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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.

Throw a Bouquet: Guerrilla Seed Bombs & Flower Grenades

Filling shotgun shells with flower seeds is just the latest (and loudest) in a long line of designs for guerrilla gardeners. If you are looking for a little ...

Trick of the Light: 12 Shining Works of Holographic Art

Holograms suggest a depth and dimension that isn’t really there, an illusion of matter in space that can range from a low-tech flickering image in a ...

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Darkened Cities: Urban Skylines Minus Light Pollution

What would your city look like if it went completely dark? Words like majestic, awe-inspiring and magical come to mind – not as descriptions for the ...

Lucky Rainbow: Time Lapse Pics of Traffic Light Piercing Fog

The right place, proper timing and a keen eye conspired to help a photographer capture this eerie nighttime phenomena at a crossroads outside of Weimar, ...

Space in Miniature: Tilt-Shift Effect Shrinks Galaxies

The scope of all that exists beyond our own planet is so large, it’s mind-boggling to contemplate. Yet a simple Photoshop trick can seemingly reduce ...

By a Thread: 31 Excellent Works of Embroidered Art

This ain’t your grandmother’s cross-stitched bible verses. Contemporary artists exploit, subvert and otherwise manipulate the traditional craft of ...

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Invisible Tree: Trunk Wrapped & Camouflaged to Float on Air

A simple illusion with so much potential – wrap an object, paint the wrapping plastic and presto, a central section appears to disappear before your ...

Giants in Living Color: Massive Street Murals by Etam Cru

Polish duo Sainer and Bezt, collectively known as Etam Cru, paint massive-scale murals of people and animals on blank building faces around the world. Their ...

Focus on Blur: Bokeh Cityscapes Celebrate Color & Light

Stretching and reversing conventions for balancing foreground and background, one urban photographer in Tokyo is taking the Japanese concept of Bokeh to ...

Naturally Us: Stunning Combinations of Nature + Humans

Photographer Christoffer Relander combines nature and human faces to create preternaturally beautiful portraits. The double and triple exposures blend aspects ...

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