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 2 years ago

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

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John L 2 years ago

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

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Steffen Beth 2 years ago

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

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Oliver Gloxin 2 years ago

Freedom!

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Lara B. 2 years ago

Aaaw, thats so cute :)

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Lara B. 2 years ago

Prison-Snakes :D

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Kirsa Rasmussen 2 years ago

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

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Skure 2 years ago

Brillant idea

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Lara B. 2 years ago

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

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John L 2 years ago

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

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John L 2 years ago

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

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Hikari 2 years ago

This is where Pac Man went

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John L 2 years ago

Kissy Fish to the rescue! :D

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Rhon 2 years ago

Rosie!!! ❤️

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Nancy E 2 years ago

Whimsical & cute !

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John L 2 years ago

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

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Sammy Zayante 2 years ago

Love this

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Nora 2 years ago

The look in the eyes 🤣

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Roos 2 years ago

Cool!

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2 years ago

Where's pac-man

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John L 2 years ago

Captain Nemo of the New Yawk Underworld. ;D

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Rebekah 2 years ago

Who wouldn't want this? Great idea.

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John L 2 years ago

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

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2 years ago

"Is he gone yet?" "Shhhh"

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Jennifer Hargett 2 years ago

Exxon: "Put a Tiger on Your Tank"

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George Cowie 2 years 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 2 years ago

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

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Full Name 2 years ago

Right on. Caging fictitious birds is awful.

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Full Name 2 years ago

Do I hear a Who?

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Pat Wooster 2 years ago

One of the best!

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Aaron Ling 2 years ago

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

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Rhon 2 years ago

Cute!

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Neeraj Jha 2 years ago

"Spongebob, get off please?"

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Nancy E 2 years ago

A little too much in my face !

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John L 2 years ago

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

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Debra Kempthorne 2 years 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 2 years ago

Metal mouth.

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DancingToMyself 2 years ago

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

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Bambi 2 years ago

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

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Yvonne Kloehn 2 years ago

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

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Full Name 2 years ago

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

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Neeraj Jha 2 years ago

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

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Kate Curry 2 years ago

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

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Sandy Cameron 2 years ago

😆

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Wyndmere 2 years ago

Needs to finish the job with a square goatee.

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