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...graffiti. The art started as a form of cultural and artistic combination at art. Everyone used to adore the beauty on streets but soon the evil side of US population took it as mean to symbolize their gangs and its activities. Susan enlightens the reader about how the habitat, ethics and culture of gangs affects the way they create graffiti. They used it for impolite communication with the antagonistic gangs and also as a mean to create warning signals for the civilians or the security agencies. Los Angeles, as being a populated city serves as a home for many of these gangs marked by their graffiti art. The author of the book “the graffiti subculture: youth... ? Graffiti Graffiti A report on the topic...
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Graffiti Art in Los Angeles
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...Graffiti Artist The art of graffiti is one of the oldest forms of decorative art. Dating back to cave paintings human kind of been affixing art to rocks and walls. These general trends continued throughout Greek antiquity and the Renaissance. The late 20th century saw a new graffiti aesthetic emerge in New York City, wherein street artists began painting and spray-painting designs to subway walls and various elements of the city. From New York, this street aesthetic spread to Los Angeles, and ultimately internationally. In the different regions, different aesthetic approaches developed, with Los Angeles containing one of the most seminal styles. This essay considers graffiti artist... ?Los Angeles...
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Graffiti Art, Mural Art and Banksy
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...Graffiti and Murals: Focus on Banksy – A Study in Perspective Graffiti is experiencing a new high because of the coming of age of one infamous, anonymous graffiti artist under the pseudo name Banksy, whose works have been fetching astounding prices, and are being sought by art patrons and celebrities alike. Banksy has made it possible to lead graffiti into mainstream art. How was he able to accomplish this where others before him failed? Has graffiti really have arrived in the big league, or is Banksy just a stroke of chance and good luck? Is graffiti the...
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Graffiti as Art
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...Graffiti as Art Introduction In today’s world, graffiti has become commonplace, appearing on literary every surface from walls in streets to toilets in public places. The context of materials drawn in graffiti is so wide, thus becoming the central focus of many scholars from different disciplines. The attitude towards graffiti varies widely. During the early days of graffiti emergence, some scholars compared art to graffiti, perceiving graffiti as a new composite phenomenon, with characteristics of childishness and adult assault. Yet...
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Art of Graffiti
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...Graffiti is ranging from vandalism to cherished artwork. Michael Walsh in his book "Graffito" compares two opposite points of view on this issue. He compares two statements. First is a claim of Eskae Oakland from California, who says that "Graffiti is a kick in the face to the Gallery/Museum system, where the artist is pimped like a whore for the capitalist system, made into another commodity for people to buy. . . . Graffiti art is free for all to come and view-no one can own it, it belongs to all of us"1. The opposite view in presented in the words of Gary Doyle from Public Works Officer, Nuisance Crime Abatement Unit, Oakland, California, who said, "I think graffiti is vandalism, pure... Nowadays...
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Graffiti the illegal art
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...Graffiti Graffiti, largely identified as an illegal art, has been used by artists as a means of expressing resistance to the hegemonic definition of formal art in numerous countries around the world. The definition of graffiti changes depending upon who is providing the definition. Other than the illegal act of painting on an unsanctioned public or private property space, some types of graffiti fall definitely within the bounds of an artistic definition while others do not, and the problem is not simply a clear cut distinction between image production or words scratched out on a surface...
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Postmodern Art and Graffiti
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...Graffiti 3 Graffiti in the 1980s 4 Neo-Expressionism 8 Briart 8 Graffiti in the 1990s 9 Neo-Pop or Post-Pop 10 Stuckism 11 Keith Haring 11 Jean-Michel Basquit 14 Conclusion 16 References 19 Bibliography 20 Postmodern art and Graffiti Introduction Postmodern art developed after modernism and is believed to have developed in contradiction to modernism. Postmodern art includes art forms like Neo-Expressionism, Pop Art, Conceptual Art, and Graffiti. Many critics believed that postmodern art emerged out of modern art. Postmodern art is also known as contemporary art. However, it is said... Contents Introduction 2 Early...
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Is graffiti a valid art form
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...Graffiti a Valid Art Form? Art is considered as the expression of an individual’s creativity from the imaginative point of view to visual form, achieved through production of sculptures and paintings. It is from the above understanding that the term graffiti has to be considered as an art because for the act to be perfected; an artist has to apply his or her creative skills to bring out the visual content (Chalfant and Prigoff 25). Graffiti began in 1960s, but it has never been taken seriously as other art works which have been exhibited in a museum or gallery. A number of...
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Visual space in street art and graffiti
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...Art and Graffiti in Visual Space: Cultural Arts in the Making al Affiliation The Growth of Street Art and Graffiti in Visual Space: Cultural Arts in the Making Art has been extensively growing in the global context of visual space. The expansion of arts in terms of its different forms, styles, and even on artists can be observed clearly. Street art and graffiti are often tied with each other (Irvine, 2012, p. 235) and are just the few of arts’ popular forms. The popularity of the two may have influenced a lot for the growth of arts in visual culture. With such, this paper is made to present and analyze the growth of the two and how both directed the concept of occupying visual... The Growth of Street...
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The art of Graffiti
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...graffiti is a window into an underground world where the laws don’t apply and art is truly free. But in reality, if you do not have the permission of the person whose wall you are defacing you are breaking the law and committing an act of vandalism. People rarely think about the consequences of their actions, but they should consider how religious-minded people feel when they see their houses of worship vandalized. Work consulted Mueller, Tom. “Underground Rome.” The Atlantic. April 1997. http://www.theatlantic.com/issues/97apr/rome.htm... GRAFFITI Many people have different opinions about graffiti. Some think it is artistic expression, others believe it is a form of vandalism. Partly this is because...
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Graffiti as an art form
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...GRAFFITI INTRODUCTION When one thinks about various art forms it turns about to be quite astonishing how art has transformed itself during the ages. One of the major transformations in the field of art is how it has spread beyond the boundaries of galleries to streets and urban areas. Graffiti is an art form which was not primarily accepted in the past but since the change to street art it has turned into a positive reinforcement and an essential form art although it has faced numerous criticism. Street art an important form of art: Street art or graffiti is a form of art that has a very broad canvas. It is basically a model of that portrays the hybridization of various forms of art... in...
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Michael DeNottos Street Art and Graffiti
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...Art and Graffiti” Introduction Waking up to a previously clean public wall now filled with various scribbles expressing a whole gamut of themes is usually considered vandalism. Michael DeNotto (2014) explained how this activity has come to be known as graffiti or street art, viewed in different perspectives, depending on the style and content of the writings and graphics inscribed on the wall. His essay recognized such street activity as a phenomenon now worthy of study because of the valuable messages expressed by the authors of the graffiti/ street art. More than just explaining, he has enumerated other sources of information on this topic for further... A Critique on Michael DeNotto’s “Street Art and...
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Act of vandalism - Graffiti
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...Graffiti Art. In Northern Ireland large wall paintings, often on gable ends, serve as territorial markers between the different sectarian groups. In New York it appears on sub way cars. Sometimes graffiti, especially tags, which came into prominence in the1990’s, is used as a form of initiation, especially if in a hard to reach place. This gives it associations with both serious organized crime such drug dealing, as well as anti social behavior and what are seen as the more serious acts of vandalism such as smashing windows arson. Although some spectacular graffiti is done using spray cans, most is done on such places as toilet walls or back seats of buses, either... Graffiti is an act of...
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Rethinking Graffiti
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...Graffiti as Art Form There is no clear or consistent definition of the term ‘graffiti’ as its meaning changes with the person providing the definition. In some instances, it is considered to be art, but in others, these merits are either ignored or not present. In these cases, it is considered to be something illegal and anti-social because it is generally practiced in derelict portions of the city and without the permission of the building owners. Attempting to present an objective viewpoint, Stowers (2005) insists “Graffiti is art … The reasons, including aesthetic criteria, as to why...
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Should Graffiti Be Illegal
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...graffiti be illegal?   Graffiti can simply be known as street art. Colorful and intricate designs, which are mostly seen on walls, are made with nothing but spray paint. Society, on the contrary, doesn’t quite see it as art, for them, it is more like a form of vandalism. Street artists are therefore seen as criminals and not as the creative individuals they really are. Thereby giving the impression that graffiti on walls is actually a mess that has to be cleaned up. The arts we see across the street are often creative masterpieces. Why is it that people want to see masterpieces in museums and art galleries and not in the streets where they walk? It could be because people... s Grade 13th July Should...
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Graffiti >>
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...Graffiti 27-11-11 Graffiti Introduction: Many consider graffiti as an art while others classify it as vandalism or degradation of environment. Graffiti is a broad term and encompasses all inscriptions or drawings produced hastily by using spray cans on a wall or other surface. Graffiti is also defined as a composition of pictures or words sprayed on a wall. The word graffiti is derived from an Italian word “groffitia” meaning “scribbling” or “inscriptions made on wax tablets using a stylus”. Graffiti has been used since prehistoric times to preserve or record signifying an individual’s existence by scribbling or scratching on an enduring medium. A study of history of graffiti reveals... was...
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Graffiti
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...Graffiti 27-11-11 Graffiti Introduction: Many consider graffiti as an art while others ify it as vandalism or degradation of environment. Graffiti is a broad term and encompasses all inscriptions or drawings produced hastily by using spray cans on a wall or other surface. Graffiti is also defined as a composition of pictures or words sprayed on a wall. The word graffiti is derived from an Italian word “groffitia” meaning “scribbling” or “inscriptions made on wax tablets using a stylus”. Graffiti has been used since prehistoric times to preserve or record...
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Banksy Graffiti Work
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...Graffiti Work Introduction Work of most street artists is anonymous and only known through their tagging pseudonyms.The work of the U.K. street artist Banksy Graffiti is different, since his work can be presently seen around the world. Previously most people claimed to know the true identity of Banksy, but none of them was definitive. People do not know the real name of Banksy, but his art is a work of a passionate person. Banksy works; stencils, paintings and other art pieces repeatedly address social issues. Banksy work often displays a sense of humor, making it possible that someone will laugh or cast one’s eye thoughtfully upon seeing a Banksy piece. Banksy’s Biography Although... there...
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Graffiti: history and nowadays
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...graffiti can be traced to the dawn of civilization. Historical Analysis According to Alonso (1998), graffiti has been around since civilization has begun. Perhaps the most famous form of graffiti is Egyptian hieroglyphics, which are forms and writings that are found in Egyptian tombs and on the walls of pyramids. The people of Pompeii and ancient Athens have also used graffiti, so that archaeologists have learned a great deal about these civilizations just by studying these writings and art forms. In this way, information about ancient cultures may be gleaned, although Alonso states that this information that was left behind did not give much clue to social issues... Introduction Graffiti is the...
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Graffiti
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...Graffiti Introduction Graffiti is a form of at which involves scribbling, spraying or scratching of drawings and writings on surfaces or walls in public areas. Usually graffiti is usually perceived as illegal since it is normally done without the consent of the authority of the public surface or wall which it has been done on. However, from an artistic point of view, graffiti is viewed as a way of expression with which street artists usually express themselves in. Graffiti is often viewed as a form of vandalism, and in the real sense it reveals approaches and techniques taken from fine art (Leko 7) There are various reasons why graffiti is spread around the world. T is from these motivations...
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Good or Bad Performance for Cities
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...Graffiti: Good or Bad Performance for Cities An Analysis in Perspectives A traveler who views different edifices and structures on the way to engage in daily activities frequently encounter scribbling or drawings on a wall. Consciously or subconsciously, the traveler absorbs the meaning these drawings try to impart. Whether the inscriptions relay simple messages or intricate work of art, they became controversial in terms of according good or bad performance for diverse cities around the world. The objective of this essay is to write an analytical discourse, based on readings of normative and transgressive performance, explaining and proving why...
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Art and Architecture
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...art (Janaro and Altshuler 161). Henceforth, the building presupposes a vision of past through the implications of Modernism and, above all, Postmodernism in the art of architecture. Thus, the architectural terms of harmony, form and function fit well into the overall look and performance of the building in its practical use. Part 2 The graffiti near my house is what I am likely... ?Part Getting around the park, I ran into the building of the local library. I saw it matched the exact goal of my research. The thing is that the architectural ensemble of the building follows the traditional concept of the Western architecture relying mainly on the architectural ideas of ancient Greece and Rome of the 6th...
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Graffiti - the Writing on the Wall
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...Graffiti artists use strong form and ideas, and often combine irony and humor to create thought-provoking messages. Tristan Manco who has written a number of graffiti books including 'Stencil Graffiti,' says: "Street art is both an expression of our culture and a counterculture in itself. 'Communication' has become a modern mantra: the city streets shout with billboards, fly posters and corporate advertising, all vying for our attention. They almost invite a subversive response. As high-tech communications have increased, a low-tech reaction has been the recent explosion in street art." 1 Stencil... Graffiti - the Writing on the Wall Does graffiti provide a voice for people alienated from our...
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Popular culture particular on graffiti or production of kitsch
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...art. Today in the industrial and developed countries it is possible to observe the domination of kitsch-culture. Graffiti-culture Another kind of popular culture is graffiti. It is difficult to believe... Popular culture particular on graffiti or production of kitsch Introduction The XX-th century is the epoch of changes and great events. The history of this time confirmed its variety in the tendencies of the global problems: formation of the economic systems of the world scale (world market, international banking, and transcontinental monopolies); formation of the information net which unites the whole world; ecological problems that are possible to solve only with the help of all mankind; the wars of ...
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Street art and subculture
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...art remain the popular expression of a subculture? Introduction Ross (11) defines street art as a hybrid model in the global visual culture. It is a post-modern field defined more by real-time practice than any unified theory, movement or communication. It is clear that many modern artists do not relate themselves to the street or graffiti artists, but as artists who use their city as a working environment. This community has its rules, codes, hierarchies, and mode of communication. In the beginning, the street art culture was a subversive, lawless appropriation of public visual surfaces that became a popular part of visual space not only in the cities, but also in the museums... illegalized...
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African American Caribbean Art
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...art work. The coming out of technology such as television and computers and screen printing have gave way to film and photographic imagery that has enabled artist to be advanced in the creation of images. Voodoo art. This is the ancient art from Africa involving the cult of ancestors of various animistic spirits. The art is usually scary and might be misquoted to represent pictures of human sacrifice, vampires and devil worship. Graffiti art. This art involves the drawings that have been made through scribbling and scratching on the wall surfaces. They also involve illegal paints on the walls.Normaly; the decorative images are applied by painting to buildings and public transport facilities...
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Law Essay: Graffiti
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...graffiti have always been controversial; certain individuals classify graffiti as art while others consider it nothing but vandalism and degradation of the environment. Most individuals consider graffiti a unique form of living art. A characteristic feature of modern graffiti is tagging. Tagging is defined as a chronic itch of a writer or an artist to mark his graffiti with his signature. Usually, tagging is associated with graffiti produced on prominent buildings in a city. In modern society, graffiti has evolved as cultural movement and the different styles used prove that graffiti is more than just vandalism; it is a striking form of living... ? Graffiti 30-11-11 Graffiti Introduction: Graffiti is...
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Graffiti Identification
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...Graffiti is used as a peaceful way of demonstrating. It has been seen to provide people with a platform to participate in public conversation or debate (Morgan & Louis, 2009). They can also be used to communicate messages of road safety and show the commitment of people involved in the art. 3. Improvement of abandoned buildings in the community: Unused buildings and underpasses tend to improve when graffiti are drawn on them. This is achieved when good quality and non-offensive graffiti is used to brighten areas that have not undergone renovation for a long time, thus improving the environment around them... ? Graffiti/ Gang Identification and Restorative Justice al Affiliation All over the world, most...
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Literature on the Environment; the city as text - graffiti as writing
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...Graffiti has been categorized and analyzed as a pictorial form of communication and not writing, yet it is also a form of literature with its own codes and syntactic structures. To understand the nature of the language of graffiti, one must first understand the foundation upon which it has evolved. The purpose of the work is as much a part of the communication that is developed as is the actual messages that are conveyed. Graffiti has a long history, although the modern version of the art form has developed into something that is way beyond that of the ancient forms. An analysis of graffiti as a form of communication will reveal the language of the art... as it speaks for the youth of a city...
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Street art and political revolution
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...art in galleries. It gained ground during the rise of graffiti art in the 1980s, which was done on the walls of public places and was not well accepted. Analyzing “Who Is The Man, and Why He Is Screaming?" shows how street art depicts dissatisfaction with the administration. Its role and importance is more evident during the Arab uprising. Any political administration never misses oppressed people that have no means to air their grievances. For this reason, people look for alternatives for representation of their problems to those governing the people. Political activists and civil rights groups are the apex of advocating for people’s right, but they too can be suppressed... THE ROLE OF STREET ART IN...
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Freedom of speech
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...Art, of which graffiti is a part of, has for a long time been one of the ways through which people feel free to express themselves. In New York, it is illegal for anyone under the age of 21 to possess spray paint cans and broad tipped indelible markers, which are important tools for graffiti art. It is also... 546120 Freedom of Speech Every American should enjoy their freedom of expression and speech as stipulated in the country’s constitution. In my opinion, American citizens should be allowed to express themselves freely as long as in so doing they are not infringing on the rights of other people. This also applies to artists who wish to legally express their ideas through their God-given talent. Art, ...
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Street Art is a style and an influence
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...Art is a style and an influence. Street art is among the more fascinating forms of art because of its quicksilver nature of being there and then gone, changing form as it moves. “As an artifact, it is the most ephemeral of all contemporary art forms: surviving only long enough to be documented before it is buffed, painted over and forgotten” (Sadeghi, 2006). An example of this fleeting form of art can be found in the 2006 exhibition “Wooster on Spring” held in New York City, in which 30,000 square feet of interior space was covered with spray-painted graffiti art for a three day weekend event and was then painted over and destroyed. Despite the quick turn-around of the show, it was shown... Street Art ...
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Art & Eight Different Kinds of Art
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...art such like graffiti, art has truly evolved. We shall therefore be discussing the different meanings and eight different kinds of art to be precise. A conclusion on what art is based on the eight discussed areas and the future of art will then be drawn. Definition of Art According to George Dickie (1956), art in the classificatory sense is an abstract or a collection of pieces of which are meant for appreciation by a person or individuals acting on their own behalf or that of an institution. Monroe... ? There have been different opinions by philosophers on the precise definition of artand as varied as they may be, each definition provides an explanation as to what art is or...
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Consuming Art, comsuming Society_ Keith Haring works and his inspiration
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...Art and Inspirations Introduction Keith Haring was a bold and talented artists and his graphical imagery artwork has turned out to be broadly accepted modern century visual language. Keith’s artwork was inspiring and is increasingly sensational in the art world especially with his famous bold, style of cartoon and artwork influence by graffiti. Keith made the forms of artwork of greater graffiti and made local art famous. Nevertheless, Keith’s artwork was more than graffiti because he utilized his personal work to show his own life issues and New York issues. His work was bold, aesthetic, and impressive tracing its origin from graphic designs and cartoon work. Keith must have inherited... ? Keith Haring...
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Arts and communication
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...art that is being produced as only those art forms that support the dominant conventions gain notice. This single viewpoint shared across all mediums is referred to as hegemony. However, there is another art form that subverts these restrictions. Graffiti, largely identified as an illegal art, has been used by artists as a means of expressing resistance... Art and Communication Before one can begin to investigate the connections between art and communication, it is helpful to have a general understanding of how the term ‘art’ should be defined within the context of the conversation. For purposes of this discussion, art will be considered as a means of expression where expression is defined as “the...
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Art History
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...art was to go against the contemporary mainstream trend in China, and not cooperate with the established structure of today’s art world characteristic of western standards. Artistic expression in 1970ss and 80s was characterized by discovery and protest against cultural and economic liberalization. The emergence of graffiti art in cities like New York is an excellent example of artistic revolution in this period. New ways of expressing art are found in this period, which can be said to have been into the 21st century with increasing creativity. Art work by Wenda Gu in the United Nations-China... Art History Essay Towards the end of the 20th century there was a characteristic awakening in all fronts of ...
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Princess Hijabs Graffiti
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...art (Aburawa). As pointed out in the most general definitions, graffiti is considered as drawings or writings scratched, sprayed, scribble, painted on a flat surface, such as walls of buildings, mostly of public possession, billboards, jail cells, walls of garages etc. In addition to this, graffiti are believed to express the desire of recognition and appropriation of a specific private or public place for group purposes. Consequently, the criteria for something to be considered as graffiti... Reading Response In accordance with the most common definitions, art is described as something which is created with skill and imagination and which expresses emotions and ideas. In other words, the criteria for ...
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Artifacts in vancouver
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...Art Location: Richards St. and Smithe St. In a Huffington Post article entitled “Banksy Shares Vancouver Street Artist’s Work,” it talks about how the famous graffiti artist Banksy recognized the work of a Vancouver Graffiti artist known only as IHeart by sharing it in social media. This shows how graffiti is valued... Autumn Leaves Location: Mainland St. and Smithe St. “Every leaf speaks bliss to me/ Fluttering from the autumn tree” (Bronthe 3-4). In these lines, Emily Bronthe speaks of nature’s positive effect on emotions. Imprinted on the pavement where an actual tree stands are these leaves ubiquitously placed one after the other. At a certain angle the leaves almost look like they are in pairs and ...
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THE GRAPHIC ART
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...ART One of the popular ancient forms of artistry is street art. It only exists in the form of visual art, which is developed in various public spaces (streets). This term is also flexible in its definition as it can also include traditional sculpture, graffiti artwork, sticker art, stencil graffiti, and video projection. Riggle (2012: 255) describes street art as “artworks whose use of the street is essential to their meanings.” In this, Riggle implies that street art is necessary and applicable only in streets where they display their significance to several passers-by. There are several street arts that are available in various holographs in today’s museums and other photo... and pictures...
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Gender and contemporary art
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...art and art of other historical epochs. It is interesting to trace gender differences in contemporary art of some regions - it can help to understand the essence of the issue using significant examples of contemporary trends in modern art. 4. After World War II one can trace such trends in art as conceptual art, performance art, feminist art, pop art and graffiti art. Contemporary art in post war epoch covers such important themes as politics, economics, gender ideas, sexuality, war, human rights and many others. Contemporary art has its own features which differ it from the art of other historical periods: "Since the late... Gender and contemporary art Table of contents 2. Introduction 3. Gender...
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Tessellation Pattern
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...graffiti art. He is one of the social artists critically acclaimed on having reformed the conventional way of viewing the aesthetic value in art under abstract philosophy through his revolutionary work in street art as exemplified in the ‘barking dog’ image that essentially reflects the public attitude of the 80’s in general. With vivid lines and basic definite shape, I find it conducive to come up with a tessellation of the ‘barking dog’ for its concrete... Tessellation Pattern My choice of the tessellated figure is based on Keith Haring’s creation of the ‘barking dog’. I personally look up to Haring (1958-1990) for being a modern artist whose craft speaks of his own identity in the field of pop...
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Response
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...Graffiti Art Or Vandalism?” This article involves us in an ambiguous issue about graffiti. It is said that graffiti is a form of expression, the way in which people can interact with the society. The author’s main point is that graffiti should not be considered as a violation. Of course, on the one hand, it is just a self-expression of youngsters who want some fame. And it may not contain any worthy... The book “Global Issues, Local Arguments: Readings for writing” is a fascinating academic source. It contains articles on different global issues which take place in modern word. They make students think about major world problems, broaden their minds and develop research skills. 1. Mugambi Kiai “Is Graffit...
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Street art is art
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...Art is Art The art which gets developed within the public sphere is referred to as street art. This is essentially the unsanctioned art whichis in direct contrast to the government sponsored measures and initiatives. It is a fact that it could include graffiti artwork, sticker art, street posters, wheat-pasting, guerilla art, street installations and flash mobbing to name a few. The street art is not entirely an act of vandalism because it is different from the traditional graffiti because the latter relies strongly on the...
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Architecture
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...Art A work of contemporary art that captured one’s attention is street art, which is still controversial since it ventures on issues leading to vandalism and graffiti. The art republic defines street art as “any art developed in public spaces…(including) traditional graffiti art work, as well as, stencil graffiti, sticker art, wheatpasting and street poster art, video projection, art intervention, guerrilla art, flash mobbing and street installations” (artrepublic par. 1). In Baltimore, one... Final Project: Arts and Humanities Final Project: Arts and Humanities Part Architecture One of the most magnificent architectural landmarks of Maryland is Hammond-Harwood House located in Annapolis, Maryland. This ...
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Subculture
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...graffiti art. Further it manifests physically through B-boying. This four underpinning elements are responsible for providing coherence to the culture of hiphop (Rose, 2013... SUBCULTURE Culture is what defines a given society through their beliefs and material things. Language spoken, values possessed, religion practiced, social conventions, gender roles, and artistic impressions among others. However, Subcultures can be described as a cultural group existing within a culture and are often having certain beliefs that vary with those subscribed to by the larger culture. They tend to have norms and values that differ from the ones held by the wider culture. Subcultures may include Bikers, hippies or even ...
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Architecture Visual Arts Research
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...Art A work of contemporary art that captured one’s attention is street art, which is still controversial since it ventures on issues leading to vandalism and graffiti. The art republic defines street art as “any art developed in public spaces…(including) traditional graffiti art work, as well as, stencil graffiti, sticker art, wheatpasting and street poster art, video projection, art intervention, guerrilla art, flash mobbing and street installations” (artrepublic par. 1). In Baltimore, one... ? Final Project: Arts and Humanities Final Project: Arts and Humanities Part Architecture One of the most magnificent architectural landmarks of Maryland is Hammond-Harwood House located in Annapolis, Maryland....
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Discuss the process of making meaning in the face of confusion, loss or limitation using the spiral Jetty and the documentry bomb it as resources
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...art as Spiral Jetty brings meaning to our lives. Another example that I had to analyze and connect it with making meaning in life is performing graffiti art. The documentary presents the video about those guys who cannot imagine their lives without bringing colors on the walls of the houses, on the brick fences and sometimes on vehicles. The movie tracks the competition between famous street graffiti painters in their pursuit... MAKING MEANING Foreword: This research paper tries to define how to make meaning in life in face of confusion, limitation and loss. Thesis: I strongly believe that every person has to make his/her own meaning in life. Making meaning in life includes adding colors and value into ...
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Modernism and Conceptual Art
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...art history that this process occurs to the benefit of a few and a greater impoverishment to the creative life of the broader society, as in the perpetuation of “high” and “low” art. The political equivalent of this is graffiti which may proclaim slogans of resistance to power which has all but occupied institutional control via totalitarianism and shows little regard for morality, ethics, or human solidarity. This graffiti may contain profound meaning and historical relevance, but it is often of little consequence to official histories which prefer the centralized and authoritative expressions of power. In the 1960’s... If Conceptual Art was a response to Modernism and prevailing ideologies of the...
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Choosing Technology to Meet a Need
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...graffiti art and computer aided fashion graphics. The basic needs in terms of technology in computer can be subdivided into software and hardware needs. Software needs: accounting software for keeping company records such as debtors’ records, creditors’ records and payment receipts, computer aiding design software that provides efficient image, photo retouching, editing and composing tools to facilitate professional- high quality work out put in design. Hard ware needs include: a high quality display system to showcase finished design... s Number: Choosing technology to meet a need Technology application area: work Graphic Design Company: the company deals with designing websites, car models and...
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Graffiti and Abstract Expressionism
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...Graffiti and Expressionism expressionism refers to an expansive movement in American paintingthat began around 1940, grew and became dominant in the 1950’s. Despite their prevalence acceptance to date, abstract expressionism does not provide accurate description of the work created by the respective artist. The paintings had broad characteristics with different styles that varied extensively in terms of technique and quality. Central to this discussion are the distinguishing characteristics of abstract expressionism and the extent to which Jackson Pollock’s works relate with abstract expressionism. The first distinguishing feature relates to their abstractness, i.e. such...
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