Saw this article on a friend's facebook feed from mashable.com about infamous street artist Banksy's latest stunt in the name of art and social commentary. It showed this recent video of a art sale Bansky staged in NYC this weekend (among the other Central Park art stands). It was attended by an old man and … Continue reading Banksy’s Street Art Sale Stunt: Proving a Case That Street Art is Just as Niche as “High” Art?
My favorite thing about street art is that it puts art, literally, in context. Rather, it creates art within a context: expressing something about local and / or popular social mores in a forum that allows denizens of that context to be disrupted with a different kind of conversation starter. It addresses issues relevant to … Continue reading Best of The Best Street Art and the Role of Art In An Urban Context
On day two of my current project, I continue to get bombarded by the context that shapes the lives of Cultural Creatives. Today, I found the link to hookedblog It's a UK based street art blog. This was submitted by a grad student from Colombia studying in the UK, who follows DJs and street artists. … Continue reading Some Inspiration For The Street Art Fans