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Wild animals, pop culture icons invade French streets
Mon, Aug 04, 2014 at 09:00 AM
Photos courtesy of Oakoak
French artist Oakoak imbues his charming works of street art with a heavy dose of pop-culture whimsy. The city where he produces his quirky pieces is Saint-Étienne, France, a historically industrial hub that is seeing a shift in urban dynamics.
In hopes of making the city a little brighter while it undergoes a revitalization, Oakoak creates these clever public interventions that turn crumbling facades into sea lions (above) and bent metal rails into kicking bags for the iconic yellow-suited Bruce Lee (below).
Continue below for more of these humorous juxtapositions that answer important questions like "where do all the polar bears go now that the polar ice caps are melting?" and "what does Chuck Norris do when he misses the bus?"
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