Analysis Of Banksy 's Street Art Essay

801 Words Feb 6th, 2016 4 Pages
This media material is actually Graffiti Art that can be found on a building in Mayfair, London, on November 20, 2011, by a famous street artist known as Banksy, true identity yet still unknown. This graffiti piece displays a dark figure of a woman falling alongside a shopping cart with a shadows cast from them. The women appear to be in a fully cloth along with a set of heels and in a skirt, as with the shopping cart it appears to have objects of jewelry and wine/alcohol and other more luxury type items falling with and off it.
Banksy’s street art often expresses his satire through his thoughts against political views and Idealism. Along with this piece, he states, "We can 't do anything to change the world until capitalism crumbles. In the meantime, we should all go shopping to console ourselves.” (Wall and Piece.) Looking more into this, the figure of this woman remains obscure, shrouded she remains unknown allowing for one to easily imagine or relate themselves towards the figure and as you see the woman, she has no movement or signs of struggle or panic. This seems to suggest that the figure already came to terms in her falling outcome. For the items in her cart, each objects starts to freefall out of reach making everything else seem irrelevant for they are useless to aid in her situation. The art overall really displays the hopelessness of those who have accepted the limited happiness laid out for them in life, until they too, fall. Shop Till You Drop represents…

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