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B/W portraits

21 Jun
Black and white portraits on Barcelona's streets

Cyclists – Carrer Petritxol

Another week has flown by and the weekend is on our doorstep. Before I go off to rest and relax, I wanted to share these 4 B/W portraits with you. I hope you like them. The cyclists, found on a doorway in Carrer Petritxol, is a homage to the famous painting by Ramon Casas that hangs in the 4 Gats restaurant. If you’ve been, you’ll recognise it.

Black and white portraits on Barcelona's streets

Girl – Carrer Mirallers

The other three are all found on the same little street, Carrer Mirallers, tucked away in the Born. A pretty girl with a piercing look…

Black and white portraits on Barcelona's streets

Embrace – Carrer Mirallers

A smoking embrace on one of the shop blinds, and that genius of surrealism, Dalí himself, with his pointy whiskers, by street artist Balu (who also did the pretty girl – anyone know who she is? – above).

Have a wonderful weekend, everyone!

Black and white portraits on Barcelona's streets

Dalí – Carrer Mirallers

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Two tone

25 Sep copyright: Lisette van de Graaf
copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Blush – Carrer d’en Tarrós

Two tone. A term I haven’t heard in a while, but that I feel is appropriate to give this selection of painted blinds a common denominator.

copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

One eyed girl – Carrer Lluis Vives

I hope you like these two pretty girls (above), the image of paradise (below)…

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The B/W post (well almost)

12 Jul copyright: Lisette van de Graaf
copyright: Lisette van de Graaf

Goatee guy

By now you know how much I love graffiti, and luckily for me, Barcelona is a city where a lot of it can be seen everywhere, although it has to be said that a couple of years ago, there was more…

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