Art

The Culture and Politics of Graffiti Art

Art Crimes: The Culture and Politics of Graffiti Art

Timothy Werwath

Mar. 19, 2006

This independent research paper is © copyright 2006 Timothy Werwath. He
wrote the paper as a senior at Wilde Lake High School, Columbia, MD, USA.

“People with money can put up signs … if you don’t have money you’re marginalized…you’re not allowed to express yourself or to put up words or messages that you think other people should see. Camel (cigarettes), they’re up all over the country and look at the message Camel is sending…they’re just trying to keep the masses paralyzed so they can go about their business with little resistance.”
— Eskae

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Cover Page: BreakOne and Boki in Eger, Hungary
9 Oct. 2004. Art Crimes. http://www.graffiti.org/cfs/041009_cfs_dz.jpg .
Figure 1

Introduction

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Wild-style graffiti. Grand Rapids Street Art. http://www.equalized.org/grgraffiti/ .

“Graffiti writing breaks the hegemonic hold of corporate/governmental style over the urban environment and the situations

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ART and POLITICS NOW – Susan Noyes Platt, PhD

After many years as a tenured professor of art history, Susan Noyes Platt is currently an independent art historian and freelance art critic and curator, based in Seattle,Washington.

Her first book, Modernism in the 1920s (UMI Research Press, 1985)  examined the critical discourse on modern art in the New York art and academic press in the 1920s before the history of modern art was codified.

 

Art and Politics in the 1930s, Modernism, Marxism, Americanism (Midmarch Arts Press, 1999) looks at the interconnections of art and politics during the Depression years with a focus on criticism by Elizabeth McCausland, Anita Brenner, Charmion Von Wiegand, Alfred Barr and finally, the emergence of Clement Greenberg in 1939.

 

Art and Politics Now Cultural Activism in a Time of Crisis (Midmarch Arts Press2011)  begins with the 1999 anti WTO demonstrations in Seattle and concludes with reference to the BP Gulf oil spill

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Political Clip Art Illustrations – Clipart Guide

ACTIVITY CLIP ART
Beachcombing, Boating, Camping, Dining, Fishing, Gardening, Hiking, Horseshoes, Hunting, Painting, Picnic, Playing, Reading, Riding Horses, Sailing, Shopping, Talking, Walking,

AMERICANA CLIP ART
4th of July, American Flag, Apple Pie, Baseball, Military, Patriotic, Presidents, Statue of Liberty, Uncle Sam, Veterans,

ANIMAL CLIP ART
Baby Animals, Bears, Bees, Big Cats, Birds, Butterflies, Cats, Chicken, Cute Animals, Deer, Dogs, Dolphins, Dragon, Eagles, Elephants, Farm Animals, Fish, Frog, Frogs, Hogs, Horses, Insects, Kittens, Lions, Monkeys, Pets, Pigs, Puppies, Reptiles, Stork, Tigers, Turkey, Watch Dog,

ANIMATED GIFs

BEVERAGES CLIP ART

BIRTHDAY CLIP ART

BLACK AND WHITE CLIPART

BOAT CLIP ART
Canoe, Catamaran, Cruise Ship, Fishing Boat, Kayak, Rafting, Sailboat, Ship, Tugboat, Yacht,

BUILDING CLIP ART
Churches, Gas Stations, Houses, Restaurants, Schools, Stores,

BUSINESS CLIP ART
Boss, Business Men, Business Woman, Businessman, Charts, Contract, Employees, Graphs, Handshake, Job, Money, Office, Phone, Sales, Secretaries, Work,

CARTOON CLIP ART
Cartoon Animals, Cartoon Character, Cartoon Clipart,

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