Dark City, Cool Art: Awesome Neo-Noir and Urban Fantasy Cityscapes

Illustration for article titled Dark City, Cool Art: Awesome Neo-Noir and Urban Fantasy Cityscapes

When you're in the city that never sleeps, you might want to keep one eye open at all times. Many of the best futuristic cities and urban fantasy stories take place in dark, dystopian cities.

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Check out some of our favorite neo-noir and fantasy noir art — and remember: The city is watching you.

Top image: Futuristic Cityscape by vindow at cgtantra.com

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Electronic 80s 2 by Paul Clements at behance.net

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Art Deco city concept by jubjubjedi at deviantART

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New Amsterdam Poster 1 by Colej-uk at deviantART

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Urban Warrior by Rickbw1 at deviantART

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Blade Runner 03 by ornicar at deviantART

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Neo Noir by e-mendoza at deviantART

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fire+ice by StandAlone-Complex at deviantART

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Megatropolis by Jamie Kinroy

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Ambiance blade runner by mikmeart at deviantART

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SciFi Noir by wolfeman99 at deviantART

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City: Crepusculix - Dark by Xyrga at deviantART

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Runner City by hecestmoi at deviantART

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Winter of 2038 by sanfranguy at deviantART

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Urban Angel - Suzume No Namida by JacobCharlesDietz at deviantART

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Harry Dresden by thegryph at deviantART

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Rain by masz-rum at deviantART

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Sci-Fi City Sunset by UrbanMelon at deviantART

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Vox Kali Roof scene by VulnePro at deviantART

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Speedpaint_88 by concept-on-mac at deviantART

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futuristic cityscape contest entry by eldritch48 at cgtantra.com

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futuristic city by kuroe702 at deviantART

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EPICA by tigaer at deviantART

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Midnight Run by Tony Rivera at behance.net

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Blade Runner 2 by Infernallo at deviantART

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Megatower Factories by Shimmering-Sword at deviantART

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Urban Fantasy Hero by seoulmanTED at deviantART

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Dangerous Days by Josh-Finney at deviantART

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Future Cityscape 1 by jarling-art at deviantART

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designguybrown

speaking of awesome neo-noir and urban fantasy - check out that new video game as art that just came out "LA Noire" - apparently first video game that has 'advanced and pervasive' cinematic quality - often challenging the notion of: 'uncanny valley' in its characters and 'scapes.