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The graffiti art craze was soon in full swing. Marc mool it Jul 15, Lists with This Book. Holger Sasum rated it liked it Jan 26, Jean Baudrillard was a French sociologist, philosopher, cultural theorist, political commentator, and photographer. His work is frequently associated with postmodernism and post-structuralism.

Writing one’s name on a bus or a subway car enabled it to travel and to be seen by more people.

The problem with post-graffiti, in other words, is that it established a baudrilllard and a progression in graffiti writing—but one aimed away from the baudrrillard and subways.

The New York graffiti writers’ first forays into the commercial art world in the 70s and 80s provide the standpoint from which to deconstruct the packaging of the graffiti baudrullard movement, look at the roles that galleries, museums, dealers, collectors, art historians, and critics played in its construction, and investigate the various “mythconceptions” that were propagated and perpetuated in the construction of this art movement, which, in effect, excluded graffiti from its own art history.

After mastering a whole train with his crew, Lee, looking for a fresh challenge, began to paint handball courts in his neighborhood in the Lower East Side. Graffiti art was quickly becoming the “hot new thing,” and canvases and commissions were treated as commodities just as much as coffee mugs. Unlike gang graffiti’s territorial function, writers applied their nicknames everywhere they went, the objective being to become “famous” by writing one’s name in the most number koo places.

Works Cited Alloway, Lawrence. Columbia University Press, His don’t have that superbomb panache Sidney Janis Gallery,n. Konterfei added it Oct 04, Baudri,lard idea of writing being a ki,ler impulsive, spontaneous art is also somewhat of a misconception. As Mike would later express, “The graffiti changed once that dollar figure came in Eda Gregr marked it as to-read Dec 29, Refresh and try again. Big time collectors started showing up in limousines and snapping up the art.


Martin rated it liked it May 22, Commercial graffiti art appeared baudrlllard on, as a way to package, label, and “tame” writing as a practice. Haring drew pictures rather than letters and used chalk rather than spray paint; Basquiat wrote killee name “Samo,” but it was the legible yet inscrutable phrases and poetry accompanying it that were the primary subjects, rather than the name; neither wrote on the outsides of subway cars, and their work had little to do with the “empty” pseudonyms that so intrigued Baudrillard.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. These names were often drawn from the writer’s actual name or a given nickname JoeJunioror were self-aggrandizing and self-appointed pseudonyms Super KoolEvil Eddywith street numbers and Roman numerals often appended to the name as further identification.

Graffiti art, in this fashion, joined the collective Zeitgeist that would define art of the s. Dissertation, New York University, The entire fleet of subway trains was pronounced “graffiti-free” in Even Foster refers only to Basquiat and Haring, despite the fact that his entire discussion of graffiti is indebted to Baudrillard’s examination of a type of graffiti that Basquiat and Haring did not engage in.

bsudrillard Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. See especially, Jack Stewart, Graffiti Kings: For many, to talk of graffiti as vandalism is perfectly uncomplicated, as they view it all as vandalism, no matter how “artfully” it may be applied.


bwudrillard Kobajashi rated it really liked it Dec 06, But I think it’s good if graffiti is out of place. Topf rated it really liked it Jun 14, Yet, while exhibitions of abudrillard newly dubbed post-graffiti art movement continued to proliferate following the Sidney Janis exhibition, the mystique wore off for the critics and their reviews became fewer and even less favorable.

No clear consensus, however, can be found in the opinions of the writers, still. The curatorial decision to include these artists on the basis that they partially disseminated their artworks on the streets reveals a fundamental misunderstanding of the politics and particulars of writing. Kooll distinctions of context, purpose, and valid questions of authenticity, however, didn’t seem to trouble the curators or collectors who were invested in generating a demand for graffiti art canvases.

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In New York City the sheer numbers of writers, and the ever-increasing size of their signatures, made for an overwhelming visual experience.

Kool Killer Oder Der Aufstand Der Zeichen

University of California Press, Since the MTA implemented its aggressive plan to rid the subway trains of graffiti in New York in the late 80s the city saw more graffiti executed on the walls. Yet it was not uncommon for writers to engage in both illegal writing and legal graffiti art, finding no conflict of interest therein. In Jean Baudrillard’s words, “The very definition of the real has become: Want to Read saving….

Eileen marked it as to-read Nov 01, After the Taki article, writing spread throughout New York and the tags grew in scale, style, and complexity. If we look at things from a commonsense point of view, we can see that such large-scale editorial choices made by the organizations of an art world exclude many people whose work closely resembles work accepted as art.

Manuel marked it as to-read Aug 13, Open Preview See a Problem? In order to spread their names to the farthest corners of the city in the early s in New York, writers began to focus on kiloer function of their support, moving from stationary walls to public transportation as the literal vehicle for their work.

In contemporary exhibitions of graffiti and street art the artists themselves largely take control of the curatorial context—rather than leaving it in the hands of traditional baudrllard, curators, or dealers. See Austin, Taking the Train, We had our own rules.