Street Art, or public art that is often in unconventional locations or is unsanctioned, is widely popular worldwide. From international stars like Banksy to every town’s local graffiti artist, street art calls us to question where art should belong and whom it should belong to. There are a variety of artists who are actually making their creative commentaries in the streets and roads themselves, or basing their works directly off of the street surfaces. From guerrilla repairs, to social commentaries on homelessness, to creative photo montages, all of these street artworks creatively draw new attention to the streets we use every day.
Jim Bachor and the Chicago Pothole Ice Cream Project
As is so often the nature of the artist, Jim Bachor saw an opportunity in a problem. In a series titled, “Treats in the Streets,” Bachor brought his unique mosaic project to Chicago and also Jyväskylä, Finland. He…
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