Graffiti Vs Street Art

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Street art is often used to distinguish modern public-space artwork from traditional graffiti and the overtones of gang territoriality and vandalism associated with it. Graffiti writing and other forms of street art involve alternative ways of imagining, mapping, using, mediating and making urban space (Iveson, 2010). Their quality and quantity changed over the last few decades. Speaking of it, one more thing has to be said and that is differences between murals and graffiti. The specialists of public art always make this kind of distinction. But before it, according to Encyclopedia Britannica, murals are a painting applied to and made integral with the surface of a wall or ceiling. Tim Sieber says that murals are fundamentally collective, but not individual type of art.

Matija Kralj says that graffiti evolved during beginning of hip
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As Castells observed, mainstream urban analysis is frequently characterized by a reduction of difference to deviance Iveson is handling with interesting quote by Sennet. He (Sennet) “presumed that such a perspective could very usefully be applied to critically interrogate ‘zero tolerance’ approaches towards graffiti! Christen deem the graffiti artist were mostly poor adolescence, mostly “Black and Puerto Rican ignored these attacks and began saturating public places with their tags” (Cristen, 2003).
In order to answer questions like what motivates people to write graffiti, and what role graffiti-writing plays in their lives, their methods and their answers are radically different. It is also difficult to define because there are lots of other sub-questions for example: graffiti artists arives from different parts of the town and different social classes. We rarerly hear that they are part of middle or higher classes. Instead of that, we hear they are part of Marx famous word sub-proletariat – which implies usually lower social

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