Saturday, February 2, 2008

'History of Graff' ::.


Heres an article written by Metal Man Ed that I found at Boundless NY's blog at Riottt. It's a great piece that looks back at the meaning of graffiti and where it stems from. "To the general population the word “Graffiti” conjures up visions of names and symbols illegally scrawled on walls but to others it is considered a beautiful and overlooked art form. An art form that even despite its general dislike has found its way into mainstream America with huge corporations using it in their products as well as their advertising to target America’s youths as potential customers. It’s constantly being shown in fine art galleries across the world and has come a long way from its 1st century roots where symbols and drawings were carved into rocks as a form of communication."....Read more here.

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