Urban Artwork Expression of Arecibo
Arecibo, the downtown that takes advantage in Urban Art or commonly named “Street Art” for enhancing the beauty of their abandoned building and walls. The Urban Art begun in urban settings particularly on downtown areas in the 1970s and 1980s. At the beginning of the 21st century the activities of street artists gaining attention bur it also associated with humans needs to express themselves. The main movement of Urban Art resides on the art expression based on the impact of the message on the notion of repetition or historical context of enduring. The word “Urban” is derived from the Latin word “urbanus”. This Street Art is commonly used to build an identity one print mosaic piece at a time to transform into beauty a singular place in downtown mainly reckless.
The downtown of Arecibo, Puerto Rico adopted the Urban Art into two projects commonly title; “Arecibo es Color” and “Arecibo 500 años”. The mosaics made from the hands of the group of novel artists were placed in several mainly streets in the downtown of the municipality of Arecibo: Victor Rojas Avenue (“La Marginal, Margara”), Jose de Diego Avenue, Gonzalo Marin Street, and Ariosto Cruz Street. These new cultural disclosures has a role of reminding us from the Aracibo histrionic journeys, the Arecibo city history, remembrance of famous singer from Arecibo such as Myrta Silva, the blue marlin fishing as a favorite sport in Arecibo, the historic main places in the municipality of Arecibo, and the society claims to protect the nature, and environment, also human issues.
Moreover, the children can learn about the Arecibo fifth hundred history by watching each mosaic located on the downtown streets of Arecibo. Turkisa had
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