Posted on March 13, 2010


Today, graffiti art is flourishing and will continue to flourish, whether it is accepted by art institutions or not. For graffiti to be on the same level as other traditional forms of art and receive the respect it deserves, however, two things need to occur. One is that the institutionalized art world needs to accept graffiti as a legitimate art form. Once this has occurred, the art world needs to promote a better understanding of what graffiti is and where it comes from. This is not with the view to elevate graffiti, but to allow a future diagnosis of the colonization of graffiti and the subsequent misrepresentation of the art form….article continued