Archived Articles: Art

From 3D graffiti to light art, these works reflect the cutting edge of contemporary urban street art and design. These graffiti and street artists employee the latest techniques, creative materials, and unusual strategies to challenge the conventional stencil-and-spray-paint approach that most people think of when it comes to public drawing and wall graffiti the world over.

Paint the Town: Massive Mural Transforms Mexican Neighborhood

Waves of rainbow color cascade down a hillside neighborhood in Mexico’s drug capital as a street art collective paints over 200 houses. ‘German Crew’ ...

Rainbow Rail: 5,000 Neon Lights to Line Underside of Chicago “L”

Designed to be suspended below Chicago’s elevated rail system, hovering above cars and pedestrians, this 5,000-tube neon lighting installation aims to ...

Lead Finger: Incredible Miniatures Carved Out of Pencil Tips

Eagle feathers, the folds on Yoda’s robe and individual bricks on iconic buildings are among the impossibly tiny details captured in pencil lead by ...

Past Preserved in Paper: Miniatures Document Gentrification

Today, that charming old brick building on the corner might be a market where you can still grab a six-pack at a decent price; within mere months, it could be ...

Inflatable Installations: 18 Fun Projects Full of Hot Air

Inflatables are good for more than just pool toys and camping beds – they also come in the form of giant tentacles springing from open windows, the ...

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Paper People: Hand-Cut Zig-Zag Photorealistic Portraits

Tiny slivers are sliced away from a single, oversized sheet of white paper in a zig-zag pattern to reveal portraits of public figures, from Audrey Hepburn to ...

Baroque and Broken: Eerie Paintings in Abandoned Places

Shuffling through ancient paint chips, dead leaves and empty bottles in an abandoned and dilapidated building, you turn a corner and register a human figure ...

Picturesque Pavilions: 12 Experimental Temporary Structures

Each year, architects around the world design and construct temporary structures for events like the Milan Expo, showing off their skills in a setting that ...

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Art of Interaction: 300 Reasons to Attend INSTINT 2015 in MN

Featuring a combination of workshops, lectures, mixers and parties, INSTINT (from the makers of eyeo) brings together some of the most influential and exciting ...

Painted Praise: Street Art Honors Asia with Iconic Imagery

Spanish street artist Pejac both praises and criticizes elements of various Asian cultures in a new series of outdoor paintings making use of iconic ...

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