Art for Art’s Sake Revisited

I’ve mentioned before how much I love the Ecuadorean flair for street art of all kinds, especially large murals.  Although some are ‘random acts of art’, in many cases they’re commissioned by the property owner to brighten things up.

Almost every time I go out in Cuenca, I see a new piece, either in-progress or long-since completed – to me it’s a dream come true!  Another thing is that the locals are incredibly polite – I’ve had people come to a stop in the street rather than drive through and mess up your shot.

Here are a few more recent examples:

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