Street Art: Our Lady of Grace

For 16 days straight, from dawn to dusk, five highly determined Montreal-based artists (who make up the artist run collective (A’shop) worked on a graffiti mural of a Mother Nature-esque Madonna or a modern-day version of “Our Lady of Grace.” Inspired by Czech Art Nouveau painter Alphonse Mucha, the crew created this breathtakingly beautiful five story mural using 500 cans of spray paint in over 50 different colors.


Spiderman street art by Kurt Wenner


This trick artwork was created by Kurt Wenner for Universal Studios Japan’s 10th anniversary. The work features Spiderman, and in addition to creating a 3D effect with Kurt’s use of anamorphic perspective, this work also leverages 3D Stereoscopic effect (only viewable when wearing Color Code 3D blue and amber glasses).

The work itself is approximately 50 feet long and 20 feet wide, and incorporates original vertical artwork as well as existing elements of Universal Studios into the artwork (the background New York Library set that was used in the film Ghostbusters).


Street illusion in Stockholm

Forget pretending to push the Leaning Tower of Pisa or hold the Washington Monument in the palm of your hand: Erik Johansson‘s 3D optical illusion “Mind Your Step” in Sergels torg, Stockholm, lets passersby play-act standing at the mouth of a bottomless pit