Cityscape can be gray and unimpressive - but not when artists seasonings its breathtaking murals. Some murals can be considered realistic illusions, some have educational and historical significance, but all of them - welcome splashes of color and creativity in the daily life of the city.
We begin with a cheerful building in Tarragona, Spain:
old door in Rome
Decorative balconies in Barcelona
Houses in the Netherlands
Frescoes portraits are especially effective when painted on old dilapidated walls, telling the passage of time, life and real values: