Regular readers will know that I have a soft spot for street art. In fact, click onto the Melbourne option in the menu bar and you’ll find heaps of pics of street art…I even posted my own walking tour. If you’re interested, the link is here.
I’m not into tagging – the disrespectful, dick and balls that get left on bare spaces by the completely unimaginative – but the seriously creative, inspirational, light the city up work that can transform a brick wall or a laneway into a masterpiece.
There’s heaps of great art if you hop a tram and go into Prahran, Fitzroy, Brunswick, Collingwood, Balaclava…the list goes on…but this time, for this post, we’ll just concentrate on what’s around the city. With luck and good finance management, I’ll be back in October and venture further afield again…
You’ll find Strachan Lane off Exhibition St, near Flinders Lane.
You’ll find Duck Place off Flinders Lane. As an aside, Tonka is a must try place for dinner…just saying…
Although the music theme remains strong, AC/DC Lane has had a bit of a revamp…and it’s a clever one.
AC/DC Lane is also off Flinders Lane as you walk down towards Russell Street.
Everyone knows Hosier Lane. The good thing about this site is that the art is changed regularly – there’s always something new to see. I especially love the political commentary that goes with it. I’ll let you decide which those are…
You’ll find Hosier Lane off Flinders Lane between Russell Street and Swanston Street.
You’ll find Caledonian Lane just off Lonsdale Street just outside the Emporium Shopping Centre.
Other lanes to check out…
Other lanes in the city worth checking out are:
- Croft Lane
- Union Lane
- Centre Place
- Drewery Lane
I love love love this one near Section 8 bar in Tattersalls Lane (off Little Bourke St between Swanston and Russell).
The art in the bar is pretty good too…
What about you? Are you a fan of street art or is it something you frown upon? Have you snapped any great stuff recently?
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