HISTORY OF STREET ART:
STREET ART IN SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, MEXICO:
COLONIA ANTONIO, SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE
STREET ART IN PUERTO VALLARTA, MEXICO:
MADONNARI STREET ART AND HISTORY:
In 1973 street painting was being promoted in Italy by the formation of a two-day festival in Grazie di Curtatone in the Province of Mantua. Festivals of this type of artistic expression eventually became known as “Madonnari Festivals.” These festivals which specialize in the chalk-art-style of painting have become internationally known and appreciated. We are certainly fortunate that this wonderful tradition continues to this very day. And I, for one, am especially happy that the City of Puerto Vallarta, México has become part of this artistic tradition.
The annual Madonnari festival in Puerto Vallarta is organized in partnership with the Vallarta Institute of Culture, The Tourism Board, and Santa Barbara, California, the sister city of Puerto Vallarta. Santa Barbara also hosts an annual I Madonnari festival which began there in 1987. Santa Barbara was also one of the first North American cities to participate in this international event.
MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU, AMIGOS!
I remember hearing many years ago that a picture is worth a thousand words. Those words definitely contributed to and inspired me in the creation of MEXICO AND BEYOND: LAURA'S PHOTO JOURNEY. Below you will find my WEB ALBUM which has additional photos for this posting. When you open the Web Album you will be able to view it as a SLIDE SHOW WITH CAPTIONS.
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