Melbourne is famous worldwide for its street art and Hosier lane is one such prominent laneway near the CBD where this no-vacancy street art could be witnessed. Right opposite to Federation square Atrium is Hosier lane on Flinders’ street.
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Large wall canvas with it stimulating, effervescent and color rich spray paint graffiti automatically towers over you with its rich colorful world of ever-changing artistic expressions. Even trash bins are also decorated with this rich art style at this no-vacancy open air gallery. Melbourne is world famous for art, class and style and is very much evident in its rich urban art culture which is aptly exhibited through its colorful laneways and by lanes. Wander through some of city’s prominent laneways and a rich world of graffiti unfolds before your eyes. Even while sipping your favorite coffee at a street bar, you may catch a glimpse of colorful graffiti either on a café wall or nearby dark dingy laneway.
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Before you start admiring one such graffiti the next one awaits to dazzle you with its rich array of colors splattered all over. It’s quite likely that you may come across some fashion or photo shoot where these large walls become free backdrops. There are such numerous spots across Melbourne’s laneways where such arts could be found. You may often bump into an artist at work… just observe them playing with their artistic expression… you will be amazed by the outcome.
While trawling across various laneways some or other street art form will definitely catch your attention and you suddenly feel like an art connoisseur critically examining them closely and settling for your personal viewpoint. This street art phenomenon could also be experienced through eyes of local tour guides who can bring in-depth knowledge and know how about this decades old rich history of street art, positioning Melbourne as one of the prominent Street art capital of the world.