17 Awesome Works Of Art In Unexpected Places

Art is everywhere around you, you just have to look a bit closer. Check out some of our favorite amazing and surprising pieces of art around the world and help choose a new beautiful smart car design by voting for your favorite wrap.

1. These 3D Yellow Lines

New York City Department of Transportation / CC BY-ND http://2.0 / flic.kr

Unparallel Way by Emily Weiskopf
Presented with the Old Stone House

2. Swirls in the snow

Cedar Beauregard / CC BY-ND http://2.0 / flic.kr

3. Rainbow Street Art

Frédéric BISSON / CC BY http://2.0 / flic.kr

4. These awesome connected circles

S. Faric / CC BY http://2.0 / flic.kr

by Felice Varini

5. Sand Art

Lucius Kwok / CC BY http://2.0 / flic.kr

by Joe Mangrum.
Union Square, NYC

6. Abandoned shoes

Panayotis / CC BY-SA http://2.0 / flic.kr

7. A giant spider

Lorenzo G / CC BY http://2.0 / flic.kr

8. A Giant Chess Board

Parker Knight / CC BY http://2.0 / flic.kr

9. Bicycles Sculpture

paul bica / CC BY http://2.0 / flic.kr

10. Bread Art Wall

Becky Houtman / CC BY http://2.0 / flic.kr

11. Elmgreen & Dragset’s “Prada Marfa” installation outside of Marfa, Texas

rob zand / CC BY-SA http://2.0 / flic.kr

Imagine driving down a two lane highway in the middle of nowhere in Texas, nothing but endless fields on either side when all of a sudden you see a building in the distance. And that building is a Prada store! Whaaaaat? This installation by the Berlin-based Elmgreen and Dragset isn’t actually a functioning store but meant to serve as a delightful surprise for West Texas travelers.

12. Giant Inflatable art piece

Metro Centric / CC BY http://2.0 / flic.kr

13. Giant Man with Plane Wings

Thomas Ormston / CC BY http://2.0 / flic.kr

14. Giant Lollipops

Chris Combe / CC BY http://2.0 / flic.kr

15. Janet Echelman’s Netting Sculpture

Winson Tang Photocreative / CC BY http://2.0 /

16. Giant Rubber Duck

Jaume Escofet / CC BY http://2.0 / flic.kr

17. Giant Table Sculptures

Mark Hogan / CC BY-SA http://2.0 / flic.kr

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