Art on the Street

Manhole Cover

Manhole cover tableOne interesting medium for street art is the Storm Drain, and you can view a great collection of these paintings at flickr. But it is the Manhole Covers that seem to attract fanatics. “Manhole Graffiti” makes a magnificent table, and the artwork tends to be a trend in Japan.

For more images, check out the Japanese manhole covers at flickr and the results of the 2004 Vancouver BC “Art Underfoot” competition.

For those of you having a fanatic attack about designing manhole covers, you can begin to satisfy your cravings by reading the book, “Designs Underfoot: The Art of Manhole Covers in New York City“; or, you can just buy one to hang it from the New York First Company.

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