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StreetArt2013HeaderNow that 2013 is coming to an end, the Best of the Year lists are starting to pop up. Here is a selection of the year’s most eye catching and creative street art from around the world, each with different social messages and graphic styles.

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NeleAzevedaHeaderNele Azevedo is a Brazilian visual artist best known for her “Melting Man’ installations. Azevedo carves thousands of small figures and places them on monuments across the globe where audiences congregate to watch them melt. While she doesn’t claim to be a climate activist, the basis for these interventions is to draw attention to urgent matters that threaten our existence on this planet.

Thanks to Joe Koufman for today’s fodder.

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JusinGagnicHeaderNew York based artist Justin Gignac is from the school of thought that packaging is the most important part of marketing a product. He believes in it so much that he has enterprisingly began selling trash. Gignac takes ‘hand picked’ pieces of refuse from the streets of New York, sorts them into loosely related groups and places them in simply designed acrylic boxes. So far, he has moved over 1,400 units to buyers from over 25 different countries.

The regular units sell for $50 each, while limited edition ones from events like Obama’s inauguration go for double the usual asking price.

Thanks to Joe Koufman for today’s fodder.

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Brazilan born, Connecticut based, artist Dalton Ghetti has spent 25 years perfecting one of the most rare and detail oriented mediums there is, pencil lead sculptures. Armed with a razor blade, sewing needle and a sculpting knife, Dalton carefully works on his carvings that take upwards of a few years to complete. Click the link below to check out the rest of his work.

http://www.juxtapoz.com/Current/pencil-lead-sculptures-by-dalton-ghetti