Even though there have been a ton of posts about Ukraine's street art on this blog, I still have more pictures left over.
Seeing as how it's been 1.5 years since we left Kharkiv, it's probably time to dust these guys off and make space on the computer for new photos. (There are also a few repeats in here that I just really liked.)
Hope you enjoy! :)
Art for Kids
I think it's cool how many of the massive gloomy Soviet buildings brighten themselves up with happy cartoon artwork. Would that make your day if you were a kid?
Another bright spot in an otherwise gray world- private garages. Check out all these people who opted for art!
The Stuff That's Just As Depressing As You'd Expect
My Favorite Dinosaur
This guy just looks so mischievous. Doesn't he make you laugh?
The Other (Non-Dino) Animals
And a pina colada.
The Really Colorful Stuff
Writers and Words
Featuring Taras Shevchenko, Alexander Pushkin, and a smattering of Ukrainian/Russian/English sentiments.
Then Vs. Now
And that's it! Where we live now, there's not much comparable to everything above. People in Portland prefer putting stickers on lamposts... case in point-
What's the street art / graffiti scene like where you're living?
June 13, 2014: cable cars in color + street art
Sept 16, 2013: a summer's worth of street art
August 6, 2013: surprising places
April 20, 2013: snapshots of Ukrainian life, part 14
November 28, 2012: art of city, city of art
November 23, 2012: gone but not forgotten
October 16, 2012: along the Lopan
September 17, 2012: is it art?
September 13, 2012: art on the city streets
August 30, 2012: tea with a Texan and the approach of fall
June 13, 2012: Kharkov graffiti
March 24, 2012: youth park
December 16, 2011: downtown