Graffiti artists are people who create graffiti and other forms of street art. Their artwork is often criminal, political, or humorous, and can be beautiful as well.
Graffiti is an art form that requires a lot of skill. It also lets the artist express their emotions and ideas.
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In Philadelphia, a graffiti artist named Cornbread has taken it upon himself to be the first tagger to consistently write his name in public spaces. He’s done so with flair, writing his nickname everywhere he goes to show that no neighborhood is big enough for an artist.
A legendary figure in the graffiti world, Blade is one of New York City’s most prolific street artists, famous for tagging whole train cars with his striking characters. He has been dubbed ‘The King of Graffiti’ and his work is displayed in galleries worldwide.
After a decade of painting on trains, Blade eventually moved onto canvas to create his most famous works. He has a vast collection of artworks that reflect his own personal style, combining characters, colors and abstract imagery.
He also has an affinity for a variety of cartoon characters, and often incorporates them into his subway paintings. His art was captured by famed photographers Henry Chalfant and Martha Cooper, and he has been featured in numerous international exhibitions.
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Dazed & Confused
In a world where the rules are firmly set, graffiti artists can be seen as rebels. Their artistic freedom, often derived from their guileless youth, encourages other young people to take their craft to new heights.
The magazine Dazed & Confused, founded in 1987 by Mark Sanders and Thomas Rankin, was at the centre of London’s burgeoning arts scene, capturing the spirit of Britart and Britpop in its pages. Its ethos of DIY creativity captured the zeitgeist, and changed the face of publishing.
From a tiny zine in its infancy to a global media empire, Dazed & Confused has been a platform for emerging talent from the worlds of art, fashion, film, music and photography. It has also been a shrewd ally of those who want to change the way we look at the world.
Banksy is a pseudonymous street artist, political activist, and film director who has combined stenciled images with social commentary in a dark, satirical way. His work has appeared on walls, streets, and bridges around the world.
He first started painting graffiti in the early 1990s in Bristol, England. He later developed a technique known as stenciling, which allowed him to create more intricate and detailed images than he could with traditional spray-painting techniques.
In his artwork, he often engages with political themes, critiquing war, capitalism, hypocrisy and greed. Common subjects include rats, apes, policemen, soldiers, children, and elderly people.
He has been a renowned graffiti artist since the 1990s and continues to ‘bomb’ cities across the globe. To maintain his anonymity, he carries out all of his work secretly. He also set up Pest Control, a tongue-in-cheek organisation that authenticates his works, and protects him from prying eyes.