129 Times People Found Unexpected Art In The Most Random Things
What is the main factor that makes art what it is? It may sound like a rhetorical question or maybe too generic to find an answer that fits everyone. But for the purposes of this post, we can say that art has what it takes to make you stop right on your feet and trigger some pure, genuine awe — even for just a couple of seconds.
From the Sistine Chapel to “The Great Wave off Kanagawa,” plenty of works have captured people’s imagination and attention. But what about when you’re just walking down the street and see something so random yet beautiful that seems like it should belong to a museum? From the lines of a cracked phone screen to the ice on trees during winter, everyday objects can form patterns and shapes that are both awe-inspiring and unexpected. Whatever the case may be, you can’t help but stop and stare at this random piece of art that is just… there, in all its offbeat creativity and glory.
Not sure what we’re talking about? Time to show you then. Scroll down and take a look at this collection of unexpected art, aka art gems hiding in plain sight! We’ve scoured the internet to find some of the best examples of art in everyday life, shared by the people who captured them! Each picture is unique, and all of them are proof that you never know where the next piece of accidental art might be hiding. They all challenge traditional notions of what art is and where it can be found — and the best part? They weren’t born with the intention of being art, making their beauty all the more remarkable!
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In Cute Cat News, My Mom Put Up An Easter Decal On Our Front Door And It Makes Gigi Look Like A Dr. Seuss Character
Gigi didn't want just one superpower. Gigi wanted all of them.
Something Bumped Against A Wall At Work And Made A Painting Of A Snowy Town
Rainstorm Creates A Watercolor Painting On Windshield
Art Only Nature Can Create. My Fence This Morning After A Snowy Night On Terschelling, The Netherlands
Sunset Reflected In A Broken Mirror
Took A Small Squirt Of My Shaving Gel, And Got A Little Chicken!
This Shadow From Two Different Trees In My Parking Lot
Even The Shadows In Scotland Are Plaid
This Cracked Windshield Looks Like A Van Gogh
A Patient Experienced Claustrophobia And Had A Panic Attack During A Ct Scan
The Pattern The Ice Left On My Grill
The Corrosion On This Water Tap Looks Like A Map
Wait, I think I live near there! How'd a map of my town end up on your faucet? Someone call the North American Cartographer Association and ask.
The Dark Side Of The Moon Art Work Appeared On My Wall
Beautiful Cabbage Art
At First I Thought This Was Mosaic Tile, Until I Got Closer And Found It Has Been In The Sun Too Long
This Is What Happens When The Triple Foam Breaks At The Car Wash
The Aftermath From A Tornado That Passed Through Mayfield Kentucky - On Display
*wearing 3D glasses* It's almost like it's really happening!! Oh...
Art By Nature
The Opening In This Wall Looks Like A Piece Of Art Hanging On It
A Rock Created Bird Shaped Window Art On My Car
This Door Handle On A Frosty Morning
This Tree Stump Looks Like A Really Cool Skyline
This Belonged Here
Oranges Photographed Through The Glass Panes Of A Greenhouse
Icicle Shaped Like A Hummingbird
If You Zoom In It Looks Like A Turner Landscape
A Pen Exploded On Our Office Wall, So I Converted It Into A Modern Art Exhibit
My Daughter Dumped Out Her Acrylics In The Sink
It's in the sink! The question is, what does the intentional art look like?
The Guy At Walmart Looked At Me Like I Was Weird For Taking A Picture Of My Paint Before He Could Mix It
Deer Formed From An Accidental Drop Of Black Paint
When You Go To The Library And Accidentally End Up In Interstellar
A Clock In A Server Room Where I Work Is Accidental Modern Art
First Rain, Then Freezing Temperatures = Nature Art
Dust In A Wine Glass Creates A Galaxy
The Way This Car Froze
Work In A Paint Store, The Tint Came Out Looking Like A Volcano Erupting
Spilled Flour On Black Countertop = Cosmic Event
There's going to be a collision in a few billion years! Duck!
I Dropped Some Water, Opened The Table Extension To Dry And A City Landscape With Temples And Pinnacles Appeared
When You Fill The Soap With Remnants From Multiple Soap Bottles And Accidentally Make A Mana Potion
The Art On This Shovel After A Day Of Work
Paper Jammed In My Scanner And I Accidentally Created Abstract Art
I feel like it says something, but all I can make out is llIlElOlIl
This Smudge Looks Like A Mountain
These Natural Art By Fungus On My Mom's Kitchen Cupboard Wall
Accidental Art: Water, Chalk, LEGO Dried On A Table
Accidentally Took A Photo With My Phone Inside My Pocket, Created A Wonderful Effect
This Happened When I Went To Spread Margarine On My Toast
Our Campsite Matched Our Meal Cover Art
A Piece Of Art At The Office - Displays The Live Ticker Tape Headlines, Thrown Into The Trash
The Photo Taken Through My Bathroom Window Looks Like A Real Piece Of Art
I Spilled Some Coffee In My Lunch Box And The Stain It Created On The Cover Of My Books Looks As If It Is Part Of The Cover Art.
This Potato We Pulled From Our Garden Looks Like A Vegetable Art Piece
I see a person leaning on one arm and scratching the back of their neck with the other.
I Had Prepared A Few Agar Plates And Stored Them In A Poorly Sterilized Bag For A While. Now It Has Become Art
Coffee Stain Kitty
Thank you, thank you, I know I'm beautiful. If anyone else needs a model, I charge one mousie toy, two socks, and a can of tuna.