The world is full of stairs; dull, humdrum stairs. Fortunately, street artists from around the world have transformed staircases in these public spaces into masterpieces. Viewed from the right vantage point, they create a feast for the eyes, uplift communities and create a vibrant public spaces.

Journey around the world with us…

pablo-garbarino

Auckland, New Zealand: Credit: Flickr / Pablo Garbarino

lynda

Piano Stairs, Valparaiso, Chile: Credit: Flickr/Lynda

sivi-steys

Berlin, FriedrichshainCredit:  Flickr/Sivi Steys

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Seoul, South Korea: Credit: Flickr / Hwan Kim

rachel

Philadelphia Museum of Modern Art: Credit: Flickr / Rachel

invisiblecompany

Seoul, North Korea: Credit: Flickr / invisiblecompany