Nobody wants to live in a drab world, and cities are aware their citizens require beauty to make their lives better. Not every person in a city is rich, and art can be very expensive. Rather than deprive people, cities often contract artists to create beauty in public parks and...

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When it comes to art, people tend to think of pieces and projects that will be around for years or even centuries. They hold on to the belief that an artist who would put time into planning and executing a work would want it preserved. While this is true for...

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The creative process is now always as smooth and easy as people believe it to be, and many of them see pieces and think they could have done it on their own. The value of art is the original vision the artist has, and that is where many people stumble....

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Children often rush outdoors in the cold weather when snow has fallen, and they create their own art and buildings from this fluffy substance. While it is a cherished part of many childhoods, there are a few of them who grow up and become artists. They have never lost touch...

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Graffiti has long been the bane of city officials and building owners, but times have changed. Street art is now the term used for people who create graffiti, and some of them have now found a prosperous career rather than a criminal background for their work. Previously, they painted on...

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Large buildings and busy streets are the hallmarks of cities, and artists who create works for these urban areas must consider these factors. Cities are places where people are in a hurry, and they usually do not have a lot of time to dawdle on their way. For this reason,...

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Large murals on the outside of modern buildings have become popular in recent years, but most of them are painted onto walls rather than made of individual tiles inlaid into the floor. While modern style accounts for much of this trend, floor murals were often made of many small pieces...

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Large cities have long been on forefront of the art world, and many artists flock to places like London, Paris or New York City to make their name. They dream of major gallery events, and they are eager for the day they will have their own successful show. Many of them are disappointed and move back home when the world of buyers and collectors reject their offerings, but those that make it celebrate their successes.

Art is a world where trends flourish and then die quickly, but this does not discourage those who create. They are always looking forward to their next project, and each artist contributes to the overall success of any artist. Their visions and dreams are brought into reality in many different venues, and these include murals, sculptures and paintings. Some artists specialize in forms that are temporary such as chalk art, ice sculptures and urban art that is better known as graffiti.