Archived Articles: Street Art & Graffiti | Page 7
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.
Urban Geodes: Crystal Street Art Hidden in Broken Spaces
Breaking open even the dullest rock may reveal amazing crystals. This street art project exposes formations in cracked concrete, broken brick and rusted pipes.
Ten More Creative Crosswalks & Zany Zebra Crossings
Crosswalks, zebra crossings and other such pedestrian right-of-ways are as much a part of modern society as bar codes, and show just as much clever variation.
Super-Sized Urban Plant Tags Identify City-Specific Species
So ubiquitous they almost escape notice, the stuff of everyday streetscapes follows certain laws of man and nature alike.
Sub(limb)inal Criminals: Faux Legs, Arms & Heads as Art
Appearing on the streets in the most unexpected ways, faux severed limbs can be funny, disgusting or just strange - but they're always head-turning.
Groundbreaking Street Art Smashes Up Through Sidewalks
This audacious art project is based on the Mongolian Death Worm - a creature of nightmares, spewing flesh-eating acid as it terrorizes a population.
Removing Moss as Art: Reverse Graffiti Goes Subtractive
Artist Strook uses a pressure washer to remove moss from a wall in certain patterns, revealing a mural of an urban scene.
3D Floating Graffiti: Interactive Alleyway Color Art Illusions
This stunning perspectival art project takes the wonderfully windy streets of Sao Paulo, Brazil and layers a new level of meaning on their walls.
QR Hobo Codes: Secret-Symbol Stencils for Digital Nomads
A new twist on the centuries-old tradition of the mobile and homeless communicating via shorthand markers, left to denote different risks and advantages to ...
Liquid Street Art: Tricycle Deploys Calligraphic Water Poetry
Nicholas Hanna is a Canadian artist who has poured new life into a traditional art form, turning a tricycle into a means of rapidly deploying Chinese lettering ...
Yarn Bombs! 51 Victims of Knitted Graffiti
Yarn bombing is graffiti that grandmothers approve of! They consist of quickly knitted additions to street objects and sculptures. Why? Because it's fun!