American artist Tom Bob is running loose in the streets of New York, and let's hope nobody catches him.

Using street "furniture" like poles or electrical terminals, Tom creates colorful and whimsical pieces that interact with their surroundings. From turning a sewer into a frying pan, to transforming gas meters into quirky lobsters, Tom Bob is making the city a much happier place for everybody.

If you liked Bob's creative and witty work, check out the famous French OakOak (here, here, and here) whose art you might find equally entertaining.

More info: Instagram (h/t: ufunk)

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John L 1 year ago

This is so well thought out, it should be a special landmark. :D

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John L 1 year ago

Oh Lord, don't let the crab monsters loose on the city! :O

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Steffen Beth 1 year ago

Very nice.... Good eye for details...

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Oliver Gloxin 1 year ago

Freedom!

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Lara B. 1 year ago

Aaaw, thats so cute :)

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Lara B. 1 year ago

Prison-Snakes :D

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Kirsa Rasmussen 1 year ago

The key is in the wrong place in the keyhole - shame, since it is a great idea

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Skure 1 year ago

Brillant idea

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Lara B. 1 year ago

Awesome idea! But i guess it only works at a certain time of the day.

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John L 1 year ago

So, the sewer's gator population must be growing quickly eh? :D

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John L 1 year ago

Popeye saves the day,.....again! :D

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Hikari 1 year ago

This is where Pac Man went

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John L 1 year ago

Kissy Fish to the rescue! :D

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Rhon 1 year ago

Rosie!!! ❤️

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Nancy E 1 year ago

Whimsical & cute !

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John L 1 year ago

Now that's a picture she will treasure for the rest of her life. ;D

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Sammy Zayante 1 year ago

Love this

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Nora 1 year ago

The look in the eyes 🤣

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Roos 1 year ago

Cool!

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1 year ago

Where's pac-man

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John L 1 year ago

Captain Nemo of the New Yawk Underworld. ;D

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Rebekah 1 year ago

Who wouldn't want this? Great idea.

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John L 1 year ago

🎼"Hot Time, Summer in the City. Back'a my neck getting dirt and gritty..........................."🎼

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1 year ago

"Is he gone yet?" "Shhhh"

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Jennifer Hargett 1 year ago

Exxon: "Put a Tiger on Your Tank"

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George Cowie 1 year ago

Hey! Critics! Did you consider that it might have been created with the property owner's permission? Well, did you?

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Jerry Stover 1 year ago

I'm going to do my meter like this also! Great Idea

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Full Name 1 year ago

Right on. Caging fictitious birds is awful.

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Full Name 1 year ago

Do I hear a Who?

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Pat Wooster 1 year ago

One of the best!

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Aaron Ling 1 year ago

Another Chinese here just reporting in that I am in no way offended by this piece of art.

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Rhon 1 year ago

Cute!

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Neeraj Jha 1 year ago

"Spongebob, get off please?"

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Nancy E 1 year ago

A little too much in my face !

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John L 1 year ago

When you live in the city, you have to move fast, or......................☹

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Debra Kempthorne 1 year ago

We these all over out streets last spring, I coiled four of them up and put a black locust seed pod in front to look like a serpents tongue. (used a black marker for eyes)

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Babs Brooks 1 year ago

Metal mouth.

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DancingToMyself 1 year ago

That'll be also sad, this time because them dogs will urinate all over it. :p

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Bambi 1 year ago

This is two in one. Painting is a butler, shadow is an Oscar.

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Yvonne Kloehn 1 year ago

You just have to look at these creative expressions of art!!

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Full Name 1 year ago

How dare you sully what is otherwise perfectly innocent industrial garbage?!

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Neeraj Jha 1 year ago

VLC is not responding. Would you like to report it?

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Kate Curry 1 year ago

Any chance he can come to UK? BRILLIANT. No 10 is my favourite.

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Sandy Cameron 1 year ago

😆

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Wyndmere 1 year ago

Needs to finish the job with a square goatee.

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