urban art

Urban art - Wikipedia Urban art From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigation Jump to search This article needs attention from an expert in Arts. Please add a reason or a talk parameter to this template to explain the issue with the article. WikiProject Arts may be able to help recruit an expert. (May 2011)Urban art combines street art and graffiti and is often used to summarize all visual art forms arising in urban areas, being inspired by urban architecture or present urban lifestyle. Because the urban arts are characterized by existing in the public space, they are often viewed as vandalism and destruction of private property. Although urban art started at the neighborhood level, where a lot of people of different cultures live together, it is an international art form with an unlimited number of uses nowadays. Many urban artists travel from city to city and have social contacts all over the world. The notion of 'Urban Art' developed from street art which is primarily concerned with graffiti culture. Urban art represents a broader cross-section of artists that, in addition to covering traditional street artists working in formal gallery spaces, also cover artists using more traditional media but with a subject matter that deals with contemporary urban culture and political issues. In Paris, Le Mur is a public museum of urban art. Contents 1 In the mainstream 2 Notable street artists 3 Notable urban artists not primarily associated with street art 4 See also 5 References 6 Further reading 7 External links In the mainstream[edit] Though starting as an underground movement, urban artists like Banksy and Adam Neate have now gained mainstream status and have, in turn, propelled the urban art scene into popular culture. Perceptions have started to change as urban movements such as graffiti slowly gain acceptance from the public. A confirmation of street art's new mainstream status can be, in part, confirmed by an invitation from the Tate calling upon artists to create outdoor pieces on the Thames side of the gallery in the summer of 2008.[1]The band Gorillaz uses an urban art style to promote their band. The band members are animated in a graffiti style. Notable street artists[edit] Main article: List of street artists Notable urban artists not primarily associated with street art[edit] Eberhard Bosslet Tom Christopher Guy Denning Burhan Dogancay Nick Gentry[2] Dave Kinsey Antony Micallef Jonathan YeoSee also[edit] Urban art biennial Urban culture Art graffiti MONU - magazine on urbanism Urban InterventionismReferences[edit] ^ "Street Art is Officially Mainstream". The Guardian. Retrieved 2013-09-28. ^ Edelist, Sydney (28 August 2011). "Nick Gentry Paints Art On Floppy Disks". Huffington Post. Retrieved 16 October 2013. Further reading[edit] Le Bijoutier (2008), This Means Nothing, Powerhouse Books, ISBN 978-1-57687-417-2 Maurice Benayoun, Josef Bares, Urban Media Art Paradox: Critical Fusion vs Urban Cosmetics in What Urban Media Art Can Do: Why, When, Where and How, Susa Pop, Tanya Toft, editors, AVedition publisher, 2016, pp.81-89 & 450-453, ISBN 978-3899862553 Bou, Louis (2006), NYC BCN: Street Art Revolution, HarperCollins, ISBN 978-0-06-121004-4 Bou, Louis (2005), Street Art: Graffiti, stencils, stickers & logos, Instituto Monsa de ediciones, S.A., ISBN 978-84-96429-11-6 Chaffee, Lyman (1993). Political Protest and Street Art: Popular Tools for Democratization in Hispanic Cultures. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. ISBN 0-313-28808-9. Combs, Dave and Holly (2008), PEEL: The Art of the Sticker, Mark Batty Publisher, ISBN 0-9795546-0-8 Fairey, Shepard (2008), Obey: E Pluribus Venom: The Art of Shepard Fairey, Gingko Press, ISBN 978-1-58423-295-7 Fairey, Shepard (2009), Obey: Supply & Demand, The Art of Shepard Fairey, Gingko Press, ISBN 978-1-58423-349-7 Gavin, Francesca (2007), Street Renegades: New Underground Art, Laurence King Publishers, ISBN 978-1-85669-529-9 Goldstein, Jerry (2008), Athens Street Art, Athens: Athens News, ISBN 978-960-89200-6-4 Harrington, Steven P. and Rojo, Jaime (2008), Brooklyn Street Art, Prestel, ISBN 978-3-7913-3963-4 Harrington, Steven P. and Rojo, Jaime (2010), Street Art New York, Prestel, ISBN 978-3-7913-4428-7 Hundertmark, Christian (2005), The Art Of Rebellion: The World Of Street Art, Gingko Press, ISBN 978-1-58423-157-8 Hundertmark, Christian (2006), The Art Of Rebellion 2: World of Urban Art Activism, Gingko Press, ISBN 978-3-9809909-4-3 Jakob, Kai (2009), Street Art in Berlin, Jaron, ISBN 978-3-89773-596-5 Lewisohn, Cedar (2008), Street Art: The Graffiti Revolution, London, England: Tate Publishing, ISBN 978-1-85437-767-8 Longhi, Samantha (2007), Stencil History X, Association C215, ISBN 978-2-9525682-2-7 Manco, Tristan (2002), Stencil Graffiti, Thames and Hudson, ISBN 0-500-28342-7 Manco, Tristan (2004), Street Logos, Thames and Hudson, ISBN 0-500-28469-5 Marziani, Gianluca (2009), Scala Mercalli: The Creative Earthquake of Italian Street Art, Drago Publishing, ISBN 978-88-88493-42-8 Palmer, Rod (2008), Street Art Chile, Eight Books, ISBN 978-0-9554322-1-7 Schwartzman, Allan (1985), Street Art, The Dial Press, ISBN 978-0-385-19950-6 Strike, Christian and Rose, Aaron (Aug 2005), Beautiful Losers: Contemporary Art and Street Culture, Distributed Art Publishers, ISBN 1-933045-30-2 Walde, Claudia (2007), Sticker City: Paper Graffiti Art (Street Graphics / Street Art Series), Thames & Hudson, ISBN 978-0-500-28668-5 Williams, Sarah Jaye, ed. (2008), Philosophy of Obey (Obey Giant): The Formative Years (1989–2008), Nerve Books UK. Walde, Claudia (2011), Street Fonts - Graffiti Alphabets From Around The World, Thames & Hudson, ISBN 978-0-500-51559-4External links[edit] Urban Art Now at Google Cultural Institute Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Urban_art&oldid=891636565" Categories: Art genresUrban cultureStreet artHidden categories: Articles needing expert attention with no reason or talk parameterArticles needing expert attention from May 2011All articles needing expert attentionArts articles needing expert attention Navigation menu Personal tools Not logged inTalkContributionsCreate accountLog in Namespaces ArticleTalk Variants Views ReadEditView history More Search Navigation Main pageContentsFeatured contentCurrent eventsRandom articleDonate to WikipediaWikipedia store Interaction HelpAbout WikipediaCommunity portalRecent changesContact page Tools What links hereRelated changesUpload fileSpecial pagesPermanent linkPage informationWikidata itemCite this page In other projects Wikimedia Commons Print/export Create a bookDownload as PDFPrintable version Languages DeutschEsperantoNorsk Edit links This page was last edited on 9 April 2019, at 06:58 (UTC). 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