VHILS-Amalia-1Portuguese artist Alexandre Farto aka VHILS was recently invited by Ruben Alves, director of The Golden Cage to create the cover for “Amália, As Vozes do Fado” a new album dedicated to Amalia Rodrigues, a famous Portuguese fadista and actress.
The result is a beautiful street piece made in collaboration with road workers from the Municipality of Lisbon using cobblestone. The piece is located somewhere in the haunting Alfama neighbourhood and will certainly become a turist attraction.
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Images by Alexandre Azevedo, last one by publico.pt

Author: Fran

Founder and editor of Urbanite. Street Art lover who after the finishing her MA thesis on the muralist movement in the 1920-50s, developed a fascination for street art and graffiti that eventually led to collaborations with different art blogs, including the creation of this one.