artworks Zaira has not only managed to add some color to the streets of many of Europe’s capitals and towns, but she’s also managed to leave a girly yet super edgy mark on what appears to be a predominantly male dominated art form.
Amsterdam is perhaps most famous for its canals, coffee shops and lush green parks. Yet, the colorful city is also pretty artistic too! Apart from the array of fine museums,which can be quite costly to enter but otherwise completely worthwhile, there’s also plenty of street art to see in Amsterdam’s open-air museum. So, if you happen to have some free time to explore the Venice of the north, rent a bike and get ready to explore the world of Amsterdam Street Art! Below our article highlights a few murals and works of art that can be found all around the city. Have a read through this post and find out where you can spot them!
Amsterdam Street Art Guide
Upon walking down Spuistraat, one of Amsterdam’s most derelict streets, you’ll most likely pass by a few of the Dutch capital’s artistic gems. And 0ne of the artworks you’ll most probably lay your eyes on is one that was painted by Dutch street artist Sjem Bakkus. Indeed, there’s no doubt that this menacing fish baring a pointed, toothy grin will stare out at you with its bulging eyes and call for your attention.