Exploring the Realm of Street Art: Subversion and Rebellion

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Abstract:This paper seeks to explore the subject of Street Art as rebellious and subversive in nature by considering the visual text above. It attempts to answer the question: “In what way is Street Art different? How does it distance itself from other forms of art? Will it continue to be Avant-garde?”. The paper shall draw from the arguments of previous research in order to answer these questions effectively.


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Street Art is used to refer to visual art that is created in public spaces and is, for the most part illegal or unsanctioned. We can attempt a broad understanding of Street Art through the statement of Howard Smith: Slogans of protest and political or social commentary graffitied onto public walls are the precursor to modern graffiti and street art, and continue as one aspect of the genre. Street art in the form of text or simple iconic graphics in the…

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Courtney M. Wendleton

I'm an author with an associate's in psychology. Interested in a lot of different things, and love controversy. The more controversial the better, but that's not all I'm interested in. Can be a bit confusing at times, but that's normal!

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