new eye photos - Art on the Street

I love the idea of recycling disused objects and creating aesthetically pleasing scenes with them. Like people, many objects become more beautiful as they age. This old suitcase with the colourful plants on a street in Riga epitomises this concept.
I love the idea of recycling disused objects and creating aesthetically pleasing scenes with them. Like people, many objects become more beautiful as they age. This old suitcase with the colourful plants on a street in Riga epitomises this concept.
In the country of Georgia virtually every town has a fascinating and diverse range of sculptures, mosaics or other form of art on the streets. This huge ceramic relief in Kutaisi is located near the main market square and depicts many historical events and people of note from Georgia's past.
This carved stone relief showing a Whirling Dervish is near the Blue Mosque in Istanbul.
A tradition exists in Vilnuis whereby couples show their love for one another by engraving their names onto a padlock and then locking this onto the rails of a public bridge.
Tiles on the exterior of Kunsthaus in Vienna typify the wonderful art of the now deceased Hundertwasser. His work is displayed in this very unique gallery (his former home).
There is a prolific amount of interesting art on the island of Santorini. This photo was taken on a street in the stunning village of Ia. The whole island is a paradise for photographers.
This is not on the street, but in a restaurant run by an artist in Warsaw. The whole decor of the place is quaint and quirky as the recycled artifacts like the objects shown here really fit in with the location (it is an old factory where medical equipment was made in former Soviet times).
A very poignant scene from a remnant of the Berlin Wall. The kilometre long section of the wall is a stark and quite surreal reminder of those bleak times in this part of Europe.
The statue of an embracing couple beneath an umbrella is the centre piece of a small park in Tbilisi, Georgia. There are often elderly people here chatting, reading newspapers, playing backgammon or entertaining their grandchildren.
These brass shoes on the banks of the river Danube in Budapest are a poignant reminder of the Holocaust.
A contemporary bronze sculpture on a bridge in Tbilisi, Georgia. The city contains many of this type of sculpture.
A wonderful painting extends from the framed photograph in Vilnuis, Lithuania.
This stone sculpture is the centre piece located within the cloisters of a church in Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic.
An interesting shadow from the bronze sculpture of the elderly man and his walking stick in Vilnuis.
A head turning collection of artistic wooden carved seats outside a bar in Cesky Krumlov in the Czech Republic.
A humorous statue greets tourists in the main square in central Krakow.
A cool advertising sign in the UNESCO Heritage town of Cesny Krumlov, Czech Republic.
A very somber installation depicting the tragedy of the Iron Curtain in Budapest, Hungary
Brightly coloured sculpture on the wall outside a gallery in Cesny Krumlov, Czech Republic
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