“We Own The Future” – New Mural by Shepard “Obey” Fairey in Chicago

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With The Provocateurs set open on July 31st at Block 37 in Chicago, some of the street artists involved have been hard at work getting up around town, not the least of which was Shepard Fairey, who curated the massive group exhibition. Placed on Wabash & 9th on one of Columbia College’s buildings and entitled We Own The Future, the mural will be a welcome addition to Chi-town’s cityscape.

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Polish Artist Covers City Streets In Intricate Lace Patterns

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Just because street art is a relatively modern development doesn’t mean that it should only feature modern artistic styles. NeSpoon, a street artist in Poland, creates beautiful pieces of street art that imitate intricate traditional lacework.

Nespoon doesn’t limit herself to just spray paint and stencils, either (as fantastic as they are). For some pieces, she has filled sidewalk cracks with cement that she then decorated with her elegant designs. For others, she has created webs of actual crocheted lace doilies in public spaces. Her art is proof that almost any sort of artistic medium can be brought into public spaces through street art.

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Beastie Boys Paul’s Boutique Mural In NYC by Danielle Mastrion

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Brooklyn artist Danielle Mastrion created a mural honoring the 25th anniversary of the Beasties’ sophomore LP, Paul’s Boutique, at the very location shown on the album cover, in the LES.

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Downtown Los Angeles – L.A. Architecture and Streetart from Above

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Above the grit and noise of the street, downtown Los Angeles quietly provides some of the most amazing visual detail in its buildings and public art works. This is a selection of those buildings and public arts filmed across some 50 different locations in the immediate downtown area and the arts district.

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Polish Street Artist Brings Life to Boring Walls

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Polish graffiti artists Sainer and Bezt, abandoned or simply plain walls into life. But these are no every day graffiti’s. These are epic-sized full of folklore, mysticism, fantasy and humour.

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Sarcastic Street Art by Mobstr

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Mobstr is a street artist who criticizes and plays with the idea of street art. His works are quite clever and funny.

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Humorous Street Art and Urban Interventions by SpY

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There are not many street artists who use their sense of humor, implementing it directly into the urban environment. There is no doubt that the Spanish artist SpY is among them.

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Amazing Street Art That You’ll Want to Take Home With You

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Bordalo II is a Portuguese street artist. He was born and raised in Lisbon and creates amazing street art by taking the urban landscape and working it into his perfect mixed media creations.

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25 Fun & Amusing Street Art Paintings by Anderson Augusto

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He adds beauty into the beauty, he adds grace into the graceful and he also can add richness and glamor into dull and dim objects. Today I am presenting before you 25 fun & amusing street art paintings by Anderson Augusto. Street art has now taken a shape of “profession”, people learn it to earn, and people also do it just for fun.

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Train Tracks In Portugal Are Being Transformed Into Music Sheets And More

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Portuguese street artist Artur Bordalo, better known as Bordalo II, treats the train tracks of Lisbon like his canvas, transforming the railroads into cleverly playful illustrations.

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Photorealistic Mural by Anders Gjennestad

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Anders Gjennestad is a Norwegian stencil artist who exhibits in galleries, on street walls he goes by the alias Strøk. Using his own photographs as a point of departure, his hand cut multi-layered stencils create photorealistic imagery, with depth and detail that is complex, tactile and mentally engaging. He was invited to participate in the Memorie Urbane Street Art Festival in Terracina, Italy – and he came up with this beautiful work.

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Anamorphic Graffiti Artworks by Odeith

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Portuguese street artist Odeith has created a series of anamorphic graffiti artworks that cleverly play with perspective. These letters were spray painted on various surfaces, and across corners of wall, creating three-dimensional optical illusions that would trick your eyes.

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The Street Art of Brad Downey

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Brad Downey is a modern artist. Works in the genres of sculpture, painting, photography and street art. Brad Downey was born in 1980 in Kentucky.

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20 Of the Best Cities to See Street Art

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Street art…the most freestyle art of today’s times, we guess! But where this art is actually made & where can we see this? The answer lies here. We present you – 20 of the best cities to see street art. The cities have one & only linking which is spectacular street art. Experience the colors like never before.

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Seattle Mural Project is about to bring it to the streets!

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Artist: AGOSTINO IACURCI (Italy)

The Seattle Mural Project is set to begin this summer with the goal of bring art and color to the streets of Seattle, Washington.

Starting with the Capitol Hill district and then branching out from there, the project has invited local and international artists to help transform the walls of the city. If you would like to find out more, volunteer and help get the project going, they have set up a WEBSITE and also an INDIEGOGO campaign to jumpstart funding for the project.

Take a look at some of the designs submitted for the buildings!

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