The man to credit for bringing street art into established gallery spaces is Banksy. It's one of my all-time favorite acts of vandalism ever, simply because of how beautifully coordinated it all was. However, the photographer is clear that his aim is not to say tagging and graffiti should be decriminalized altogether. Does the market for street art create a difference between vandalism and graffiti? It is not art, it is vandalism. A rebel is someone who goes against the laws set by athuority. This street art beautifies cities by giving them character and making them look unique and personal.
And yes, that even counts the well-known and popular Grateful Dead rock at Belle Isle. Public opinion on graffiti is split. Having recognized the force of graffiti as an art, many cities have embraced it by giving artists legal space to create their art. Besides repairing damage, there are other high costs to teen vandalism. But graffiti art is an art form born from graffiti techniques. He is a professional artist that is paid for his fantastic work. The expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture, producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power.
But you know what takes even more balls? Gang-related crimes and violence are the crimes most commonly associated with graffiti. I got 45 days community service for that, because it violated part of my 2007 parole for graffiti vandalism. This has nothing to do with being set in our ways or being behind the times and everything to do with respect for your community. Why do they need to tag public property? So thats why graffiti is not art because it is wrong. The problem is, our public spaces are being sold out from under us anyway.
He, more than anyone else, has legitimised the genre and spawned a new generation of young imitators — much to the chagrin of those who want to clean up behind them. Publicly viewable vandalism changes the atmosphere of a place. But after I ran into some legal trouble and had to quit doing graffiti, it made me so miserable that I had to go see a therapist. I suggest that graffiti vandals need get a good job and earn enough money to tag their own property. There's a reason the sort of magazines that cater to frightened, out-of-touch parents portray tagging the same way they do a heroin addiction: A hoodie and gloves, in November? It is not a youthful prank, it is a crime.
First of all, if you see an area that has been damaged or defaced by teen vandalism, report it immediately. The most common contraption I came across was a simple tripwire alarm, but sometimes I'd find more elaborate traps, like a deep hole cleverly obscured by cardboard boxes and old newspapers. . Can anybody think he is not an artist? It adds character to what would otherwise just be grey and boring. All Pictures have been taken from different sources.
But would you feel the same way if you saw a really breathtaking piece of graffiti art on an otherwise dull wall in the city? Email This Story Send email to this address Enter Your Name Add a comment here Verification Send Email Cancel Graffiti covers the walls of freeways, bridges and buildings, showcasing the talent of those who create the beautiful imagery. It is wrong and shouldn't be done. Art is used so that people see the political and social reality of the world. The whole thing reportedly went down in 23 seconds flat. Allow them to get a job babysitting, mowing lawns, or walking dogs, which will instill a strong work ethic and help them earn extra money while keeping them busy. What art can do If art is capable of anything in this world, it is cutting through the dross of everyday existence. Depending on the state and the severity of the crime, graffiti penalties include fines, cleanup costs, driving license suspension or felony conviction.
When we value street art as art, we can engage with it as a community and help to grow it into something beautiful. But this is not reciprocated. So y'all haters who are not willing to look at the big picture and think what graffiti really entails can call it vandalism, crime, whatever you want but remember if jackson pollock splashed his paint all over the wall on the street he would get arrested too. I was so angry when I saw some stupid sentence written on the just colored wall of the school. The money men will not help much, for all their attempts to cash in on street art. I was eventually released due to lack of evidence, but that wasn't the last time the city of Los Angeles would go after me. Art is any feild using skills or technique, art is mainly in form of paintings, sculptures and drawings.
Passionate about art, frequent visitor of exhibitions, Widewalls photography specialist. Is it worth risking your life for that? If created on canvas and placed on a wall at, say, Tate Modern, graffiti becomes a respectable form of art. It is not harmless, it is costly to remove. What about Blek Le Rat and Keith Haring? His work is often highly satirical of establishment rules and politics. You'll like it: It features a giant penis. What parent would ever want to send their kid to a school, covered in swears and racial statement? Taggers scribble and graffitists do art. For example a very famous one is by meek.