3 main reasons why global street art is so powerful

From its inception, street art was meant to be transgressive: its rise in the 1970s as a subculture phenomenon was out of rebellion against urban blight, poverty, and failures of the modern world structure. Today, street art can be found on buildings, sidewalks, street signs and trash cans all across the world, from Tokyo to…

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The story of Banksy: The world as his canvas

Who Is Banksy? UK-based street artist Banksy is one of the most controversial street artists to emerge on the global stage today due to his politically- and philosophically-charged satirical street art. The works of Banksy have appeared in America, Australia, Canada, England, France, Israel, Jamaica and Palestine, making him one of the most famous international…

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Dismaland - Banksy's Latest Art Show

Hidden under the pretenses of a movie set called Grey Fox, which even had a Imdb page, the Dismaland is the new internet sensation. Constructed by the controversial artist Banksy inside an old swimming resort from Weston-super-Mare, this so called “bemusement park” is a sort of an post-riot Disneyland. Here Grim Ripper spins the wheel…

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Hang-Up Gallery Wall To Wall 2014

Graffiti and urban street art, whether symbolic to many or unwelcome to some, excluding Led Zeppelin’s Physical Graffiti, has had a change of attitudes surrounding it in recent years. There has always been some form of paintings or images put onto walls since the pre-historic and then notably in the Roman era, although the attitude…

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