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The 20 Awesomest Pieces of Street Art

Vandalism and beauty coexist in the form of street art, which turns our whole world into a gallery, whether we like it or not. Here are some of the coolest graffiti and street art installations from around the world.

Liesbet Bussche street art
Pictured here is part of the Urban Jewelry series in Amsterdam and other cities, by Liesbet Bussche. She incorporates a jewelry motif into everyday urban sights. You can check out more of it here.


Street Art New York
Nick Walker, Lower East Side of New York


Ukrainian street art
Ukrainian street artist Kislow


Kobra street artist
Street artist Kobra’s work in Chelsea, New York


Bumblebee street art
Street artist Bumblebee raises awareness of youth homelessness with his depictions of sleeping children throughout Los Angeles.


New York street art
“Hot off the Press” by Leon Reid in Chelsea, New York.


Leon Reid public art
One more from Leon Reid, because he’s just that awesome, “Tourist in Chief” in Union Square, New York. Check out his website here.


New York street art
Jim Avignon in Bushwick, New York.


London street art
“Cement Eclipses” by Isaac Cordal, London.


Australia street art
“Crate Men” by Cornelius Brown in Brisbane, Australia. See more from this installation here.

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Italy street art
“Wet n Wild” by Slinkachu in Grottaglie, Italy. See more here.


Spain street art
“Nice Time for a Revolution” by Escif in Miajadas, Spain.


New York street art
“Stop Pop + Roll” by Aakash Nihalani in Brooklyn, New York.

German street art
Brad Downey in Hamburg, Germany.


Brazil street art
Blu in Sao Paolo, Brazil.


French street art
“Tapis Rouge!” or “Red Carpet!” is an almost 1400-foot long grass carpet stretched across Jaujac, France, installed by artist GaĆ«lle Villedary. Read more about it here.


India street art
Poch Rock in Bangalore, India.


Brazilian street art
Jeroen Koolhaas and Dre Urhahn of Favela Painting turned 34 houses in Santa Marta into art. Locals “received an education as well as a paycheck” for helping this art project over the course of a month. Read more about the project here.


Invader street art
Street artist Invader brings the classic video game Space Invaders into everyday life using mosaic tile stickers. Pictured here is his work in Miami. Check out more examples of his art here.


Banksy Street Art
A collection of street art would not be complete without something from Banksy. This street art behemoth has inspired many street artists and you can check out more of his verified works at his website.

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