Mail Online | Naomi Leach:

From Banksy’s iconic stencils to Invader’s vibrant mosaics, street artists have been brightening up urban spaces across the world for decades. And for art lovers the chance to see detailed faces looming overhead or punchy pop art creeping through a gap in a street is one of the tourism highlights of any trip.

With different styles and influences springing up across the world in destinations including Sao Paulo, San Francisco, Rome and Reykjavik, a fascinating new book, Street Art, by Lonely Planet, takes the reader on a tour of 140 street art spots in 42 cities around the world… Read more

Image: This striking image of a young child looking to the sky makes a statement on Saxon Street in Brunswick, Melbourne