Valparaiso is considered the art and culture center of Chile and this cannot be more evident than in its street art. The graffiti artist and street artist have an unspoken agreement to not cover each others work, so many store and home owners commission a street artist to beautify their establishment and to avoid it from getting “tagged”. Walking around the city is like going for a gallery walk in a huge outdoor museum.
Chile - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture by Caterina Perrone. $7.02. Author: Caterina Perrone. 169 pages. Publisher: Kuperard (September 14, 2010)