Graffiti – is it art? Judging by the growing number of works by talented contemporary artists, street art in Melbourne is an impressive scene which has definitely matured.
Melbourne has a reputation for a buzzing graffiti artists scene, but knowing where to find examples of graffiti, stencil art and abstract art in laneways in Melbourne usually requires some inside tips. Although you probably won’t find stencil art in the National Gallery of Victoria any time soon, certain independent art galleries in Melbourne have begun to specialise in this style.
Where are the best places to view awesome street art graffiti in Melbourne?