During the 1930s, the Mexican painter David Alfaro Siqueiros discovered a new type of art — accidental painting. The aesthetic and complexity of chaotically mixed paints stunned both the artist and the audience. The most surprising element was that such a masterpiece could be achieved with such minimal effort.
Sometimes life doesn’t go as planned, but that is not necessarily a bad thing. In fact, sometimes accidents actually lead to a better result than the one initially planned, especially when it comes to art. And, as it turns out, accidental art is all around us. In the photo collection below, we gathered a few such happy accidents that resulted in unique, cool, and one-of-a-kind ‘masterpieces’. Take a look.