STREET ART Art or Vandalism?. The History of American Graffiti: From Subway to Gallery.
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Art or Vandalism?
The History of American Graffiti: From Subway to
IMAGES OF STREET ART: TYPES THAT
(PROBABLY) WON’T GET YOU ARRESTED
TAG Lines; an artist’s
signature; simplest and most prevalent type of
THROW-UPEasy and quick design, usually an outline
and filled color like bubble letters. Many artists will have a Tag and a Throw-up in order to have a recognizable logo; sometimes these are done quickly and then the artist leaves before noticed (or getting caught.)
TAG AND THROW-UP
An Example of Tag and Throw-Up"Distillery (400700006)" by phogel from Germany - distilleryUploaded by Vux. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons - http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Distillery_(400700006).jpg#mediaviewer/File:Distillery_(400700006).jpg
PIECEShort for masterpiece; a complex
painting using many colors, 3D effects, lines, arrows; very labor intensive; takes a long time to do.
WILDSTYLELetters and numbers interlocking;
very stylized and complicated, almost impossible to read for people who are unfamiliar with it; often 3D elements
Wildstyle in Los Angeles by RIME"Rime msk graffiti lariver-mod" by http://www.flickr.com/people/24293932@N00/ - http://www.Flickr.com/photos/24293932@N00/1698682932/. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons - http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rime_msk_graffiti_lariver-mod.jpg#mediaviewer/File:Rime_msk_graffiti_lariver-mod.jpg
Wildstyle in San Francisco by APEXSan francisco graffiti01" by http://www.flickr.com/people/gypsyrock/ - http://www.flickr.com/photos/gypsyrock/3028544015/. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons - http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:San_francisco_graffiti01.jpg#mediaviewer/File:San_francisco_graffiti01.jpg
Designs are cut out of a medium such as paper and then the design or image is transferred to a surface using spray paint or rolled paint; stencils are easily duplicated
A mural is any piece of artwork painted or applied directly on a wall, ceiling or other large permanent surface.
A drawing, stencil, etc., on paper fixed to a wall or other surface using an adhesive mixture such as wheatpaste or wallpaper paste
• Yarn Bombing • Reverse Graffiti• Legal Walls
LEGAL WALLSometimes called, “Permission Walls,”
give artists a space to paint and is a way of controlling unwanted graffiti. They help get graffiti lovers off the private properties of fences, walls, etc, making it legal to paint here.
VI3D STREET ART
Street Art (Pavement Art, Street Art, and Sidewalk Art)
Creating artistic designs on streets, sidewalks, and town squares with
impermanent and semi-permanent materials such as chalk.
3D Street Art Must Be Viewed from the Correct Angle
View From Correct Angle View from Wrong Angle
Lego Army, Chalk Festival Sarasota 2011, Leon Keer, Street Artist
•Examples of 3D Street Art
•How is it done?