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Street Murals Only Appear in Rain

TweetProject Monsoon creates colorful street murals that only appear in the rain. Monsoon season in South Korea happens annually, and it rains for as long as three weeks. I am sure all you curly-haired girls out there just spoke the words ’hell no’ out loud to yourselves, so I will have to give you another reason to visit. Designers in South Korea have found a way to make the gloomy rainy season a... »

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Elevated Street Art in Iran

TweetMural artist Mehdi Ghadyanloo creates huge works on art on public spaces in Iran. Muralists and street artists are generally thought of at the bottom of the totem pole when it comes to art. This is a little ironic, since they are out there trying to make the world a more beautiful place, but unfortunately I didn’t make the rules. Street artist Mehdi Ghadyanloo is not only changing that percep... »

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Mexico’s Largest Rainbow Mural

TweetArtists in Mexico have turned hundreds of working-class houses into a huge rainbow mural. A group of artists in Mexico called the Germ Collective have undertaken a huge feat- to turn the white facades of a working class barrio into a colossal work of art. Located in Las Palmitas, the project is called ‘Pachuca Paints Itself’ and the artists have spent 14 months painting the walls of the barri... »

15 Stunning Street Art Murals from Around the World

15 Stunning Street Art Murals from Around the World

TweetLike street art and socially-acceptable graffiti? Check out these 15 super stunning street art murals from around the world that will take your Instagram game to the next level. 1. This stunning mural, El Devenir in San Basilio, Sicily, takes macro photography (or graffiti) to the next level. Florals are so in. (h/t) [via] Related PostsRealistically Portrayed Pokemon Animals Pose Nude at the ... »

“Shoefiti” Is The New Banksy

“Shoefiti” Is The New Banksy

TweetMove over Banksy, shoefiti is the new thing in town.  I remember when Banksy was doing all his pop-up instillations around New York City and I just couldn’t be bothered. Why? Because I would see it all over Instagram in a few minutes anyway. What I can get behind is Renée Snelson’s new “shoefiti” art. READ MORE: Lipstick Facts Snelson is the design director over at Lux... »

Taichung, Taiwan

A Street Art Utopia: The Rainbow Village in Taiwan

TweetThis small village in Taichung, Taiwan is completely covered in colorful graffiti and vibrant street art, giving it the appearance of a pan-Asian acid trip on crack. The entire village was hand painted by an 86-year-old veteran of war named Huang Yung-fu, who lives in the community. Taichung was created as a refuge for Nationalist soldiers in the 1940s and 50s, but quickly turned into a ragin... »

Culture Spotting: Graffiti Art

Culture Spotting: Graffiti Art

Tweet There have been more than a few instances in which I have regarded graffiti as art, but British street artist, political activist, and painter Banksy takes it another level. His mark has been left all over the world from London to L.A. and has incited both outrage and a celebrity following. Now, for your viewing pleasure, I’ll leave you to a gallery of some of my fave Banksy masterpiec... »

Art Spotting: Street Art by Pavel Puhov

Art Spotting: Street Art by Pavel Puhov

Tweet Did the Jolly Green Giant just drop his glasses? And what was he doing in Russia anyway?! Oh wait, I’m sorry, those aren’t giant specs, it’s just another clever and artistic public exhibition by Russian street artist Pavel Puhov. I am gaga over Puhov’s non-traditional view and use of the world around him that he incorporates into his works that intrigue, inspire, and ... »

Cool Hanksy Art of the Day

Cool Hanksy Art of the Day

TweetHanksy street art rocks our world. In fact, we love all funky street art- especially when it honors Bill Cosby. [ via ] Related PostsThrough Irish Eyes: A Visual Companion to Angela McCourt’s Ireland Laura Letinsky Still Life Photographs Vintage Photographs of Jane Fonda Paige Bradley: From Within Margaret Durot’s Black & White Photography »

Art Spotting: Mambo Takes Magnificent Mayhem to the Streets

Art Spotting: Mambo Takes Magnificent Mayhem to the Streets

Artist MAMBO emboldens white wall turning them into high-scale animation on city walls across the world. »

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