What is the name of the famous graffiti artist from Britain?
Banksy, (born 1974?, Bristol?, England), anonymous British graffiti artist known for his antiauthoritarian art, often done in public places.
Does 5 Pointz still exist?
The 5 Pointz building was demolished completely in 2014. Construction on the new building complex started in 2015, with expected completion in early 2020.
Who is Mr CENZ?
Mr Cenz (aka Julian Phetean) is a London based graffiti artist who has been scribbling on surfaces since 1988. Technique: His unique female portraits feature layers of intricate and flowing letterforms, shapes and line work, which are abstracted in a unique and aesthetically pleasing way.
Does graffiti actually add anything to the world?
He’s right, of course. The fame of street artists like Banksy and a general sense that graffiti is the natural art expression of the kids crushes dissent about this guttural art form. We are all subdued by it. We go along with it, so as not to seem uncool, daddyo. But how much graffiti actually adds anything to the world?
Is graffiti the look of our time?
The vast majority of graffiti is ugly, stupid and vaguely threatening. A tiny portion of it is witty or creative. It is the dreck, not the rough diamond art, that most of us encounter most of the time. And we have learned to put on a forced grin and tell ourselves it is the look of our time.
Is graffiti a natural art form?
The fame of street artists like Banksy and a general sense that graffiti is the natural art expression of the kids crushes dissent about this guttural art form. We are all subdued by it.
What are some criticisms of graffiti art?
For example, the fact that it is done clandestinely at night. That the graffiti though being an identity is rather like a costume which hides the true identity of the writer. That it tries to avoid being ‘caught’ and ‘fixed’ by justice. That it isn’t a very rational activity.