Russian Street Artist Turns Derelict Buildings Into Whimsical Creatures

‘the keeper of the keys’ by nomerz

‘glutton’, st. petersburg

a detail showing ‘glutton’s’ teeth made from trash

Russian street artist Nikita Nomerz uses graffiti to repurpose abandoned buildings, trees, and debris in various cities including his home town of Nizhniy Novgorod. Nomerz’s project involves traveling around Russia on a quest to find and transform these unwanted structures into strange, quirky characters.

A video showing the making of the ‘keeper of the keys’

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Street Artist Megx Turns Germany Into Legoland

Bridge Transformed into Giant LEGO Bricks by German Street Artist MEGX

A standard-issue gray overpass was designed to look like giant LEGO bricks by MEGX, a street artist whose graffiti is worth checking out. The concrete 250-square-meter bridge in Germany was transformed from boring concrete into a real-life legoland creation.

Bridge Transformed into Giant LEGO Bricks by German Street Artist MEGX

photo by MEGX

Bridge Transformed into Giant LEGO Bricks by German Street Artist MEGX

Photo by Lukas Pauer

The Wuppertal, Germany bridge was not transformed overnight graffiti — authorities and sponsors helped MEGX create the giant mural over the course of four weeks. Which is still not a lot of time...

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Time-Lapse Footage Of A 430,000 Sq. Ft. Graffiti Art Project In Paris

An unbelievable underground museum of graffiti art has been painstakingly assembled in a ruined, abandoned grocery store in the north of Paris. Forty French artists and crews took over the building after police had cleared the space of its squatter residents.

The underground Mausolée space can’t be accessed by visitors, so the artists made this pretty incredible video so people can view the space and also to show how it came together.

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