To say that the street art scene in Athens has mushroomed is an understatement. All over the city, commercial buildings and homes have become visually cluttered with a blend of beautiful artistic murals, cheeky street art, and ugly graffiti. Imagine busy patterned wallpaper that makes you turn your head away.
Don’t get me wrong, I adore Athens and high-quality street art, but enough is enough with the overdose of ugly graffiti. I’m hoping the next fad will be to paint the city white. Below find what I consider the good, the bad, and the ugly examples of street art and graffiti in Athens.
And, the ugly: