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.

Hand-Grown Murals: Watch as Plant Paintings Take Over Walls

Some say art is as much about process as product – these time-lapse animations show just how true that can be, illustrating the evolution of green-themed ...

Photoluminescent Furniture: Filled Wooden Voids Glow in Dark

A pair of crafty carpenters have separately arrived at the same conclusion: glow-in-the-dark resin is a really neat way to fill cracks, gaps, splits and other ...

Blacking Out BLU: World-Famous Berlin Mural Erased in Protest

A huge multi-building work of art has been painted over in the Kreuzberg neighborhood of Berlin, reportedly at the behest of the artist BLU himself as a ...

Making Faces: Huge Military Warehouse Mural Spans 48 Windows

Covering two sides of a three-story building in Rome, this ground-to-roof artwork is massive, even by the standards of a big-thinking street artist like BLU ...

Automotive Acid Trip: The Graphic 3D Art Of Chris LaBrooy

Chris LaBrooy loves vintage vehicles, but with a twist: the digital artist's far-out 3D illustrations are an automotive acid trip into the 4th dimension.

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Yarn Bomb Bus: Knitted Double Decker Cruises Around London

Has there ever been a cozier-looking bus cruising around the streets of London than this neon yarn-bombed double decker dubbed the No. 7up? The beverage brand ...

Motion Exposure: Light Art Captures the Movement of Kayaks

Strange undulating patterns of colored lights seem to slink across the surface of water like living entities in this captivating series of images by ...

Wall is Over: Art Students Whitewash Historical Street Murals

In an audacious and contentious move, a group of young artists took it upon themselves to paint over the famous John Lennon Wall in Prague, replacing decades ...

Galactic Booze: Interstellar Landscapes Drawn in Scotch

Whisky enthusiast and hobbyist photographer Ernie Button was about to wash a glass when he noticed that the scotch residue at the bottom had dried into a ...

Iconic Camouflage: Painted People Disappear into Cityscapes

Unlike some other prominent artists working with more seamless urban camouflage in strange or offbeat settings, this work in NYC by Trina Merry allows for ...

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