Street art

Check Out SpY’s Most Provocative Urban Street Art Projects of 2013

Check Out SpY’s Most Provocative Urban Street Art Projects of 2013

SpY has been working since the 1980's and is currently one of the world's most renowned urban artists. His unique style incorporates a variety of materials to draw attention to his eye-catching creations.

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Artists Haas & Hahn Launch Kickstarter Campaign to Paint and Repair Rio de Janiero’s Favelas

Artists Haas & Hahn Launch Kickstarter Campaign to Paint and Repair Rio de Janiero’s Favelas

Haas & Hahn's murals are inspired by the beauty of the favelas poised on the hilltops of Rio de Janeiro. They see the project as an opportunity to improve social conditions while creating beautiful

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Crochet Queen Olek Yarn Bombs Entire Train in Just Two Days

Crochet Queen Olek Yarn Bombs Entire Train in Just Two Days

Photo by Olek Polish-born Olek is internationally acclaimed for her large-scale artworks and is most notable for crocheting her entire studio apartment, her full-body yarn suits, and for stitching a

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Can City Recycles Aluminum Cans From the Streets of Sao Paulo Into Furniture!

Can City Recycles Aluminum Cans From the Streets of Sao Paulo Into Furniture!

Design collaborative Studio Swine has created Can City - an amazing collection of furniture made almost entirely from aluminum cans salvaged on the streets of São Paulo. Azusa Murakami and Alexander

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Artists Transform Abandoned Ship into Gorgeous Open Air Street Art Gallery in Wales

Artists Transform Abandoned Ship into Gorgeous Open Air Street Art Gallery in Wales

Forget city walls, DuDug’s innovative installation enlivens the high seas. Abandoned since 1979, the Duke of Lancaster ship served as a railway passenger ship from 1956 until it was replaced by a larger

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Tammam Azzam Recreates Klimt’s ‘The Kiss’ on War-Torn Building in Syria

Tammam Azzam Recreates Klimt’s ‘The Kiss’ on War-Torn Building in Syria

Syrian artist Tammam Azzam has created this beautiful and haunting mural on the side of a half-destroyed building in Syria. The artist reproduced Gustav Klimt's 'The Kiss', incorporating sections of the

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Invader Tags Jason deCaires Taylor’s Underwater Reef Sculptures With 8-Bit Mosaic Graffiti

Invader Tags Jason deCaires Taylor’s Underwater Reef Sculptures With 8-Bit Mosaic Graffiti

Invader is a French artist  known for installing Space Invader video game icons made from tiles on streets all over the world. The quirky Atari-inspired pieces have popped up on six out of seven

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Street Artist ‘Bored’ Leaves Life-Size Monopoly Pieces on the Streets of Chicago

Street Artist ‘Bored’ Leaves Life-Size Monopoly Pieces on the Streets of Chicago

A few months back, life-size monopoly pieces were spotted on the streets of Chicago by Christopher Jobson of Colossal. After some delving, the work was attributed to a street artist known as Bored, who

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Adam Niklewicz’s Charter Oak Tree Mural in Hartford is Activated by Water

Adam Niklewicz’s Charter Oak Tree Mural in Hartford is Activated by Water

Although the mural is water-activated, most rain storms wouldn't do the trick -- unless it was falling at just the right angle. So to ensure that the mural is visible, Hartford installed sprinklers -- two

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Become a Reverse Graffiti Writer with the Grime Writer Pen

Become a Reverse Graffiti Writer with the Grime Writer Pen

Now you can be a graffiti writer, all while cleaning up your neighborhood! Dubbed the Grime Writer, this cool pen activates not with permanent ink, but with soapy water, creating clean lines as you

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The Bone Yard Project Enlivens Derelict Military Aircraft with Street Art

The Bone Yard Project Enlivens Derelict Military Aircraft with Street Art

Nunca's transformation of a DC3 is among the most striking of the painted aircraft—the plane itself adopts the markings of an eagle, carrying men alongside it presenting a fantastical, romantic and yet

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London’s Bold and Bright Wahaca Restaurant Is Built from 8 Shipping Containers

London’s Bold and Bright Wahaca Restaurant Is Built from 8 Shipping Containers

The busy Southbank Center is abuzz with traffic from the visitors checking out the nearby Blackfriars Solar Bridge and Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden, making it the perfect place for a pop-up. Diners can

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Madamoiselle Maurice’s Unique Urban Origami Brightens Up The Streets Of Vietnam and Hong Kong

Madamoiselle Maurice’s Unique Urban Origami Brightens Up The Streets Of Vietnam and Hong Kong

Prior to taking off for Asia, Mademoiselle Maurice cut and folded hundreds of origami shapes in her Paris studio. The tiny delicate paper components were carefully folded into origami stars, roses,

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Artist ‘My Dog Sighs’ Upcycles Cans into Street Art That People Can Take Home

Artist ‘My Dog Sighs’ Upcycles Cans into Street Art That People Can Take Home

My Dog Sighs begins by upcycling the can into a usable painting surface, crushing the metal so that the can’s bottom is flattened out. The flat base then dictates the shape of the delicate faces he

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Ernest Zacharevic Makes Playful Street Art in Malaysia With an Old Bicycle

Ernest Zacharevic Makes Playful Street Art in Malaysia With an Old Bicycle

Lithuanian artist Ernest Zacharevic has been transforming the streets of Penang, Malaysia with a brilliant series of interactive murals. These four inspiring designs created within the last month combine

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Cute Urban Greenhouses Protect Wild Plants That Spring Up on City Sidewalks

Cute Urban Greenhouses Protect Wild Plants That Spring Up on City Sidewalks

Wild urban vegetation is often ignored, so art students Audrey Charré, Clémentine Schmidt and Luc Beaussart came up with these cute 'Urban Greenhouses' to honor plants growing in cracks in buildings or

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Mobile Art: Breakwater Middle Schoolers Team up with Tim Clorius to Paint Old School Buses

Mobile Art: Breakwater Middle Schoolers Team up with Tim Clorius to Paint Old School Buses

International aerosol artist Tim Clorius and students at the  Breakwater middle in Portland, Maine have conspired to transform two old school buses into works of art. Inspired by a lecture on street art

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Sebastián Errázuriz Creates Anti-Capitalist Street Art By Painting Dollar Signs on Roads

Sebastián Errázuriz Creates Anti-Capitalist Street Art By Painting Dollar Signs on Roads

The prolific designer Sebastián Errázuriz has transformed some regular streets into anti-capitalist works of art using only a brush and some white paint. Since wowing us with his elaborate Magistral

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Artist Evol Transforms Discarded Cardboard Boxes Into Intricate Portraits of Urbanity

Artist Evol Transforms Discarded Cardboard Boxes Into Intricate Portraits of Urbanity

Evol draws inspiration from the suggested history of the tattered, used pieces of cardboard and scrap metal that he creates his work upon. The printed words, colored stains or weathered splotches are all

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Shelley Miller’s Historical Murals Are Made From Sugar!

Shelley Miller’s Historical Murals Are Made From Sugar!

Using sugar cake icing, Miller replicates the images of historical Portuguese tiles, azulejo ceramic tiles, and even street art. Inspired by calligraphy, arabesques, ancient mosaics, mosque architecture,

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Paige Smith’s Paper Geodes Add Sparkle to Nondescript Los Angeles Buildings

Paige Smith’s Paper Geodes Add Sparkle to Nondescript Los Angeles Buildings

Paige Smith prefers to express her point of view through 3D paper sculptures instead of traditional paint. Her finished works represent mineral formations like crystals, quartz, and especially geodes. But

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Coca-Cola’s Graffiti Hits Historic New Orleans Neighborhoods Ahead of Final Four

Coca-Cola’s Graffiti Hits Historic New Orleans Neighborhoods Ahead of Final Four

Apparently Coca-Cola is really into New Orleans lassez-faire lifestyle, so much so that they decided to cover the sidewalks of the historic French Quarter and Treme neighborhoods with company logos as

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Anna Garforth’s Phenomenal Green Graffiti Art is Made Out of Moss

Anna Garforth’s Phenomenal Green Graffiti Art is Made Out of Moss

The Big Bang explosion of moss appeared at the Russian Club in the UK, which hosted the W Project - a celebration of female artists. The circular patches of moss depict mother earth as a seed shattering

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New Origami Graffiti Art Might Be a Banksy Original!

New Origami Graffiti Art Might Be a Banksy Original!

Finding a new Banksy piece is like opening a long-awaited birthday present, so you can imagine our delight when we got wind that the world's most beloved graffiti artist might be trying his hand at

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Niels ‘Shoe’ Meulman Uses a Broom to Scrawl Caligraffiti on the Streets of Singapore

Niels ‘Shoe’ Meulman Uses a Broom to Scrawl Caligraffiti on the Streets of Singapore

The streets of Singapore have been given the caligraffiti treatment by Dutch artist Niels ‘Shoe’ Meulman, who uses only a broom and water to create beautiful, temporary graffiti. As part of

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Knitta Please’s Magda Sayeg Is Covering the World in Yarn!

Knitta Please’s Magda Sayeg Is Covering the World in Yarn!

Way back in October 2005, Sayeg founded Knitta Please, a collective of yarn bombers who set to work covering mundane urban objects like parking meters, street signs and lamp posts with colorful yarn.

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Abandoned Buildings Given a Literal “Face” Lift By Russian Street Artist Nomerz

Abandoned Buildings Given a Literal “Face” Lift By Russian Street Artist Nomerz

Talk about a “face” lift! Making waves with his street art that transforms enormous abandoned structures into giant portraits, Russian artist Nikita Nomerz uses details already present at

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PICS: Inhabitat’s Crazy, Colorful and Beautiful Eco-Art Picks From the Montreal Museum of Art

PICS: Inhabitat’s Crazy, Colorful and Beautiful Eco-Art Picks From the Montreal Museum of Art

Claude Cormier’s colorful “Heads of Christ” is a dream collage for kids of all ages. Using old stuffed animals, the artist has created a massive plush carpet that spans an entire room. Faces of

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