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?
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
As a professional anthropologist, my focus is on consumer culture. That's what I get paid for. As a sub-set of that, i am particularly passionate about "street" culture: the cultural conversations and sub-cultures that exist on the ground in areas with more dense populations (like cities) and the dialogues that happen outside of media. In … Continue reading The Evolution of Street Culture To Fine Art: “You Are Not Banksy”