Shanghai Takes Street Art To Another Level

Published April 20, 2016
Updated December 6, 2018

In a city of over 20 million, you're bound to come across some pretty stellar street art. Here's a sampling of the best Shanghai street art.

Street art has absolutely taken over parts of Shanghai, China, particularly the areas surrounding Moganshan Road, a gallery hub that attracts the visually creative people of the city’s 20 million-plus residents.

While some of Shanghai’s most thought-provoking graffiti — a response to the demolition of older architecture — was scrubbed away by the Chinese government in January 2015, there is still much to see along the streets of the city’s older neighborhoods.

Take a look at some of the most vivid, stunning Shanghai street art:

Shanghai Takes Street Art To Another Level
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Next, check out Brooklyn’s street art, the larger-than-life art of Os Gemeos and the best public art around the world.

Erin Kelly
Erin Kelly is a freelance writer, artist and video editor that splits her time between the humid Midwest and the dusty corners of her mind.
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