Careful, Don't Fall In: This amazing chalk drawing of a Monopoly board by Leon Keer may look like it contains a deep, deadly pit, but that's just perspective screwin' with ya. More pics of the work—made for the Victoria International Chalk Art Festival in Canada—after the break.
This street painting by artist Leon Herr like it's floating off the street, just like an extremely awesome augmented reality demo. Even when your brain knows that it's just lines on the street it still seems like it must be a projection from a giant lens lurking off to the side somewhere.
Take a look at this awesome graffiti found in the streets of Paris. A down and out Ryu from Street Fighter is added to that empowering image of Muhammad Ali's quickly-won 1965 heavyweight championship rematch against Sonny Liston, which these days you may see more often on the walls of college students than of boxing…
Vault Boy, from a Fallout perk icon, graces Central Square, Cambridge, Mass., right between Harvard and M.I.T. Image submitted by Gus Wezerek.
Multi-media collective iam8bit knows how to advertise itself: slyly, theatrically and with neat, removable swag.
Cup-in-the-fence tribute to Mega Man, on a bridge straddling an overpass, parts unknown. The makers (not the photographer), spray-painted the cups to make the mosaic. More detailed shots can be seen here.
Yesterday, a dump truck unloaded 4,000 painted wooden letters in Tacoma, Wash.'s Tollefson Plaza, creating a giant interactive public art display. Kotaku reader shereni happened by and sends this shout-out from T-Town.
Chinese artist Liu Bolin took to the streets after literally being made homeless by the Chinese government. Suojiacun, an artists village in northeastern Beijing was torn down during the Olympic redevelopment.
Parents' groups might be convinced that we "learn" how to steal cars and kill whores from GTA. But if San Andreas has taught us anything, it's that graffiti is a dark and serious business.