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Jim Bachor : Artist fills treacherous potholes with humorous mosaics

Never thought we’d associate the word pothole with delicious, but there’s a first for everything. Mosaic artist Jim Bachor is taking on the unique project of filling potholes and turning them into tasty works of art, appropriately named “Treats in the Streets.”

These Potholes Are Getting A Sweet Makeover

Mosaic artist Jim Bachor is taking on the unique project of filling potholes and turning them into tasty works of art, named "Treats in the Streets.

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Abstract Patterns: Brick mosaic in Basilica Santa Maria dei Servi, Bologna…

Jan Vormann restores crumbling architecture with what he calls dispatchwork with the emphasis on the patchwork. Instead of plaster or stucco,the German artist mends cracks,holes and fissures in buildings with Lego blocks. He's left his mark on the streets of Amsterdam,St. Petersburg and Tel Aviv,among other places.

Jan Vormann restores crumbling architecture with what he calls dispatchwork with the emphasis on the patchwork. Instead of plaster or stucco,the German artist mends cracks,holes and fissures in buildings with Lego blocks.

Playful New Murals and Paintings by ‘Wes21′ Fuse Technology, Humor, and the Natural World

UU Represented by SOON and member of the illustrators collective Schwarzmaler, Swiss street-artist Remo Lienhard (aka Wes masters the spray bomb and imagines monumental frescos on walls : hybrid motorized animals or spaceships coming from a sci-fi movie.

Chicago artist Jim Bachor turns street potholes into mosaic art

Chicago artist Jim Bachor turns street potholes into works of mosaic art

This Artist Is Filling In Chicago's Potholes With Mosaics | Co.Exist | ideas + impact

This Artist Is Filling In Chicago’s Potholes With Mosaics

Jim Bachor's Pothole Mosaics: artist patches potholes with glass tile mosaics giving street art (and community service) an ancient feel.

Arte callejero.

Chalk artist David Zinn grows beautiful flowers in dull sidewalks. There's more than one way to liven up the city.

Pothole Installations - Jim Bachor - Instalações tapam buracos de ruas com mosaicos

Artista 'conserta' buracos de rua ao preenchê-los com incríveis mosaicos. Conheça Jim Bachor

Guerilla Mosaic Artist Now Filling Chicago Potholes with Flowers Artists are always thinking of ways to make things beautiful!

Long, Necco Circle

Paul Shore and Nicole Root, "Necco Circle (After Richard Long)," Necco Wafers. Courtesy of the artists.

Florian Rivière, urban hacker  /// L'horodateur décapsuleur horodateur + bouteille avec capsule (Strasbourg - novembre 2012)

Especially when you’re an ‘urban hacktivist’ in the big city, like Florian Rivière. Taking cues.

pothole filled city street. Jim Bachor has been making mosaics for years, and has turned his craft toward the pressing and persistent problem of dangerous potholes in the Chicago area, particularly bad after an especially cold winter.

Chicago Artist Mends Potholes with Mosaics potholes mosaics Chicago

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crossconnectmag: “Artist Jim Bachor continued his guerilla effort to remedy Chicago’s pothole problem by creating a number of flower mosaics in streets around the city.

Stephen Wiltshire in UBS campaign - "We will not rest"  Stephen Wiltshire's most recent panorama drawing - created in New York in April 2011 - is now displayed at JFK airport on a giant 250ft billboard. It is a part of a global advertising campaign for the Swiss bank UBS that carries the theme "We will not rest", the New York Times reports.

Stephen Wiltshire/UBS campaign ~ actual video of this amazing artistic savant at work!

Street Art by French artist Levalet

Jeu de dupes – The Street Art by french artist Levalet

Latest from street artists and the world of urban art online // See more urban artists, wall murals, street art and more on Mr Pilgrim

Installation by Ghanaian artist El Anatsui (b.1944) at the Brooklyn Museum (2013). via Garrett Ziegler on flickr

Installation by Ghanaian artist El Anatsui at the Brooklyn Museum, 2013