Calle de San Cayetano, Madrid

below: The intersection of San Cayetano and Calle de Embajadores.  A wall encloses a playing field of some kind.

a woman pushes a stroller past a wall with street art murals painted on them, she's head down the hill at Calle San Cayetano

below: Looking down San Cayetano

looking down a street that goes downhill, a brick fence with murals on it on the right, also street art on the building at the end of the street, 3 and 4 storey buildings on either side.

below:

mural of a large flower on a brick wall

mural of a spaceman's head in a helmet

below: Street art on the wall signed by @elreydelaruina (Ruina R64)

low wall with murals in front of a larger mural on the side of a 3 storey building

a man walks down a street in Madrid, beside a low brick wall that has been covered with street art murals

 

below: Parts of letters on the wall.  Tuuulibreria is a bookstore where you (the buyer) decide how much the book is worth.

below: And above the bookstore, a table ready for dinner.  The words above the wine bottle are an ode to Embajadores, “mi barrio” i.e. my neighbourhood.

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muros tabacalera

Muros Tabalcalera refers to the murals on the concrete wall surrounding the Tabalcalera Urban Art Space in Madrid.  These are murals were painted in 2016 by 24 by different artists under the title Naturalezas Urbanas.

 

street scene in Madrid, murals on a high concrete wall, muros tabacalera,

below: A mural by Alice Pasquini, an Italian street artist.  The  street sign says Calle del Meson de Paredes,

a maural of a woman leaning out a window to pick something growing outside

Calle de Miguel Servet, concrete wall with murals on it, bench in front of it, tree with pink blossoms

below: Animalitoland, aka Graciela Gonçalves Da Silva, painted this little girl with her umbrella.

mural of a small girl huddled under an umbrella, grey tone city scape behind her, some small flowers on the ground

below: Circles of birds by Joao Lelo, a Brazilian artist

abstract tessalated birds

below: Clusters of green leaves by btoy

tree with pink spring blossoms in front a square mural, Madrid, muros tabacalera, leafy green plants with dark brown centers in the clusters

below: Upside down and all in red, by Lolo

square mural, Madrid, muros tabacalera, 2 people all red, on their heads, along with two potted plants, one red and one green

 

below: It’s a Jungle in here according to nuriatoll

lampost in front of square mural, Madrid, muros tabacalera, words that say It's a jungle in here, pale coloured leaves and birds behind the words

below: Two more murals.  On the left is a woman covered with flowers that was painted by Casassola while the more cartoon like characters on the right are the work of Nano 4814

two street art murals side by side, one is cartoonish and the other is a realistic woman surrounded by flowers (covering her)

below: A bird? Shapes and textures?  by Antonyo Marest

mural with small red sailboat, circles, squares, triangle

below: On the right, abstract artwork by Laguna

two murals, love wins by okuda and a piece by Laguna in pale turquoise and grey

below: Love wins by Okuda

large animal face (bear?) in bright multi coloured triangles, by okuda (okudart)

below: Figures all squeezed into the frame, painted by Digo Deigo

mural by Digo Diego of figures wrapped around each other, stylized, straight lines, blobs of colour, mural on a Madrid wall

below: painted by Koctel, an artist who seems to like painting fruit.  Here we see heads  made of watermelon and starfruit.

mural with fruit

below: Left to right: blue and brown tiles – Add Fuel (aka Diogo Machado); abstract shapes that look a bit like a head – Grip Face ; black and yellow – Deno

row of murals on a wall in Madrid

below:  A blue haired girl wrapped in the wings of a colourful bird, by Julieta XLF

mural of a girl with two birds

 

More information about the wall and the artists can be found on the Muros Tabacalera website

To find out where we’ve taken picture of street art, check our “Locations” page!

in a Madrid park

The following photos were taken in a walled park (or community garden) in Madrid in March 2018.

below: Face and fishes by Lazaro Totem

large realistic painting of a man's face on white brick wall, with some fish swimming above his head, signed as

below: El Indio

El Indio street art painting of a yellow man, skinny arms and legs, arms raised above his head and spear in his hands, red mask over eyes, loin cloth of red, yellow and green

below: Por Favor is a street artist whose work can be seen around Madrid.

poster by Por Favor of a woman's face in pink and purple

below: Ianah

painting on a wall of a girl's head and shoulders, in water, with fish covering her head, and fish swimming in the water,

below: The front of a large ROA animal

front part of a large mural of an animal by ROA

below: And the back part of the animal, and the left part of the mural

back part of a large mural by ROA, pigs,

below: Another El Indio.  He’s wanted for something!

El Indio street art painting on brick wall, large Wanted sign on the top, picture of a yellow man with red mask and blue skimpy underpants

below: A long drawn mural with lots of detail.

wall separating park from high rise apartment building with balconies, on wall is a mural

below: A close up of part of the mural above

close up detail of mural on white brick, trees and plants in front

below: The Madrid coat of arms is the blue shield shape with a bear and a tree in the middle, similar to what is painted here.  The man chopping down the tree is definitely not on the coat of arms!

mural of someone working on the Madrid coat of arms

below: Vegan bunnies

vegan bunnies street art

altered signs, Madrid

Altered signs in Madrid are the mainly the work of two different artists.  The first is a local that goes by the name Yipi Yipi Yeah, or YYY for short.   The second is Clet Abrahams whose work is found in most large European cities.   Searching for these signs can make a game out of walking around a city!

below: A YYY sign, “pais apatrida busca asilo” while wearing a Spain T-shirt that says “Spain is different”.  The words on the white bar translate to “stateless country seeks asylum”

altered yield sign by yipi yipi yeah

below: Another Yipi Yipi Yeah sign with a Spanish theme -this time a crowd is cheering as flour black bulls go after other people.

below: A single matador on the crosswalk with his red cloak leading the way.

 

below: A yield sign becomes cleavage that is barely held together by a couple of pieces of lace.

below: Fishing.  The word is perdigon, a young partridge.  I’m not sure if it part of YYY’s work.

man fishing in the white bar of a do not enter sign

below: Swinging on the one way sign.

one way sign, arrow is a tree with a pink swing

The next few are by Clet Abrahams.

below: A similar sign appears in an earlier post on altered signs in Paris.

dead end sign turned into a crucifix

below: Skateboarding on Calle de Fucar.

below: Black dog pees against white wall.

altered do not enter sign with black dog peeing on the white bar

below: Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou?

below: Chiselling away at the mouth, an artist at work.

altered do not enter sign,man chiseling out a face from stone, white bar as the block of stone

below: Good morning sunshine.

altered do not enter sign, sun rising above the horizon, white bar as the horizon

below: There are a few signs that are the work of an unknown person, including this xenofobia stencil.

below: And last, also by an unknown person, are these eyes watching over the street.

two black eyes on a do not enter sign, plus other stickers too