Mosaicos en Lo Abarca (Cartagena – Chile) – Arte Urbano & Street Art in Chile

For the eager tourist, some truly hidden gems lie waiting to be discovered in Chile’s smallest towns.

Mosaicos en Lo Abarca (Cartagena – Chile) – Arte Urbano & Street Art in Chile

In the case of the Region V community of Lo Abarca, the gems are scattered across buildings and fences in a series of striking tile mosaics by artist Patricia Marin.

Mosaicos en Lo Abarca (Cartagena – Chile) – Arte Urbano & Street Art in Chile

Glistening with a variety of themes, Marin’s tilework decorates nearly every stretch of open space in Lo Abarca, down to the very park benches and street signs.

Mosaicos en Lo Abarca (Cartagena – Chile) – Arte Urbano & Street Art in Chile

Sometimes playful, sometimes serious, she adapts scenes from the region into her impressionistic tile renderings.

Mosaicos en Lo Abarca (Cartagena – Chile) – Arte Urbano & Street Art in Chile

Sunflowers, grapes on the vine, roosters in the yard, and priests visiting the countryside all come alive around every street corner in this tiny village of 300.
The Valparaiso Times – Chile News – FESTIVAL IN VALPO REGION’S LO ABARcA

Mosaicos en Lo Abarca (Cartagena – Chile) – Arte Urbano & Street Art in Chile

Mosaicos en Lo Abarca (Cartagena – Chile) – Arte Urbano & Street Art in Chile

Mosaicos en Lo Abarca (Cartagena – Chile) – Arte Urbano & Street Art in Chile

Mosaicos en Lo Abarca (Cartagena – Chile) – Arte Urbano & Street Art in Chile

Mosaicos en Lo Abarca (Cartagena – Chile) – Arte Urbano & Street Art in Chile

Mosaicos en Lo Abarca (Cartagena – Chile) – Arte Urbano & Street Art in Chile

Mosaicos en Lo Abarca (Cartagena – Chile) – Arte Urbano & Street Art in Chile

Mosaicos en Lo Abarca (Cartagena – Chile) – Arte Urbano & Street Art in Chile

Mosaicos en Lo Abarca (Cartagena – Chile) – Arte Urbano & Street Art in Chile

Mosaicos en Lo Abarca (Cartagena – Chile) – Arte Urbano & Street Art in Chile

Mosaicos en Lo Abarca (Cartagena – Chile) – Arte Urbano & Street Art in Chile

Mosaicos en Lo Abarca (Cartagena – Chile) – Arte Urbano & Street Art in Chile

Mosaicos en Lo Abarca (Cartagena – Chile) – Arte Urbano & Street Art in Chile

Mosaicos en Lo Abarca (Cartagena – Chile) – Arte Urbano & Street Art in Chile

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