This is not a street art performance or part of a city festival - this is what the old town sector (or medina) in Chefchaouen, Morocco, has looked like every day of the year for quite a few decades. The vivid blue paint covers most of the medina's walls.
Iranian artist Omid Asadi uses delicate cutting techniques to create impressively intricate leaf artworks. The beautiful cuttings depict icons of the past, such as John Lennon and Jimi Hendrix, as well as dreamy abstractions.
Turkish graphic designer Tolga Girgin is an impressively talented modern calligraphy artist who has brought this ancient art to a new level – 3D. Using shadows, clever perspective and brilliant skills, he makes his writing leap off the page, making the letters look more like paper cut-outs.
These pendants by Japanese designer Takayuki Fukusawa are little human and animal figurines that seem to be diving down into their wearers’ breasts. Pretty provocative and definitely eye-catching!
Pennsylvania-based photographer Christopher McKenney creates little horror scenes, where the disturbing characters seem to be trimming on the edge between the worlds of the living and the dead.
This giant kaleidoscope was built inside a shipping container by Japanese designers Masakazu Shirane and Saya Miyazaki. The highly trippy installation, called “Wink Space,” is made from numerous mirrored sheets folded like origami and connected using zippers.
In many countries around the world, decorating the entrance to one’s home is thought to bring luck, happiness and wealth. This list of the most beautiful doors and entrances from many corners of the world will make you look at this fundamental exterior element with new eyes.
This magical-looking vine, which rains down pink and purple blooms, is called the wisteria (also spelled wistaria and wysteria), and this specimen is the largest of its kind in Japan.
It took an established 83-year-old photographer Ken Heyman by a great surprise when he found a box full of black and white photos of mothers and their children around the world that he took 50 years ago.
These alluring textile creatures are the products of artist Yumi Okita's beautiful imagination and skilled fingers. These textile sculptures look incredibly life-like, but given their enormous antennas, creepy-crawly legs and unsettling fur threads, we're happy they’re not real.
Urban environments and nature are usually held to be polar opposites, but even in the concrete jungle, street artists can find a way to incorporate nature into their street art. That's exactly what the street artists who created these awesome pieces of street art did.
German artist Gesine Marwedel specializes in creating beautiful and elegant body paintings that transforms people into plants, animals, or even abstract works of art. She also explores the therapeutic potential of her work, going so far as to publish a book (in German) on the therapeutic benefits of bodypainting.
Robin Wight, a talented photographer based in the U.K., creates enchanting fairy sculptures out of stainless steel wires. Each is dynamic and lively, as though it might hop away and disappear at any moment with a spritely giggle.