Colorful Umbrellas Magically Float in Mid-Air

Flickr photographer Patrcia Almeida recently shot these great photos of a wonderfully whimsical umbrella art installation in Portugal. Like something out of a fairy tale, the umbrellas look almost like they’re magically floating in mid-air. As she writes, “In July, in gueda (a Portuguese town), some streets are decorated with colorful umbrellas. I felt like a kid, amazed by all that color!” She calls it Umbrella Sky.

Love this kind of outdoor art. Bonus points that it provides nice shade for those strolling along the street.

Update: According to the Daily Mail, this installation is an initiative by the council in Agueda, Portugal and is a part of an art festival called Agitagueda.


In addition to those photos, here are some by Diana Tavares.



Gorgeous, isn’t it?



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