Some of the most beloved public art in Austin, Texas, just showed up one day, surprising and delighting residents who happened across it. Some of it isn't even instantly recognizable as art, and many take it for a mysterious landscape feature or a utility, seamlessly integrating with its surroundings. But once locals have become attached to a piece of art, they'll passionately defend it against encroaching development. Here are 10 pieces, from the officially sanctioned to the spontaneously spray-painted, that live in plain sight in Austin; some are unmissable and some you might not have even known were intentional.
10 Awesome Pieces of Art in Austin Hidden in Plain Sight
Who knew Austin was filled with so many unique works of art?
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