Street Art

Posted: August 24, 2012 in Street Art : A Deeper Discussion

There is as yet no simple definition of street art. It is an amorphous beast encompassing art which is found in or inspired by the urban environment. With anti-capitalist and rebellious undertones, it is a democratic form of popular public art probably best understood by seeing it in situ. It is not limited to the gallery nor easily collected or possessed by those who may turn art into a trophy.

Considered by some a nuisance, for others street art is a tool for communicating views of dissent, asking difficult questions and expressing political concerns.

Its definition and uses are changing: originally a tool to mark territorial boundaries of urban youth today it is even seen in some cases as a means of  urban beautification and regeneration.

Whether it is regarded as vandalism or public art, street art has caught the interest of the art world and its lovers of beauty.


Image  —  Posted: October 7, 2012 in Graffiti, Vandalism


Posted: October 7, 2012 in Vandalism

Vandalism is the behaviour attributed originally to the Vandals, by theRomans, in respect of culture: ruthless destruction or spoiling of anythingbeautiful or venerable.[1] The term also includes criminal damage such asgraffiti and defacement directed towards any property without permission of the owner

Image  —  Posted: October 7, 2012 in 3D street art

Kurt Wenner

Posted: October 7, 2012 in 3D street art


Public Art

Posted: October 7, 2012 in Public Art

The term public art properly refers to works of art in any media that have been planned and executed with the specific intention of being sited or staged in the physical public domain, usually outside and accessible to all. The term is especially significant within the art world, amongst curators, commissioning bodies and practitioners of public art, to whom it signifies a particular working practice, often with implications of site specificity, community involvement and collaboration. The term is sometimes also applied to include any art which is exhibited in a public space including publicly accessible buildings.

3D Art

Posted: October 7, 2012 in 3D street art

3d Street Art, often known as 3d chalk art is 2-dimensional artwork drawn on the street itself that gives you a 3-dimensional optical illusion from a certain perspective. It can be very breathtaking, realistic and at the same time captivating once you get the angle correct. And creating one is certainly through and challenging as you are creating a realistic 3d view out of a 2d painting.

Graffiti Art

Posted: October 7, 2012 in Graffiti

Graffiti Art

Post-Graffiti is the specific term used to describe modern day graffiti, which is a very different type from the traditional graffiti that were more on vandalism and destroying of property. The artists who are catering to post-graffiti take it into serious consideration not to affiliate themselves with corporations who hire graffiti-artists into making logos and designs for their products. Its essence is separate from territorial graffiti made by gangsters, vandalism and corporate graffiti. Their works usually reflect strong political stands and views on relevant issues of society.

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Street art illusion

Posted: October 7, 2012 in 3D street art
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Posted: August 27, 2012 in Vandalism

VANStheOMEGA_DOES from fazz on Vimeo.


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