this phenomenon started with the graffiti art boom that was born on the streets of New York in the 1960s, but exploded after the graffiti art boom in the 1980s.
it was a very controversial topic because for many years graffiti was considered a form of vandalism.
it wasn’t until recently that people embraced it as a form of art.
& we owe it to the artists that took this form of art to the next level!
the 3D street art was a major breakthrough in this field & you will understand immediately why!
10. Manfred Stader in London
one of the most talked about street artists, Manfred Stader, did it again!
it was impossible not to get to London, right?
well, down to the Covent Garden, in front of the restaurant we have The Costa Cup of Coffee!
an unbelievably realistic painted cup of coffee that is hard to believe is not real lies there & became the main spot of the market.
on the foam, there is also a frog which was manually created by using chaff.
of course, the cup became a symbol & not only tourists, but also residents took hundreds of photos “sitting” on the plate under the cup.
Manfred Stader in London
9. Kurt Wenner in Italy
in front of the City Offices in “La Favorita” lies this impressive work of art of no other than Kurt Wenner.
the piece is part of a special series, but I will let him tell you more about it:
“I later did a trilogy of modern “Hells.” These were titled “Gluttony,” “Office Stress,” & “The Ghetto.” all of these images juxtaposed the contemporary world with the values of classical drawing.”
as a response to the changes that took place on that site where instead of the offices there once was a beautiful villa, he did this huge & impressive 3D drawing.
although it is a frustrating reminder for the people working in those offices, even they must admit that the artist did a terrific job!
Kurt Wenner in Italy
8. Titanic Painting in Germany
apparently Titanic took a twist on its way to America & ended on a wall in Berlin!
so, how would you feel if one day you would wake up & take a slow walk to the store when suddenly, out of nowhere a giant ship seems to hit you?!
you may say terrible, but trust me, you will feel absolutely amazed when you realize that it’s just a painting!
this impressive artwork will definitely turn your head on the street!
the drawing occupies the walls of a whole building & features a giant ship that seems to go down the streets. it looks like is coming out from between two buildings, the effect is stunnishing!
Titanic Painting in Germany
7. Kurt Wenner in Belgium
watch your steps! you don’t want to fall into…well, Piccadilly Circus!
this is probably one of the best three-dimensional street paintings that is called “The Belgian Underground”.
it should come as no surprise because Kurt Wenner is in fact the inventor of 3D pavement art himself!
he invented a new geometry that creates images that seem like they rise from or fall into the ground.
& this Picaddilly Circus scene on – or should I day under? – the street of Brussels is the perfect proof that he indeed made an awesome invention!
Kurt Wenner in Belgium
6. 3D Joe & Max for Sprite
did you think that 3D Paintings were a sensation only in the street? well, you were wrong!
on the floor of an, pay attention, office building an amazing 3D chalk drawing was created by 3D Joe & Max!
featuring the new Sprite campaign, the duo created this spectacular drawing of a man who surfs a wave of Sprite over an amazing 3d waterfall!
no need to say it was a real success!
people went there to see the fantastic and realistic drawing & to take pictures on the “surf board”!
3D art at its best!
3D Joe & Max for Sprite
5. Kurt Wenner for Universal Studios
yes, it’s Kurt Wenner again with this astounding artwork created fot Universal Studios Japan’s 10th anniversary!
what I didn’t tell you before is that this special artist is a former NASA employee!
he managed to invent these 3D optical illusion by using his mathematical skill.
bet you didn’t even think about that!
this picture showing Spiderman is one of the best examples of his work.
the drawing is about 50 feet long and 20 feet wide, plus vertical artwork as well!
this is insane!
Kurt Wenner for Universal Studios
4. 3D Joe & Max in London
the amazing duo formed by Joe & Max shocked us again!
in 2011, they set the Guinness World Record for the Largest 3D Street Art!
Joe & Max painted a giant picture of plunging cliffs & waterfalls on a West London’s street which was sponsored by Reebok CrossFit.
the site was 12,490 square foot and everybody was allowed to take part in the Reebok CrossFit workout of the day on the impressive landscape underneath their feet.
nice job, Joe & Max, nice job!
3D Joe & Max in London
3. Edgar Müller in Ireland
from 21 to 24 of August 2008, in Ireland at the “Festival of World Culture” Edgar Müller made history with this piece of work that enchanted people from all over the world!
for this edition of the festival, Edgar took care of an enormous slice of the East Pier & painted a dramatic ice age scene – “The Crevasse”.
an unbelievable image was created that takes your breathe away & freezes you for a second.
after Edgar finished, an apocalyptic crack in the ground was opened!
I bet you will stop before taking foot on that scene!
Edgar Müller in Ireland
2. Edgar Müller in Moscow, Russia
back in 2009, the famous Edgar Müller was invited to a street art festival in Moscow, Russia, that was organized by the MEGA shopping Centre.
the event took place after the disaster that was caused by the forest & peat fires. Edgar & his team were warned by the media about the disaster that still persisted, but they didn’t quite imagine what was waiting for them down there as he says in an interview:
“The impressions of the following five days (including preparation day) are too hard to describe in words for me. An absurd, almost surreal situation presented itself to us.”
the theme of the painting was completely free of choice, so Edgar got really excited.
inspired by a previous trip to the island of Cres, he wanted to bring a little of that landscape to Moscow. the first idea he had about the painting was called “The Lagoon”, but given the circumstances that was no longer appropriate.
as a true artist that he is, Edgar succeeded to make an incredible piece of art to fit the sceneray, which was also the first project of his series “Unconditional love”.
Edgar Müller in Moscow, Russia
1. Edgar Müller in Germany
Edgar Müller shows us again what true 3D Street Art means!
back in Germany he did this mind blowing work of art!
a frightening scene showing the remains of a street. underneath is a rushing river at the bottom of numerous rocks decaying from flowing lava.
don’t worry though, it’s just an innocent optical illusion!
but to be honest, I’d stop for a second before walking down this street.
Edgar Müller in Germany
were you impressed by these absolutely amazing 3D Street Artworks?
which one did you like the most?