21 Pieces of Street Art That Cleverly Interact With Their Surroundings

 

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While some graffiti may be meant to be destructive and disrupt the environment, others can’t be described as anything but works of art.

You can find many beautiful murals all around the world that look like they could be hanging in art galleries.

However, what makes the following photos so special is that these pieces of street art cleverly interact with their surroundings.

The interactive pieces involve a 3-D environment, resulting in some amazing art work.

Take a look and see for yourself.

1. Face of the City, Toronto, Canada

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This work of fantastic street art is part of artist Dan Bergeron’s “Face of The City” series, which incorporates the texture of walls into faces.

2. The Legend of Giants, Bialystok, Poland

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A mural by Polish artist Natalia Rak that seamlessly incorporates the tree into the art work.

3. World Going Down The Drain, Spain

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This piece certainly makes it look like the world is literally going down the drain.

4. Calvin & Hobbes, France

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Popular comic strip characters Calvin and Hobbes appear to be sliding down a hand rail in France.

5. Satellite Dishes, Birmingham, UK

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Inventive street art that turns average satellites into a wonderful work of art.

6. Bruce Lee, Saint, Etienne, France

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A broken frame is taken to new heights with the addition of Bruce Lee.

7. Sluggo On The Street

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Street artist David Zinn adds a helpful slug-like character to a leaf covered street.

8. UK Flags, London, UK

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In this piece of street art, a child appears to be sewing together the flags that adorn the wall.

9. Pom Pom Girl

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Artist Sandrine Boulet uses two tufts of grass to serve as pom-poms for her cheerleader.

10. Cigarro

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In this picture, your average piece of street is amazingly turned into a smoking figure.

11. La Caravane Passe, France

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A line of camels walk along a crack in the wall that looks like mounds of desert sand.

12. Girl, George Town, Malaysia

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Artist Ernest Zacharevic painted this wall mural of a girl supported by the two windows.

13. Bird, Athens, Greece

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This painting uses the surrounding greenery to make the green bird look even more striking.

14. Seeder, Kaunas, Lithuania

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This sculpture of a seeder gets a stunning added effect at night.

15. Lost Eye, France

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A  splash of red paint makes this piece of stone cringe-worthy.

16. Bush, London, UK

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A depiction of a person’s lower figure gets an added effect from the foliage.

17. Ostrich, Rome, Italy

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An ostrich’s long neck pokes out on the wall behind a small bushy tree, causing the greenery to become part of the art work.

18. Bicycle, George Town, Malaysia

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Another masterpiece by Ernest Zacharevic, the bike in this photo almost looks like it’s part of the painting.

19. Hair, Fort De France, Martinique

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Street artist Nuxuno Xan used the tree behind the wall of this mural to create a perfect afro for his piece.

20. Glasses, Russia

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In Russia, a street lamp becomes part of the glasses formed on the ground.

21. The Straw

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A woman’s face is painted strategically around a pipe to make it look as if she is drinking from a straw.

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