While street art is often best known for covering walls, many artists prefer a more three dimensional canvas. Staircases are a simple piece of urban architecture that we usually don't give a second thought, unless that thought it 'How many more steps til I reach the top!?'
Here are some examples of street artists subverting the norm, and turning inconspicuous staircases into incredible works of public art. Stairs are a change to play with shape and perspective that you don't get when painting murals on walls. Keep scrolling to get inspired to paint your own front steps at home!
1. This rainbow staircase in Istanbul.
8. This work by Xomatok in Lima, Peru titled 'Snake of Light.'