TODAY'S GaTshy ART: GRAFITTI
Humans have been expressing themselves by scrawling on walls since the earliest people lived in caves. But it wasn’t until the 1970s that we started taking our messages to the walls, trains and sidewalks of urban environments around the world. ...
Graffiti is any type of public markings that may appear in the forms of simple written words to elaborate wall paintings. Graffiti has existed since ancient times, with examples dating back to Ancient Greece and the Roman Empire.In modern times, paint, particularly spray paint, and marker pens have become the most commonly used graffiti materials. In most countries, marking or painting property without the property owner's consent is considered defacement and vandalism, which is a punishable crime.
Graffiti may also express underlying social and political messages and a whole genre of artistic expression is based upon spray paint graffiti styles.
Within hip hop culture, graffiti has evolved alongside hip hop music, b-boying, and other elements.Unrelated to hip-hop graffiti, gangs use their own form of graffiti to mark territory or to serve as an indicator of gang-related activities. see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graffiti
.Good graffiti, like any good art work, takes vision, planning, effort, and often permission from those whose property might be used as the canvas.Attracted by the freedom that graffitti provides, we had to...
here are some of the graff pieces, our very own... LOCAL Grafitti Artists ( Saone, Khwezi, Kabo GENIUSkab, Mratwa, Dima). These Grafitti pieces are at the " THE BW SHOP", main mall.
.....A great artist is always before his time or behind it-Greg.
The writing on the wall.. If you're not in to design, just sit back and enjoy this amazing form of art...
"CHARACTER" BY KHWEZI
"B DUB" BY KHWEZI
KABO GENIUS-KAB CHANKU
INTERNATIONAL GRAFITTI PIECES
A good painting to me has always been like a friend. It keeps me company, comforts and inspires.
SHOW LOVE STILL.