Tagged: graffiti

Art or ‘childish graffiti’? Redressing Queen Victoria and Disraeli statues sparks fury on the Mersey

Edward Young, who co-wrote an acclaimed biography of Disraeli, said: “I do think they have missed the point. Disraeli would not have said he was gay. He was mainly in love with himself. 

“It’s a bit of a stretch to say he was a warrior for Pride. He certainly wasn’t. It’s us translating our own labels on the past.”

Julian Spalding, a former director of galleries and museums in Sheffield, Manchester and Glasgow, dismissed it as “childish graffiti given contemporary credibility by trivial wokery”.

Michael Daley, director of ArtWatch UK, which campaigns to protect the integrity of works of art

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Racist Vandalism, Antiracist Graffiti and Eco-Art on the Sand Creek Regional Greenway


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A few miles from the permitted street-art frenzy of the RiNo Art District, on a stretch of the Sand Creek Regional Greenway between Commerce City and Denver’s Central Park, graffiti artists, activists, vandals and a muralist have been painting walls and signs. In the process, they’ve created a display of competing ideologies and emotions as baffling and fraught with contradiction as any cultural space in this country.

Some works beg viewers to fight for justice or pay attention to nature;

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A cool graffiti thrift shop has popped up in Dubai Design District

a group of colorful graffiti: SATWA 3000 ft

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Monochrome graffiti, vintage clothes and cool art are on the agenda…

Looking for something different to do this weekend? Check out this cool new pop up taking place at Dubai Design District. Brought to you by Satwa 3000, the thrift shop is launching as a part of the Rethink Art exhibition.

Tattoo artists, illustrators, screen printers and urban designers from Lebanon, the Philippines and Palestine teamed up to design the dynamic space, which is covered in monochrome graffiti.

For the next two weeks, shoppers will be able to explore a curated collection of pre-owned

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