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Recent Street Interventions by Oakoak Turn Architectural Details into Visual Puns

March 5, 2018

Laura Staugaitis

Street artist Oakoak (previously) continues his clever street interventions, cracking visual jokes by combining urban architectural details with well-placed painted additions. Oakoak’s eye for such juxtapositions might be explained, in part, by his former career in urban planning. His interventions often incorporate wildlife or pop culture icons, like a bullfrog’s […]

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A UFO Abduction on the Streets of Dresden by OakOak

February 17, 2017

Christopher Jobson

Here’s a fun piece in Dresden by street artist OakOak (previously) who also recently published a new book. You can follow more of his quirky pop-culture influenced street installations on Instagram. (via Street Art Utopia) https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/ufo-oak-oak.jpg

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Urban Diversion: Playful Street Art Interventions on the Streets of France by OakOak

July 1, 2015

Christopher Jobson

Street artist OakOak (previously) continues to bring smiles and double-takes to his hometown of St. Etienne, France, an old industrial town with drab facades and cracked sidewalks ripe for his unique brand of visual jokes. He shares his love for superheroes, the Simpsons, Bruce Lee, and other pop culture references […]

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A Shadowy Snoopy on the Streets of Saint-Etienne, France by OakOak

February 20, 2015

Christopher Jobson

Street artist OakOak (previously) transformed a parking meter shadow into a perfect silhouette of Snoopy’s famous dog house this past Valentine’s Day in Saint-Etienne, France. You can see more of his recent street interventions here. (via StreetArtNews, Laughing Squid) https://www.thisiscolossal.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/oakoak.jpg oakoak

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Humorous Urban Interventions on the Streets of France by OakOak

July 11, 2014

Christopher Jobson

Based in the old industrial town of St. Etienne, France, street artist oakoak (previously) relies on a keen sense of observation to create his humorous interventions on walls, streets, and sidewalks. Cracks and crumbling infrastructure become the backdrop for superheroes and other pop culture characters who interact with their surrounds […]

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Brilliant Urban Interventions by OakOak Turn Crumbling City Infrastructure into a Visual Playground

January 2, 2013

Christopher Jobson

According to the Outsiders, street artist OaKoAk lives and works in St. Etienne, France where he works not as an artist but instead at a desk as a “pen pusher”. Untrained in painting or fine art of any kind, he instead uses stencils, paint, and occasionally adhesive superheros to give […]

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