International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research

International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research


International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research
International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research
Vol. 4, Issue 4 (2018)

Graffiti: A new emerging art form in Indian streets


Neha Singh

The roots of graffiti can be traced back in the ancient history, and it reemerged with the rise of the hip-hop culture, and constant transformation, graffiti art is integral. Graffiti can be created on concrete building, paper, walls, under the bridge in any public place. Graffiti art can be both two dimensional and three dimensional; it can be illusionistic and inclusive of various techniques. Graffiti can be composed with spray paint, marker pens, stencils, acrylics, or steel. Moreover, it appeals to consumers of fine and street art, designers, grassroots politicians, and musicians. It can be seen that from a few years, with the emergence of modern art, graffiti is becoming the visual language of social equity, personal expression, and integral art in India. This paper looks at the history and evolution of graffiti and how it is emerging as a new art form and gaining the popularity among the people of India.
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