Is it art? Sidewalk murals 1

Julian Beever Meeting Madame Butterfly, Mexico City

It's not permanent, it's in public spaces, people walk over it. So is sidewalk art actually art? I think these examples show what incredible art it can be. I'm partial to the first of the three artists shown below, Hani Shihada, because his works decorate the sidewalks of my upper west side neighborhood. .
Hani Shihada mural meets real life

Hani Shihada mural meets real life

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Hani Shihada sidewalk art ad campaign for Reebok NYC

Hani Shihada sidewalk art ad campaign for Reebok NYC

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Hani Shihada sidewalk mural of Michael Jackson

Hani Shihada sidewalk mural of Michael Jackson

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Hani Shihada sidewalk mural of Michael Jackson after the rain

Hani Shihada sidewalk mural of Michael Jackson after the rain

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Hani Shihada Beatles Tribute NYC

Hani Shihada Beatles Tribute NYC

. Julian Beever creates some fun and whimsical sidewalk paintings that play tricks with perspective. .
Julian Beever Queen Elizabeth London 1999

Julian Beever Queen Elizabeth London 1999

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Julian Beever Meeting Madame Butterfly, Mexico City

Julian Beever Meeting Madame Butterfly, Mexico City

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Julian Beever Time Square, Time Square NYC

Julian Beever Time Square, Time Square NYC

. Artist Kurt Wenner draws upon classical art and presents it with a new twist.
Kurt Wenner Babel

Kurt Wenner Babel

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Kurt Wenner Mermaids

Kurt Wenner Mermaids

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Kurt Wenner Giant

Kurt Wenner Giant


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