Bilbao, northern spain! 

The city woke up to becoming an extravagant art city when Frank Gehry got the right to create Guggenheim Museum in his own image. The man is crazy, but even better he do what he dreams. Together with street art tours, always check out if there is a Gehry house close to where you are wisiting. In Bilbao area the winery Marques de Riscal is also worth your visit!

There is also street art in the city. Some brand new, some political, some very famous. Enjoy:

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Street art Bryne

Just a glimpse. The two artist Pøbel and Ethos huge works is found in the center of the small city. 

Claudio Ethos is Brazilian and reported working out from Sao Paolo. He started spraypaiting art at the age of 15.    

“Pøbel (East Norwegian pronunciation: [pœːbeːɭ], meaning hooligan) is a pseudonymous Norwegian street artist based in Stavanger. He is best known for the Getto spedalsk (Ghetto leperous) project, decorating abandoned buildings in at the Lofoten islands” (Accordining to Wikipedia). The rock playing farmer is found on a house related to the farmers cooperation. 

When you arrive Bryne south of Sandnes, you cant miss it:

In the neigbouring village of Klepp you will if you have a flying capacity see the world largest outdoor art work. See video here! 

Nafir- street art to the price of his life? 

When I talk with the iranian artist I see someone eager to build a good society. Not only in his city of Téhéran and in his beautiful Iran, but also the world. He is not afraid to critisize the western world and their responsibility in the syrian crises, and he continue to point out how his own society can developpe in a meaningful way!

Him self say that his around 500 piece of art in his capital are as soon as possible painted over or removed. With danger of his own life he continues to give the population a uncensored view on the daily life of the city.

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