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    postmodern framework with the unconventional messages and use of materials, symbolism and signs. Graffiti artist Banksy and performance, photography and video artist Jill Orr each portrays and demonstrate different focuses in unique and distinct creative practices. Banksy can be classified as a postmodern graffiti artist from the early 1990’s with a distinct style in the street art genre. He is a pioneer stencil graffiti art is characterized by bold images often combined with slogans that features on streets, walls, and bridges in cities. Banksy’s trademark is the structural use of stencils, although he occasionally creates his art freehand. He challenges the “rules” of street art, true to postmodern artworks, with the non-traditional use of stencils. Stencil graffiti is quick and inexpensive with an immediate purpose product. Because Banksy is secretive in nature, it is uncertain what techniques he uses to generate the images in his stencils. It is possible that he use a computer for some images due to the photocopy nature of his work. He often combines multi-layered stencils with street signs and other objects to revive run-down areas and provoke controversy as a result of his art. Additionally, Banksy uses photography to capture unseen messages that he post online that result in viral messages with larger impact. His once-off documentary, ‘Exit Through the Gift Shop’ was shortlisted for an Oscar. It is evident that most street artist creates anywhere they can find…

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    Banksy: A Graffiti Artist

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    art is displayed on publicly visible walls and prop pieces that he has built himself. No one has seen Banksy create his artwork because he does not do his work in the daytime so his identity is kept a secret, he mostly works in the nighttime. Banksy’s work is never for sale, but auctioneers have found a way to sell his street art to the highest bidder and it is their problem to remove it. At first Banksy started with graffiti, then changed to stenciling when he realized that it was faster when…

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    Banksy, a street artist, has become an inspiration to many people worldwide. He has also become a hated person for his graffiti. He comes from Bristol, England and makes his artworks throughout the globe. For his artworks he mainly uses stencils. He also uses appropriation in some of his artwork to display a deeper meaning to them. This week we have an interview with the man himself, Banksy. Interviewer: Some critics and writers believe you are not an artist but a vandal. This includes Charles…

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    would be no interest or demand by the public to see more of graffiti. But now that the greater public has a newfound demand to see more graffiti, the meshing of the two worlds has created a lot of controversy. By analyzing a piece of graffiti that became integrated into the greater public’s life both as a work of social value and as an object for a huge profit in the art market, Banksy’s “Slave Labour,” and the controversy surrounding it, we can look further into the convoluted claims made by…

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    Getting Permission To Create Graffiti Art On Private Property Is Not Such A Bad Idea. Some people ask if graffiti is considered an art form? While others ask if there is a place, where graffiti artists can create their artwork legally? The answers to these questions are YES! Graffiti is defined as, writing or drawings scribbled, scratched, or sprayed illicitly on a wall or other surface in a public place. Legal Graffiti/Permission Walls- A wall designated by property owners, for graffiti…

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    How has Banksy impacted the world as the world’s most renowned vandal? My former art teacher has shown my class some examples of graffiti art to demonstrate stencil art. While the class scrolled through the pictures, we discovered they were by the same artist, Banksy because they all had a strong message in them, most depicting the government and outlying issues at the time. He then proceeded to show us a documentary called Exit through the Gift Shop. Which shows how much Banksy influence the…

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    1. Activity Title Skull Craft 2. Curriculum are/Development Domain Fine motor/ Physical 3. Number of Children/Age and number of adults Four children to one teacher/ Three to five years old 4. Material Needed Model Magic of different color, 3D skull shape stencils, a variety of paint colors, paper plates, paintbrush, wood or plastic rollers 5. Location and setup of activity In the Art table 6. Preparation • Have a finished example to demonstrate children how may it looks done or painted.…

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    Shepard Fairy

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    Many younger peoples wear his clothing brand, and have seen one of his more famous posters, “Hope.” Many people, however may not know who the person is, that is behind what they wear and what they see. Shepard Fairy is an American street artist, graphic designer, activist, and illustrator. His clothing line, OBEY, emerged from the skateboarding scene. He was also hugely recognized during the 2008 presidential election after his poster of former President Barack Obama. At forty seven years old,…

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    Graffiti Vs Street Art

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    Street art and graffiti, two very different styles of expression are commonly assumed to be the same. Banksy, a street artist, film director, and political activist known for his subversive and satirical street art fused with dark humor. His works of social and political commentary are arguably the most evocative and raw pieces in the world of street art. One of the influences that made Banksy the artist he is today was Robert Del Ninja. Robert generally used a stencil for his work. His famous…

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    Banksy Research Paper

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    Banksy, an unknown English street artist, believed to be born in Bristol around 1974, rose to prominence for his controversial stencil works in the late 90’s. His career began as a small graffiti artist apart of a street art gang ‘DryBreadZ Crew’. By the late 90’s his stencil works began to become more widely recognized in many different parts of England. Banksy spent years developing a very unique style which usually consisted of striking imagery and deep political meanings. The works were…

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