(................Art is controversial. It is in its very nature to be so. Anything so subjective to personal taste and values, extending even to ethical beliefs, will be inherently debatable. Timberlake Wertenbaker's Our Country's Good forces the controversy into the immediacy of an audience; by discussing, within a play, the very merits of theatre and plays in the context of a British penal colony, she brings the argument out into the open. This argument, of course, can be extended beyond mere theatrical productions. It follows to art of any kind, including paintings, sculpture, and even graffiti. Just as Our Country's Good argues that theatre can change society, graffiti, although an illegal art, can also have a positive influence on today's urban culture.
The problem with graffiti, is, of course, in its very nature. Graffiti now resides mainly on the sides of buildings and subway cars, presented for all society to see. "Defacing" public property, in almost all places on this planet, is illegal. In a very real sense, the art form in its original state has been censored by society and government. Graffiti, because it is considered vandalism, is flat-out forbidden. But that just drives home the point. According to Lisa N. Howorth, in her essay on graffiti, "it is the vandalism aesthetic that gives graffiti its validity" (557). Additionally, Schmoo points out that graffiti is an act of defiance, and "sometimes the message of rebellion gets confused as chaos and a blatant case of delinquency, which is unfortunate."
Although graffiti may be illegal, beauty is nevertheless still in the eye of the beholder. Many people enjoy the colorful artwork, and think of it as positive:
"The graffiti 'artist' whose work brightens a drab area and adds color to the mind-dulling blandness of the inner city, whose designs enliven the sterile concrete jungles, is considered by some to be upgrading his environment: . . . the graffiti 'artist,' so the argument goes, is a public benefactor" (Abel 139)............)
Let's see now a job by a Greek wall graffity artist, SONKE , in Athens, and let us try to figure out how to complain, the problems experienced, but due to their temperament to distinguish the cry of the course society as he sees it.
along with the photos, we will see the sense of view with some coments, and let you everyone tried to arrive at his own interpretation.
To take into consideration that all projects have become more of the night, after the graffity is illegal, and that the projects are hung Learn more in areas at night, difficulty someone pedestrians would pass with a dressy tie and Rolex.
A blogger from Athens, wrote in its site, the following.Who, what, what? It is filled throughout the lower city with its magnificent graffiti, and what a nice style, and watch how masterfully handles the curves and how strong is produced by a solo black-white contrast, and how nice to integrate the scales of the surrounding environment full of tenderness cool plans? so good, worth it, negates the 'spray against the wall' my principles. Know him? Who?........
Just is SONKE
|Loneliness is nice|
|King and Queens|
|Love 1 ?|
|Love 2 ?|
somewere somebody sing..........
|beauty that is!!!!!|
|Conclusion ..... stop on TV.Note the burned mind,blindness (in the fullest sense),clothes purchased by advertisements.|