Is street art considered art?
Hereof, what is considered street art?
Street art is unofficial and independent visual art created in public locations for public visibility. Common forms and media for street art include spray paint graffiti, stencil graffiti, wheatpasted poster art, sticker art, street installations, and sculpture.
Secondly, what is the difference between street art and public art? Street art is considered rebellious in nature and illegal in practice, while public art is commissioned by cities or property owners and is considered culturally enriching and socially acceptable. Artists have used public spaces to showcase themes and bring awareness to issues.
Beside this, is street art a vandalism or art?
It is illegal under the Graffiti Vandalism Act 2016. Urban Art, unlike graffiti vandalism, is legal artwork where permission to mark the surface has been granted by the owner of the property. Urban Art is often known under many names such as street art or mural art.
Why is street art a valid art form?
street art is a way of expressing ideas and thoughts and bringing colour to a dreary world” (Fedorak, 2009). These artists do not view their work as vandalism and they hope that their work adds life and excitement to communities.