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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.

Agony & Ivory: 12 Not So Grand Abandoned Pianos

88 keys and nothin' on... except dust, dirt & decay. These 12 abandoned pianos may irk music lovers but cheer those who live life slightly out of tune.

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Urban Infill: Colorful Tile Mosaics Patch Potholed Streets

In a city with over a half-million open potholes, one artist is helping address the problem and raising awareness by installing his own creative patches, ...

Animating Architecture: Real Facades Remixed, Spun & Stacked

Taking building concepts to their illogical conclusions, this series of surreal animations provides a tour of impossible architectural structures and facades, ...

Virtual Light: Facade Installation Casts Fake Illumination

A temporary project set in Madrid, this bright yellow artistic reconfiguration was rendered all the more engaging due to its location in a semi-dark alleyway ...

What Lies Beneath: Skeletons Carved into Everyday Objects

Creatures large and small seem to have eaten their way out of the confinement of everyday items like rolling pins, axes, pianos and chairs in the hands of ...

Fake Facades: Transformative Murals Make Cities Vibrant

You might think you see a stone turret, a bunch of celebrities hanging out on a balcony, construction in progress or a man precariously dangling from a clock, ...

Super Rockers: Familiar Heroes Get Edgy Modern Makeovers

See all of your favorite Marvel and DC superheroes like you’ve never imagined them, covered in tattoos and wearing skin-tight hipster jeans. New ...

High-Speed Art: Murals Spray-Painted for Train Passengers

Made to been seen at high speeds, these colorful patterns intentionally form a sequential whole when experienced by commuters in adjacent railway cars. ...

Mini Book of Major Events: Whole World History in Your Hand

In a handful of pages in a book the size of a fingernail, this book artist tells a minimalist story of life on Earth, illustrating pivotal moments with brief ...

Urban X-Stitch: Street Artist Cross-Stitches Yarn on Fences

Whether you want to call it a new art form or a simply a hipster hobby, an artist France is pushing street-side string art in amusing new directions. Not ...

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