To draw society’s attention to cyclists and gain them both more bicycle lanes and respect on the road, Canadian artist Roadsworth transforms the streets of Montreal into canvases for his witty street art.
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British Street Artist ‘Gecko’ worked on 96 seperate canvas to create this tribute to those who died at Hillsborough in 1989. The Art is currently on exhibition at The Turnpike Gallery in Leigh.
Brazilian street artist Eduardo Kobra created a 52 meters tall and 16 meters wide mural to commemorate the famous Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, who recently passed away at the age of 104.
Atlanta-based artist Hense chose a historic church from the Ward 6 district in Washington D.C. as his canvas and painted it in vibrant flashy colors.
Traditionally one would thinkt that the sole purpose of graffiti is to be seen – and yet a Los Angeles-based artist Cayetano Ferrer makes it look transparent and almost invisible. A video, photography and sculptural/installation artist covers the urban debris with high quality pictures that match the surroundings, and thus the object visually dissolves in the background.
Nowadays knitting can hardly be called a grandma’s hobby. Since 2004, it’s been developing into a new street art phenomenon – yarn bombing (or yarnstorming, guerrilla knitting, graffiti knitting and even grandma graffiti). Here are 30 beautiful examples of yarn bombing.
We all have those days when life seems to be grey and dull, and everything around us becomes weary. A Dutch Vollaerszwart art studio are nowhere even close to being short of ideas on how to crack some smiles. One of their outdoor art installation, called Let’s Stick Together, surely didn’t go unnoticed in the streets of Roterdam, Holland. The buildings and the sidewalks blossomed in pink, as 50 000 fluorescent pink stickers were put up all over the place.
It was just an ordinary metal sower sculpture in Kaunas, Lithuania up until an unknown graffiti artist painted a handful of stars on the wall behind the sculpture. Now every time the street lights are lit, the shadow of the sculpture turns into a magical star sower.