Huangjueping Graffiti Street is the largest graffiti art in China
and the world. It is located in Huangjueping Area of Jiulongpo
District, Chongqing City. It starts from Huangjueping Railway
Hospital and ends at 501 Art Gallery, with a total length of 1.25
km (0.8 miles) and an area of about 50,000 square meters (12
Huangjueping is well-known for being the location of Sichuan Fine
Art Institute. Huangjueping Graffiti Street was launched by Luo
Zhongli, president of Sichuan Fine Art Institute. The whole
graffiti project was finished by more than 800 painters, students
and artists, using 12.5 tons (2, 7558 lb) of paints, and 30, 000
brushes of various types.
A total of 37 buildings were painted with graffiti. After 150 days’
arduous work, Huangjueping Graffiti Street was finally completed.
Graffiti Street has not only changed the appearance of the old
quarter of Chongqing, but also creates a good environment for the
cultural creativity of the institute.
Currently, the world's more famous graffiti works are Berlin Wall
in Germany, Graffiti Bridge in Australia. In China, there are also
graffiti streets in Beijing, Shanghai, Guanghzou, Fuzhou and some
other cities. In Beijing a graffiti wall of 730 meters (0.45 miles)
long and 2.5 meters (8.2 ft) high, was created by 400 volunteers in
welcoming the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. It was thus called
"Wall of Beijijng". Huangjueping Graffiti Street is expected to be
the longest graffiti street in the world as it is currently
reporting the Guinness Book of World Records.
Travelers can take public bus No. 109, No. 412 or No. 962 to get