Graffiti Quotes (33 quotes)
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A balaclava-clad graffiti artist. Artists at work. Further shots show a faceless artist spray-painting the side of an American subway car, with yet more images showing one man prizing open a train door from the inside, while his friend decorates the outside of the carriage. Stenzel focuses on illegal graffiti in the series of pictures. This artist is only interested in expressing himself through illegal graffiti. Later, those things were joined by the desire to take photos but with an emphasis on the finished piece and capturing the traffic in a way that would make the piece look its very best. Graffiti artists taking their spray cans to the sides of trains in Germany.
Charting a history of any art movement that was at first considered subversive, in contrast to normative social tropes and mores, and generally unacceptable, could always start from the underground or the social margins. Train graffiti history is not unique in this sense. Underground here is both literal and conceptual. This type of graffiti developed in subway systems, but also on the outskirts of big cities, where traffic nods were situated. Underground is also a site for marginal, subversive and subcultural practice. Not necessarily situated below the ground level, this conceptual underground operates as a countercultural location of diverse practices regarding the sanctioned and normative ones. Train graffiti belong to this underground and writing about their history includes also writing about the contrasting and often clashing social realities of big cities or culture.
Graffiti both singular and plural; the singular graffito is very rare in English except in archeology    is writing or drawings made on a wall or other surface, usually as a form of artistic expression, without permission and within public view., Please refresh the page and retry. S ocial media is fuelling a resurgence in graffiti as artists compete for recognition and fame by posting photographs of their work online often without worrying that the original will be destroyed or painted over.