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Olympics-inspired art

2012-07-26 06:58:16 GMT2012-07-26 14:58:16(Beijing Time)  SINA.com

Street artist James Cochran, also known as Jimmy C, works on his spray painted picture of Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt in Sclater street car park in east London July 19, 2012. Cochran said this was done as an homage to the London 2012 Olympic Games, which begin July 27. (REUTERS/Paul Hackett).

An installation of paper bananas attached to a public telephone box, created by Brazilian graphic artist Breno Pineschi as part of as part of the arts campaign 'Rio Occupation London', is seen in South Kensington, London July 19, 2012. Before London hands over the Olympic baton to Rio De Janeiro, 30 of Rio's top artists have 30 days to blast the capital with their city's most vibrant, cutting edge, culture. (REUTERS/Andre Camara)

Workers check the function of the hydraulic arms of a London bus that is being transformed into a robotic sculpture by Czech artist David Cerny in Prague July 2, 2012. The bus, which Cerny hopes could become an unofficial mascot of the London 2012 Olympic Games, does push-ups with the help of an engine powering a pair of robotic arms, and the motion is accompanied by a recording of sounds evoking tough physical effort. It will be parked outside the Czech Olympic headquarters in London for the duration of the Games. (REUTERS/Petr Josek)

Czech artist David Cerny poses next to a London bus that he has transformed into a robotic sculpture in Prague July 2, 2012. The bus, which Cerny hopes could become an unofficial mascot of the London 2012 Olympic Games, does push-ups with the help of an engine powering a pair of robotic arms, and the motion is accompanied by a recording of sounds evoking tough physical effort. It will be parked outside the Czech Olympic headquarters in London for the duration of the Games. (REUTERS/Petr Josek)

A London bus that has been transformed into a robotic sculpture by Czech artist David Cerny is assembled in front of the Czech Olympic headquarters in London July 22, 2012. The bus, which Cerny hopes could become an unofficial mascot of the London 2012 Olympic Games, does push-ups with the help of an engine powering a pair of robotic arms and the motion is accompanied by a recording of sounds evoking tough physical effort. It will be parked outside the Czech Olympic headquarters in London for the duration of the Games. (REUTERS/Marika Kochiashvili)

An Olympic mascot, painted in the likeness of Big Ben, is displayed across the River Thames from the actual Big Ben on Saturday, July 21, 2012, in London. The statue is one of 84 fiberglass sculptures of the mascots Wenlock or Mandeville that were painted by various artists and erected across the city for the 2012 London Olympic Games. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel).

An Olympic mascot, painted in the likeness of Big Ben, is displayed across the River Thames from the actual Big Ben on Saturday, July 21, 2012, in London. The statue is one of 84 fiberglass sculptures of the mascots Wenlock or Mandeville that were painted by various artists and erected across the city for the 2012 London Olympic Games. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)A man walks past an Olympic mascot statue painted in the likeness of a map Monday, July 23, 2012, in London. The statue is one of 84 fiberglass sculptures of the mascots Wenlock or Mandeville that were painted by various artists and erected across the city for the 2012 London Olympic Games. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel).

Appreciate some pieces of amazingly creative artworks inspired by Olympics in London.

(Agencies)

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