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The History of Modern Street-Art and Graffiti

Graffiti, Street-Art, Urban-Art; with nearly 20,000 years of cultural evolution behind it, it’s still art by any other name and nothing seems able to stem its phenomenal popularity.  We’ve come a long way from the simple cave-paintings of our ancient … Continue reading

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Colorful Art Writers: 10 of the Best Graffiti Artists

There are so many different graffiti artists. While researching graffiti artist we came across this post from Delana at the weburbanist.com. It was more difficult to get in touch with graffiti artists then we first thought. This post gave us so much information about … Continue reading

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Styles of graffiti

When you walk by graffiti in the street, do you take the time to study it? Do you look at its composition to determine the intention of the person behind the spray paint can? If you do, you may notice that … Continue reading

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History of Street Art

In the figure bellow you see a time line of the developments in graffiti and street art. This time line gave us a good expression of how street art was developed in the past decades. The orange lines give the … Continue reading

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The ancient history of Street Art

Since before the Italians had the word “Graffiti,” and in fact, before there were any Italians, people have been leaving their marks on walls. These people weren’t viewed as criminals, nor were they likely seen as artists, but they could … Continue reading

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