Graffiti-the new impressionism.
If you want a social barometer or a heartbeat of the real world around you, look at the graffiti adorning the world around you. In my humble opinion, Graffiti is hands down the most innovative style of art. To take an otherwise “blah” environmental space and adorn it to make it more interesting is something that is impressive to me; Not to mention that this art is all “criminal” in the nature of its creation and canvas selection. “I LOVE YOU KAREN” spray painted on an overpass is not exactly what I am talking about here. As genuine a sentiment as that is, the artistic value is somewhat lost in the stick man type lettering and obvious lack of craft.
If you believe that graffiti isn’t difficult to create, or you think that it isn’t art, or you feel that it is wrong because it used a post office label as its canvas…step back and look at it again and pretend that it isn’t “wrong.” Do you see the art now?
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I write a comment each time I appreciate a article on a
site or I have something to contribute to the conversation.
Usually it is caused by the passion communicated in the post I browsed.
And on this post Graffiti-the new impressionism. |. I was excited enough to drop a leave a responsea response :
-) I actually do have a couple of questions for you if
it’s okay. Could it be only me or does it look like like some of these remarks appear like coming from brain dead visitors? 😛 And, if you are posting at additional social sites, I’d like to follow you.
Would you list all of your social sites like your Facebook page, twitter feed,
or linkedin profile?