What does street art mean?

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  1. street art(Noun)

    Any art developed in public spaces.

Freebase

  1. Street art

    Street art is art, specifically visual art, developed in public spaces — that is, "in the streets" — though the term usually refers to unsanctioned art, as opposed to government sponsored initiatives. The term can include traditional graffiti artwork, sculpture, stencil graffiti, sticker art, wheatpasting and street poster art, video projection, art intervention, guerrilla art, and street installations. Typically, the term street art or the more specific post-graffiti is used to distinguish contemporary public-space artwork from territorial graffiti, vandalism, and corporate art. Artists have challenged art by situating it in non-art contexts. ‘Street’ artists do not aspire to change the definition of an artwork, but rather to question the existing environment with its own language. They attempt to have their work communicate with everyday people about socially relevant themes in ways that are informed by esthetic values without being imprisoned by them. John Fekner defines street art as "all art on the street that’s not graffiti".

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of street art in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of street art in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Arjun Bahl:

    They see that street art can be used for beautifying and encouraging people to keep their surroundings clean, it has led to a sense of ownership and that leads to a sense of preservation of the work.

  2. Gonzalo Rodriguez:

    Lots of people flip out over good street art these days and if your business has something really cool painted on it people acknowledge you more, i gave the artist carte blanche to do whatever he wanted. I just told him it should have a Latin American feel to it.

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