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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.

Beware of Colour: Activists Highlight Decay with Pink Paint

Splashed with bright buckets of paint from roofs and windows, the colorfully defaced buildings of downtown Johannesburg have evoked different reactions from ...

10 Vintage London Paintings Superimposed on Street View Images

Blending fiction and reality, art and history, this series of superimpositions takes ‘then-and-now’ imagery all the back to the 18th Century on ...

Art in Abandoned Places: 15 Unexpected Urban Installations

Translucent jellyfish put on a serene display in the window of a derelict shop, ghostly images of long-dead patients seem to haunt a disused hospital and ...

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Flowerworks: Pictures Capture Plants Exploding Like Fireworks

A novel take on a New Year’s staple, crafty photography and flower power, these bright botanical arrangements (set against dark night-like) ...

More Map Art: 27 Cool Cartographic Sculptures & Drawings

Rivers become veins in detailed portraits, mirrored city blocks resemble modernized Persian rugs and urban topographies emerge from rolls of tape in these ...

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Darth Vader Goes Fishing: Unwanted Paintings, Reimagined

Storm troopers mow the lawn, Jesus rides a Segway, Ceiling Cat lurks in the sky and the Stay-Puft marshmallow man gazes out over a nonchalant 19th century ...

Towers Transformed: Massive Geometric Mural Collaboration

Five distinct styles come together in a duo of massive geometric murals with ‘Recycles,’ a collaboration created for the street art curation ...

3D-Printed Spider Dress Attacks When Anyone Comes Too Close

No worries about anyone invading your personal space when you’re wearing this intricate 3D-printed dress, which extends animatronic spider-inspired arms ...

Light Art Looms Large: 10 Artists Project Illuminated Images

Churches are scrawled with ephemeral graffiti, public squares transmit profound messages and trees come to life with the moving heads of Cambodian deities when ...

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1 Building Per Day: Crafting Paperholm, a Working Micro-City

The individual structures are impressive as is the fact that they have moving parts, but their rate of construction is particularly compelling: the man behind ...

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