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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.

Painting as Protest: Rainbow Stairs Spark Guerilla Reaction

It started with a single person painting one public staircase, but when city workers of Istanbul, Turkey covered this brightly-colored street art with dull ...

NeverWet Graffiti: Invisible-Ink Street Art Shows Up in Rain

NeverWet has been making headlines as the silicon-based spray that repels liquids from clothes and electronics, but this off-book use shows another fascinating ...

Street Art, Decades Apart: 40 Then & Now Graffiti Photos

We tend to notice as buildings come and go, skylines change and grow with planning and oversight, but what about the spray-painted wall art the adorns the ...

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Micro-Cities: Tiny Buildings Fuel Miniature Urban Renewal

Electrical boxes beware – Evol is back to up to his old tricks, turning urban fixtures and unused walls into tiny cityscapes using a deceptively simple ...

Street Origami: 30,000 Pieces Folded to Create Colorful Art

An urban art play in multiple acts, this staged installation colorfully spans brick walls, stone steps and wood facades as part of an art festival in Angers, ...

Crack the Code in London Street Art Created for Tech Fest

If you’re among the attendees of international technology festival Campus Party, which will take place during the first week of September in London, you ...

Painted Shadows Haunt Abandoned Psychiatric Hospital

Eerie shadows float out of empty wheelchairs, trailing up cracked and peeling walls and slinking under doorways in a series of paintings in an abandoned mental ...

Time-Lapse Tagging: Short Film Reveals Secrets of Graffiti

You see the finished pieces all over – ornate, curved and layered – but rarely get such a vivid and complete all-angle, real-time view of how their ...

Art of Absence: Brick Street Mural Made of Unpainted Void

White wall frames cracked red bricks shaped like rust-colored autumn leaves, all trailing down to a black silhouette of a painter and his bucket – but ...

On Not Off: Giant Light Switch Mural is Brilliantly Literal

A photo-realistic mural with a nuanced message, this giant work of wall art is impressive in scale and a definite surprise to passers by, but it has more than ...

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