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How a Street Artist Secretly Painted an Urban-Scale Mural in Cairo

All over the world street artists have become famous by surreptitiously adding swabs of paint or wheatpaste to city walls. But the most remarkable thing about a new mural in Cairo is not only its size — it covers about 50 buildings — it’s that the artist managed to do it in a place that’s not known for encouraging creative expression. Read More >>

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Tottenham Court Road’s Paolozzi Murals are now Decorating a Skip Somewhere

Protesters trying to save the iconic mural archway art inside Tottenham Court Road station are aghast at news of their destruction, with a spokesmen speaking on behalf of the renovation team confirming that three of the four tunnel entrance arches have already been pulled down. Read More >>

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Every City Deserves Space Murals This Gorgeous

Space, the final frontier… for street art. No, we're not quite ready to tag the International Space Station, but a pair of artists in San Francisco is working on bring space down to Earth with a series of murals depicting everything from constellations to nebulae. Read More >>

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Amazing Martin Luther King, Jr. Portrait Made Entirely of Rubik’s Cubes

This project is from 2010, but it's such an amazing and unusual achievement it's still worth sharing today. Artist Pete Fecteau created a huge mural commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. out of more than 4,000 individual Rubik's cubes, with each square on each cube hand-arranged to create the detailed image you see above. Read More >>