23 Examples Of Urban Art That Has Made Our Cities More Human • MetDaan

23 Examples Of Urban Art That Has Made Our Cities More Human

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The decay in urban areas that inevitably happens at some point is the perfect canvas for artists. While it may be considered vandalism by some, others appreciate its redeeming qualities of artistic wit.

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There has to be a distinction behind defacing for the sake of it and artistic intervention

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It is about looking at a city through the eyes of an artist and seeing things where other’s wouldn’t, such as inanimate objects that could become faces

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Some cities actively encourage urban art. One famous example is London, whose East End has become an open-air gallery

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Even when the permission is not there, however, artistic people will find a way to show their creativity and humanize urban space without vandalizing it

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One example is the Russian artist ProBoyNick who creates art using Moscow’s dirty vehicles

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Check out this statue of the powerful emperor of the famous Yo-Yo dynasty

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Here, most people would see a damaged wall, but this artist saw somewhere for King Kong to climb!

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You wouldn’t want to see this while driving through the forest on a misty night…

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Pranks are another amazing way of adding life to otherwise cold and soulless spaces

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“And verily I do declare, observe! As I perform a sick ollie!” – Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, a 1903 Norwegian Nobel Prize for Literature laureate

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If you don’t want people to use your car as a canvas, you just have to wash it

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Mailboxosaurus Rex

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Removal is futile

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A photo of Sting also would’ve worked

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A traffic pole in Dresden, Germany showing the abduction of a cow from a pasture by an alien spaceship

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Justice for Bill Posters!

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Marge Simpson dyed her hair green

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Save the rainforest, no matter how tiny it has gotten

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A participant in the original Olympic Games enjoying the perks of modern life in the West

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