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Tribute To Graffiti: 50 Beautiful Graffiti Artworks

Tribute To Graffiti: 50 Beautiful Graffiti Artworks
Advertisement Street culture and graffiti are well-known for being provocative, appealing, bold and uncompromising. Originally used by gangs to mark their territory in some urban area, graffitis have now become a rich medium for unrestricted expression of ideas and statements. In fact, creative designers and artists across the globe use this form of art to deliver their message and showcase their work. Probably the most prominent graffiti artist is Banksy1, a famous pseudo-anonymous British artist whose works focus on topics such as politics, culture, and ethics. His art has appeared in cities around the world; it’s worth mentioning that Banksy does not sell photos of street graffiti or mount exhibitions of screenprints in commercial galleries. In this episode of Monday Inspiration series we are presenting a tribute to street art and graffiti — over 50 examples of beautiful and impressive graffiti artworks. Graffiti Art Michael.jh3 Mrzer4 Deuce 75 zevs6 imminentdisaster7 Banksy8 Marquis Lewis9

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Colorful Art Writers: 10 of the Best Graffiti Artists Humans have been expressing themselves by scrawling on walls since the earliest people lived in caves. But it wasn’t until the 1970s that we started taking our messages to the walls, trains and sidewalks of urban environments around the world. The graffiti movement, seen by some as mere vandalism, actually encompasses some impressive and talented artists. They’re attracted by the freedom that graffiti provides; the ability to simply make something without constraints.

Pedestrian Street Art by Peter Gibson Peter Gibson (aka Roadsworth) began painting the streets of Montreal in the fall of 2001. He was motivated by a desire for more bike paths in the city and a questioning of “car culture” in general. In the fall of 2004, Roadsworth was arrested for his nocturnal activities and charged with 53 counts of mischief. Despite the threat of heavy fines and a criminal record he received a relatively lenient sentence which he attributes in part to the public support he received subsequent to his arrest.Since that time, Roadsworth has received various commissions for his work and continues to be active in both visual art and music. Edit: the above artwork is by Banksy, also a great artist.

Brooklyn Street Art - ...loves you more every day. : Brooklyn Street Art Posted on April 7, 2014 “After photographing in the mosh pits for awhile I began to get familiar with patterns in the music. Eventually it got to the point where I could sense the moment coming when things would really cut loose and go berserk,” says painter Dan Witz about his process and method for catching the moment when the roiling mass of hardcore music fans hit the perfect state of frenzy. “NY Hardcore Paintings”, opening this past Saturday night and on view currently at The Jonathan Levine gallery in Chelsea, presents Witz with his new body of convulsing bodies and to say they are a revelation is only part of the story. When we saw his first mosh pit paintings a few years ago we were struck by the raw thrilling chaotic energy and calculated abandon in them – and reminded of many such nights in the 80s and 90s in lower Manhattan when we also joined in the fray.

Creative Street Art Art & Design A collection of funny, clever, and beautiful pieces of street art. Graffiti and Street Art - level 1 The Story of Street Art Modern graffiti began in big cities in the United States in the 1970s. In New York, young people wrote their names or “tags” in pen on walls around the city. 40 Striking Examples of Graffiti Art Graffiti has existed since ancient times with examples dating back to Ancient Greece and the Roman Empire. In modern times, spray paint, regular paint and markers are the most commonly used materials. Although the defacing of property is a crime punishable by law, many artists choose to express themselves this way. This form of art is also used by some for communicating social and political messages.

Art More than 400 invited guests attended the opening event of The Art Hunter in Sydney on Tuesday night. The Art Hunter launch is a collaboration between The Cool Hunter and Jaguar, and the opening night was also the Australian debut of the spectacular Jaguar C-X17 concept car. To present The Art Hunter, we engaged our dream team of collaborators, led by the incomparable Natalie Longeon and Peter Pengly from The Artistry (they designed and executed our Summer Lovers Rotate store as well), to transform a 500 m2 warehouse in Alexandria into a genuinely exciting, temporary three-week art exhibition experience.

# Amazing pieces of street art by Russian artist Pavel Puhov. I absolutely love this playful interaction with urban surroundings. More pieces at Street Art Utopia. Banksy artwork takes a swipe at design of new World Trade Centre A work of art offered by Banksy to his temporary home in New York is a scathing attack on the new World Trade Center – "that building is a disaster. Well no, disasters are interesting" – and a sideswipe at the New York Times for refusing to print his view. During a month as the city's unofficial artist in residence, Banksy has been teasing his fans and tormenting the authorities with a daily revelation on his website of his latest gift to the city. His latest shows a wall stencilled with the words "this site contains blocked messages", over a piece mocked up in the New York Times's distinctive typeface, headed "The biggest eyesore in New York is not the graffiti, argues Banksy, it's under construction at ground zero." He explains: "Today's piece was going to be an op-ed column in the New York Times.

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