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The reasons and values for why one might engage in graffiti art are as varied as the artists who produce it. A chief reason is the prospect of fa… Read More
The reasons and values for why one might engage in graffiti art are as varied as the artists who produce it. A chief reason is the prospect of fame and recognition of one’s artistic talent. Graffiti is also a form of self expression. The art as “writing” is a creative method of communicating with other writers and the general public. What it communicates is the artist’s identity, expression, and ideas. Judgments are based solely on one’s artistic ability. This type of communication is of value because it links people regardless of cultural, lingual, or racial differences in way that nothing else can. Read Less
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The reasons and values for why one might engage in graffiti art are as varied as the artists who
produce it. A chief reason is the prospect of fame and recognition of one’s artistic talent. Graffiti
is also a form of self expression. The art as “writing” is a creative method of communicating with
other writers and the general public. What it communicates is the artist’s identity, expression, and
ideas. Judgments are based solely on one’s artistic ability. This type of communication is of value
because it links people regardless of cultural, lingual, or racial differences in way that nothing else
can.