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How Street Art Jumped the Pop Culture Gap – Part 3

Throughout the late 70’s and into the early 80’s America’s big cities were becoming the canvas for graffiti artists, yet many people still didn’t know about it. With the word still anchored in the realm of mindless vandalism, few artists were actually recognised as such. Luckily the big names were not afraid of sharing their […]

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How Street Art Jumped the Pop Culture Gap – Part 2

As the culture moved away from the underground to the complete opposite, the styles began to evolve further. Now marking walls, rooftops and bridges wasn’t just for any youth with a can of paint, artists with designs of grandeur began to emerge. Tagging progressed into throw ups, which are bigger graphic letters usually in bubbles […]

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How Street Art Jumped the Pop Culture Gap

Most people may already know that the origins of graffiti originate in rebellion, yet this marking of public property goes back a lot further than many know. The word we know now comes from the Italian word graffiato, which means scratched, or to scar. This is because early graffiti was not spray painted or painted […]

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