Artist Michael Pederson leaves clever little works of street art around the city that seem to carry on a conversation with whoever happens to find them. From mock gallery placards to solemn proclamations and funny signs his works of urban art are little bites of humor that will brighten your day.

Pederson began with his art installations in 2013, but not many of his cool artworks last more than a month. “I think we travel through urban space without really seeing it most of the time,” Pederson told CityLab. “I like the idea of interfering with the overly familiar background blur … Ideally with something a passerby might see out of the corner of an eye, like a street sign.”

With a background in painting, music, and film, it seems like he’ll never run out of creative ideas. We look forward to seeing what he comes up with next.

More info: miguelmarquezoutside.com (h/t: laughinsquid, demilked)

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