Best Art Posts of 2013

Our most popular Art posts from 2013 couldn’t be more diverse, with magical installations, street art, modern art tattoos, and projects using thousands of colored pencils. There’s even some toilet paper thrown in for good measure. Join us in revisiting the most read art-related posts from this year.

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Best Art Posts of 2013
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10. Urban Geode Street Art
An art project that places small art installations made from shiny paper into random cracks, crevices, and holes.

9. Spectacular Wood Sculptures: City Series by McNabb & Co.
Jaw-dropping sculptures carved from discarded wood to create abstract buildings, giving you the feeling of looking down on a city.

8. Beertone: A Beer Color Reference Guide
Much like a Pantone color reference guide, Beertone aims to educate you on beer, or at least the color of it.

7. Amazing Wall of 12,000 Colored Pencils: colourSPACE
Where there’s a blank wall, blackLAB Architects will find a way to turn it into something truly amazing.

6. This Restaurant Facade Tricks the Eye With Tape
A boring facade in Madrid gets a makeover that gives off a visual illusion of a projected beam of light. The beam, however, is made up of bright yellow tape.

5. Şakir Gökçebağ – Installations Made Out of Toilet Paper
This artist turns everyday toilet paper into elegant installations making an ordinary item into something extremely beautiful.

4. Modern Art Tattoos by Amanda Wachob
Even if you’re not down with tattoos, you can’t help but appreciate the work of this Brooklyn-based tattoo artist.

3. DIY Screen Printing Kits From DIY Print Shop
Whether you want to start your own business or crank out a few t-shirts for yourself, this kit has you covered. It will ease all your screen printing anxieties and make the process super fun.

2. An Installation Made From 8,080 Colored Pencils
Another cool project with colored pencils, this time 8,080 for an installation to celebrate the centennial anniversary of the University of Minnesota School of Architecture.

And the most popular Art post of 2013 is…

1. Chain Link Fencing As Art: Unwoven Light Installation
A painstakingly tedious installation that was composed of 37 suspended units of chain link fencing interspersed with pieces of iridescent Plexiglas that created ever-changing rainbows of color.

Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.