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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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23 Temple Street: Miniature Sculpture by Joshua Smith

An intricate miniature sculpture of a building on Hong Kong’s Temple Street by South Australian artist Joshua Smith. Source: 23 Temple Street: Miniature Sculpture by Joshua Smith

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Brasil – Expressão dos Brasileiros – Open Americas

Source: Brasil – Expressão dos Brasileiros – Open Americas

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Artist Shows That Putting Googly Eyes on Inanimate Objects Never Gets Old | Colossal

Ah yes, eyebombing, the street art equivalent of drawing a funny mustache on Mona Lisa. So ubiquitous it’s impossible to credit anyone for inventing it… and yet for some reason it never quite stops being hilarious? Or maybe it’s just … Continue reading

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Towering Murals by Blu on the Streets of Italy Confront Environmental and Societal Woes | Colossal

From climate change to capitalism run amok, street artist Blu (previously) pulls no punches in his soaring multi-story murals on the streets of Italy. While mixed with a healthy dose of sarcasm and humor, the inspiration behind each artwork is … Continue reading

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Street Art in Manchester this week

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