Looks like similar to graffiti today, quite vulgar.
Throughout history and remains static, it is referring to war time rationing and was a national joke – not what was said – where it was placed.
Urban – 1970’s – sweet tooth doing his work – keeping the artists anonymous1970’s New York – see an explosion of street graffiti – evolves alongside hip-hop culture – by graffiting a train, it gives the artist the opportunity to spread their message more, as the train travels. It spreads the message of hip-hop culture, also political disco that is quite fluffy, its not too serious.
Preserving the anominity of the tagger, as the tagger is communicating the dissatisfaction of wealth classes in New York, and they are seen in the more neglected section of New York.
From becoming a graffiti photographer – having graffiti legalized takes away from the statement, which is being made, as it is now less of a statement, and more of just a simple message.
Fuses the idea of a written message visually – It’s a poetic but confusing style.
Starts as a joke but then grows and grows.
Basciars painting – neo expressionist painting.
He worked with Warhol and Basquait.
1990’s – most famous symbols – he’s a social activist.
Examples of his subway art – Showing sexuality as a gay artist he comments on the effect HIV has on the community.
Part of genre of the word art – makes a political or social, referring to the political misuse of space and buildings.
Jenny Holzer – my not notice its art - look like advertising, frases that state the obvious but prompt you to think.
Video game culture – berlin wall was knocked down in 1989, it lacked technology as there was none available, then became part of the commercial world.
ames give you the ability to graffiti on screen, exploration of sub culture.
Invader – moves graffiti on from making a mark on a wall – to something more permanent – can’t be removed – establishing them.
Re-emergence of street art – graffiti comes into gallery Banksy is a big graffiti artist.
Photographer JR – trying to turn graffiti back into what it was originally – highlight social realities of what its like to live there – tough environment
2010 Blu(Italy) and Os Gameos(Brazil) – image covers whole building – sucking the globe dry – social comment – well known for animated graffiti.
Corsa Ad 2011 – becomes more commercial – socially accepted, balance between working in sub cultural field and commercial maintain their own practice and social responsibility.
T-shirt acknowledging cities on one side and ghettos on the other.
Reverse graffiti – uses senses to take off the dirt to create an image.
Free art Friday – portable and removable.
Limiting them in material – uses just black paint – responding to an existing environment – city seen as a stage.
Plaster taken away from brick, which shows a negative image, this is using the environment, and taking away rather than using your own materials, like the cleaning walls to create a negative space image.
Graffiti art is a way of escaping gender type – Diva.
Cartoonish sexuality – brings female figure onto the street.
Swoon – contained historical reference.
Banksy 2005 – stencil of girl with balloon escaping the wall people adding to his graffiti.
Ctrl Alt Dlt – The impact of the wall on rural community removes the wall through language