What you see on the picture above is not a photoshopped version of pic before and after but rather a real life before and after shots of the illegal street art. Yes, it was totally illegal and guerrilla act of decorating world around us in Russian city of Novosibirsk – the third largest city of the nation. It was meticiously planned way ahead which involved taking the precise measurments and then crafting the giant lampshades that covered the street lamps. The result is a beautiful creation which shaded the street light and turned the street into a more miraclous place.
Check this video to understand how it looks in real life:
At first the authorities wanted to take it down but they received numerous calls of the people from the neighborhood demanding to leave this stuff on, for the sake of the beauty and art and at the end of the day they gave up and decided to leave those shades in place.
This is how it was mounted, overnight and while nobody was watching: