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How Instagram’s Favorite Artist Uses Her Work To Spread Positivity

Kelsey Montague drew a huge, ornate set of wings on a wall in New York City. Now, she is drawing them all over the world. Source: How Instagram’s Favorite Artist Uses Her Work To Spread Positivity Advertisements

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Yellow Street Lines Form a Park Bench Around a Tree in this Temporary Green Space by The Edible Bus Stop | Colossal

As part of the 2012 RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show in London, landscape and design consultancy The Edible Bus Stop conceived of a green space that incorporated gardens, artwork, and the conversion of a street into public space. The … Continue reading

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sitar with kestrel on Vimeo

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Faces Places Trailer #1 (2017) | Movieclips Indie – YouTube

French filmmaking legend Agnes Varda teamed up with young street artist JR to cover France’s villages in meaningful street art — and their project and friendship are caught on film in this documentary.

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Twenty-One Colorful Cubes Compose Denmark’s Newly Opened Lego House | Colossal

After four years of construction, Denmark’s colorful LEGO House has finally been unveiled to the public in the company’s native land of Billund. The building, designed by the Copenhagen and New York-based design firm Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), is composed of … Continue reading

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Magnificent Photographs of Japan’s Summer Firework Festivals | Colossal

Summer in Japan means colorful explosions in the sky, where some 200 firework festivals called “hanabi taikai” are held across the country in July and August, a tradition that dates back to the early 18th century. At many events, pyrotechnicians … Continue reading

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A Massive Mural by Ella & Pitr Depicts a Refugee Seeking Passage in France | Colossal

French duo Ella & Pitr (previously) tackle the gravity of the global refugee crisis in their latest mural, Le Naufrage de Bienvenu/The Shipwreck of Bienvenu. The massive outdoor work reaches over 47 meters (154 feet), scaling the surface of Piney’s Dam … Continue reading

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Crystalline Artworks Grow from Cracks in Urban Walls by Paige Smith | Colossal

Artist Paige Smith A.K.A. A Common Name (previously here and here) has been filling the gaps, cracks, and corners of LA with hand folded paper crystals since 2012. Her Urban Geodes are painted in bright purple, pink, and other jewel … Continue reading

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This Street Artist is Painting Fake Shadows and Making People Do Double Takes — TwistedSifter

Artist Damon Belanger was commissioned to inject a little life into the downtown core of Redwood City, California via This Street Artist is Painting Fake Shadows and Making People Do Double Takes — TwistedSifter

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Origami Animals Bound Across Walls in Murals by ‘Annatomix’ | Colossal

Annatomix, a self-taught painter from Birmingham UK, creates geometric, origami-inspired animals on everyday materials of all sizes. Bumblebees and rabbits take shape on small surfaces like discarded paper bags and wood scraps, while foxes and peregrine falcons scale the sides … Continue reading

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