A type of public marking, either lettering or elaborate wall …
Graffiti is often times considered to be illegal (street art is only considered to be vandalism when urban walls are painted on without the owner’s approval), have now become gallery-worthy masterpieces that have produced some of the highest selling artists of our generation. Street art is encapsulated with underlying – or not so underlying – social and political commentary that has permeated popular culture in an incredible way.
Stahl’s book, Street Art is a great crash course on how to stop and appreciate “the writing on the wall”.
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