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Overly Attached Girlfriend

Christopher Jobson sums it up well: It’s amazing how a few perfectly placed gestures, about 20 lines of black spray paint in this case, can completely transform two mundane boxes into something so fun. This piece in Olsztyn, Poland is by Adam Lokuciejewski and Szymon Czarnowski. It’s right outside your window at night. Link -via Colossal

An 8′ Tall R2D2 Statue

This amazing 96″ R2D2 is made from cardboard and duct tape and some spray paint. If you want to see it in person and you happen to be near Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, as it’s about to be displayed in the “Dr. StrangeLen or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Make the Art”exhibit. Link

Pool Paint Party

(YouTube link) Take a bunch of skateboarders, attach remote-control spray paint devices underneath the boards, and let them loose in a an empty pool. The result resembles a human Spirograph! -via Dangerous Minds

Does Your Food Look Too Edible?

If you’ve ever thought “this tomato is delicious, but I wish I could make it tackier by painting it gold,” then you’re in luck. Esslack is an edible spray paint that comes in both silver and gold and can be applied to just about any food. If that’s not enough for you, you can also enjoy [...]

The Gray Ghost of New Orleans

Street artist Banksy visited New Orleans in 2008, decorating various buildings with his distinctive paintings. He encountered an enemy who became known as the Gray Ghost. Fred Radtke made it his mission to erase every bit of graffiti in the city long before Banksy’s arrival, sweeping down the street with his paint roller in hand. The [...]

Protests That Turned Heads

Photo: AFP If you want the world to listen to your cause, shouting just won’t work. You have to get weird. That’s what Alice Newstead did last summer to raise awareness about shark endangerment. With oversized fish hooks, a Paris boutique, and silver spray paint, Alice hung around briefly, but it got people’s attention. The painful stunt went [...]