In New Zealand, the government has given importance to art in decorating its streets and buildings. That’s why you will find art everywhere,whether its walls, streets or other places, you will find the love these people have for art.
Wellington and Christchurch are famous for its street art. Here we are going to discuss the various street art that will astonish you.
Cuba street art
It is known as one of the liveliest streets of Wellington. People visit this street to have a stroll in the afternoon or to have a cup of coffee with friends. Another reason they come here is to have a look at the beautifuland very colourful street art.
You will find lots of big multi-coloured umbrellas popping up in Cuba Street in Wellington.
The beautiful Bucket Fountain is a major attraction of this street. This structure has tumbling buckets of water that is moving and is something people come to see everyday. You will love the architecture of the buildings in this city.
The Art Deco buildings are pastel coloured which looks very attractive. You will also find art on the sides of the buildings.
The ‘Invisible City’ is one of the most prominent sculptures in Wellington. This sculpture represents communication issues. You will find a sculpture of ‘Woman of Words’ that is built to recognize the works of famous author Katherine Mansfield.
Another interesting sculpture is the Kumutoto Stream. It is a tunnel and when you walk through it, you will hear the sound of a stream that is running through a bush.
You will find Art Deco architecture and graffiti everywhere in Wellington, as well as murals on public buildings. You will find murals in different cities like Wellington, Hamilton, Christchurch, and others. But in Nelson, there are 30 murals! The murals are beautiful and there is a story behind each of them.
When you walk in any city in New Zealand, you will never know when you will come across street art. These street arts represent modern New Zealand. These artworks are created by popular artists. Most aspiring artists get their inspiration from these beautiful artworks.