Posts Tagged: Yantr

Moving India’s Art from Museums to Streets – Graffiti

By Bhawna Chauhan, Gargi Chanda & Keren Elizabeth Abraham

(Master of Design, National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi)

Introduction

Vandalism, disrespect, rebellion, a symbol of urban decay, these are few descriptors the vast majority of the population would use for graffiti or Street art, but is graffiti any different than any other art form? Just like any other piece of art, graffiti is an expression. It can easily be argued that graffiti is the biggest art movement ever seen, especially on a global scale. Street art today in a way is allowing people to connect with art and expression on a daily basis, the colourful and beautiful murals painted on walls, trains etc reach out to the public every day.

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Curated Bandra Street Art – St+Art Mumbai

By Rama Arya – Dec 03, 2014

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If Bandra’s charm could be codified, I guess this would be it. Cats and silver leaves—collaborative mural by Anpu Varkey (India) and Tika (Switzerland)

So what happens when 20 internationally renowned street artists from all over the world, and two passionate people from Delhi get together and decide to bring the power of art as a medium of creative expression to the streets of India, free and accessible to all? St+art happens.

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The online gallery of Graffiti and Street Art across India