The art of “Graffiti” first appeared in New York in the 1970s and originated from a Greek-American man named Taki who was very addicted to work and often traveled by subway. Taki’s Graffiti works in many places. After the New York Times published an interview with him, young people began to learn about this street art form.
Young teenagers in New York redraw their surname in public places like telephone stations and subway stations. At first, it was just a few simple drawings, then they were replicated throughout New York and became the “Graffiti” art trend. These artistic paintings create a wave of controversy over whether Graffiti is really artistic, or just graffiti.
in New York redraw their surname in public places like telephone stations and subway stations. At first, it was just a few simple drawings, then they were replicated throughout New York and became the “Graffiti” art trend. These artistic paintings create a wave of controversy over whether Graffiti is really artistic, or just graffiti.
Despite public opinion, Graffiti has gradually been accepted in many countries, even in many places, the government also supports young people who dare to pursue their dreams and promote the art of street art. through many big and small festivals around the world.
As we pass through many streets in the US, it is not difficult to encounter a series of painting with many different lines and shapes on public buildings such as electrical cabinets, bridges to the streets, even fences, People ‘s door especially in area 5 Pointz in New York. These strange, unrecognizable fonts are called graffiti by the community – the art of the street, associated with the characteristics of Hip hop culture.
Area 5 Pointz … sacred Graffiti of street artists …. Under the talented hands of painters, monotonous walls are put on new wings. Not only adorn the old and old warehouse area, each Graffiti painting also gives viewers unforgettable impressions.
5 Pointz represents the connection of 5 counties in New York. Today, the popularity of 5 Pointz has gone beyond this city. This area is the convergence of Graffiti artists and fans from all over the world. They come here every day to make and admire these special works.
Graffiti culture was born in the 1970s, before hiphop appeared. It originated from a man who worked as a postman in New York City, as he moved around the streets and wrote his name on the walls. Graffiti originally meant “spray paint”. But over time, it is the name for a street art, where rebellious individuals actively express themselves through creative but doodles.
Also in 2008, the British Tate Modern Museum of Literature hosted an exhibition of Street Art, once again officially considering the works on this road as part of cultural value. This is in harmony with the trend of street art developed around the world. From Paris, Berlin to Sao Paolo, Tokyo, Seoul … street art gradually entered life, supported by people and local authorities. They are even considered one of the important places to attract tourists to visit.